Timescale no barrier to JDDK hospice improvement projects

The tight timetable imposed by the Department of Health’s 2013 Capital Funding Grant programme to fund improvements to the physical environment of hospices has proved no barrier to Newcastle-based architects, Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd who currently have five projects on site. Applications from hospices were required to be submitted by 5 November… Full Article >

JDDK Appoint New Technologist

Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall Ltd (JDDK) have announced the appointment of Architectural Technologist, Chun Kit Yuen at the Newcastle-based architectural practice. A graduate from the University of Huddersfield in 2012, 23 year old Chun was born in Hong Kong but moved to Cowgate in Newcastle at a very early age where he still lives.… Full Article >

The Witham to Spearhead Barnard Castle Regeneration

An ambitious restoration of historic buildings and new build project within the centre of Barnard Castle has been officially handed over to Durham County Council by Newcastle-based architects, Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd, designed to spearhead the regeneration of Barnard Castle town centre. The £2.3m Witham and Library Development Project, managed by Barnard Castle… Full Article >

Healthcare Commendation for JDDK

Design work by Newcastle-based architects, Jane Darbyshire & David Kendall (JDDK) Ltd has been highly commended at the national Building Better Healthcare (BBH) Awards held on November 6 in London. The practice’s work at the Marie Curie Hospice in Edinburgh was highly commended in the ‘Best Use of Existing Estate’ category which recognises projects which improve… Full Article >

The Sill Design Revealed

The initial design proposals for the Sill – the proposed national landscape centre in Northumberland – which triggered our appointment represented only a starting point. Working closely with our client, Northumberland National Park Authority (NNPA) and the Youth Hostel Association (YHA), Glen Kemp Landscape Architects and Cundall as planning consultants, we undertook two separate community participation exercises… Full Article >