Guildford Design Awards Exhibition January 27, 2023

It was great to see our project for a Grade II listed property in Shere featured in the recent Guildford Design Awards Exhibition. The exhibition featured all previous Guildford Design Award winners from the past 2 years and showcased in the throughout Guildford, Pirbright, Ripley, Shere and West Horsley. Our project won in the Private House…

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Private House, Surrey Hills – Rear View January 26, 2023

New build two storey house on an extremely sloped site. Cedar cladding at the first floor adds a contemporary feel capped by a low-pitched butterfly roof. The South elevation features large format glazing and high floor to ceiling levels which generate a lofty feel to the rooms, overlooking an external lap swimming pool (heated using…

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Private House, Surrey Hills – Approach January 20, 2023

The proposal replaces the existing 1960s house with a new dwelling to modern living standards, using sustainable and energy efficient materials. The house features an air source heat pump, MVHR, lots of PV and a great SAP rating of 107. Not just Zero Carbon, we are 30% beyond Zero Carbon. High floor to ceiling levels…

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The 5 Principles of Passivhaus Design January 16, 2023

PASSIVHAUS DESIGN: We are pleased to announce that Paul and Mollie in our office are progressing towards achieving Passive House designer certification. Obtained over a two-month period of study with the Peter Warm / Coaction practitioner-led Passivhaus training course, guided by highly experienced mentors with a variety of experience. So we asked them to illustrate the…

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House of Fraser, Guildford – Model January 13, 2023

On major developments, producing physical models of our designs placed within their context can be key way to convey our ideas to the wider community. This physical model shows the refurbishment and extension of the House of Fraser in Guildford from the 2000s. The store is Grade II listed and occupies a central position in…

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Construction timelapse of St Catherine’s School, Bramley January 4, 2023

Construction timelapse of the recently completed new art and design facilities for St Catherine’s School, Bramley The scheme includes a sixth form art studio, photography studio, dark room, textiles studio, food technology suite and exhibition space as well as remodelling of the existing building. With thanks to Ash Contracting Limited. 

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Lytle Associates Architects December 23, 2022

Lytle Associates Architects wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year for 2023! We will be closed for the holiday period from lunchtime on Friday 23rd December 2022, reopening on Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

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Christmas Jumper Day 2022 December 12, 2022

The Office took part in the Christmas Jumper Day supporting Save the Children UK last week. Some great efforts on show from the team.    

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Client and consultant Christmas party December 2, 2022

It was lovely to open our offices up last night for our Lytle Christmas drinks party. Thanks to everyone who joined us and to Tattam’s for providing the cocktails.

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Internal shot of contemporary dwelling in Guildford November 28, 2022

Internal shot of our recently completed contemporary dwelling in Guildford. High floor to ceiling levels generate a lofty feel to the rooms and large areas of glazing at the two storey southern elevation provide unbeatable views of the Surrey Hills and the South Downs. Photograph by Jon Mcrae Photography. https://www.jonmcrae.co.uk/

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Office visit to a Passivhaus November 22, 2022

Members of the office recently enjoyed a trip to a Passivhaus in Emsworth, Hampshire by Ruth Butler Architects as part of the Passivhaus 2022 Open Day events. Constructed using cross laminated timber construction, the contemporary house sits on a former site of a St Johns Ambulance garage and reuses elements of most of the former…

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Welcome to Farah Nasution as Part 1 Architectural Assistant November 14, 2022

We are pleased to welcome Farah Nasution as a Part 1 Architectural Assistant after graduating from the University of Kent. She is interested in inclusive design and urban design – creating liveable and sustainable public spaces and cities. She wrote her final year dissertation on an inclusive school in Wolverhampton, assessing its inclusivity in its…

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Salesian School Sports Hall – Site Office Visit November 9, 2022

Members of the office recently visited the new Sports Hall at Salesian School in Chertsey which is nearing completion. Really exciting to see the progress made and thank you to MCS Construction for hosting. Situated between the current gym and artificial pitch, the new facility will create a sports hub for the campus and includes…

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Welcome to Emma Treeby as our new Office Manager November 7, 2022

We are pleased to welcome Emma Treeby to the practice as our new Office Manager after having run her own two businesses for the past decade. She is now very happy to be working in a team, in such a creative and collaborative environment. We are enjoying having a fresh pair of eyes to challenge…

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Voting still open for the 2022 Surrey Property Awards November 2, 2022

Celebrating being nominated for “Architectural Practice of the Year” in the 2022 Surrey Property Awards with this photo of us from the archives! Voting closes this Friday 4th November, we would love to win this and would really appreciate you voting for us. It only takes thirty seconds to vote. Link below: http://surreypropertyawardsvote.co.uk/ Thank you!

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Sneak peek of new build contemporary dwelling in Guildford October 31, 2022

A sneak peek at our recently completed new two storey contemporary dwelling in Guildford. The proposal replaces the existing 1960s house with a new dwelling to modern living standards, using sustainable and energy efficient materials. With thanks to Jon Mcrae Photography for the brilliant completion photos, more coming soon! https://www.jonmcrae.co.uk/    

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Surrey Property Awards 2022 – Vote October 5, 2022

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for the ‘Architectural Practice of the Year’ in the 2022 Surrey Property Awards. If we’ve worked with you in the past, we’d love for you to take a moment & vote for us – link below, thank you! surreypropertyawardsvote.co.uk

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Christian runs the London Marathon! October 4, 2022

Congratulations to our architect Christian on completing the London Marathon on Sunday. Well done to everyone who ran this year and to those who raised money for many important charities and causes.

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Details – Residential project in Epsom August 16, 2022

Brickwork details with chamfered window reveals reinforcing a contemporary style at a recently completed residential project in Epsom.  

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Concept sketch to completed project August 9, 2022

On a postage stamp site, the Metro is an innovative and contemporary flatted development of 10 units which has yielded a high density in a town centre location adjacent to the railway station. Gently curving away from the eye, the building naturally draws you to and then away from its form. The Walnut Tree Close…

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Natasha Soans joins as Junior Architectural Technician July 26, 2022

We are pleased to welcome Natasha Soans as a full-time member of staff after graduating from the University of Portsmouth this summer, joining as a Junior Architectural Technician. Since joining the practice in Spring 2022, Natasha has since discovered a passion for architectural detailing and technical design and is looking to continue to gain experience…

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David Gradden joins as Architectural Technologist July 20, 2022

We are delighted to welcome David Gradden as Architectural Technologist. Originally from South Africa, David qualified with his N.H Dip (Arch) in Johannesburg and developed professionally as an Architectural Technologist in a broad range of sectors from Schools, Hospitals, Police stations, University campus buildings and High-end residential projects. After moving to the U.K in 2015…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Late 1990s June 29, 2022

Our favourite and most notable projects from the late 90s. Including St. John Ambulance in Guildford and Riverside, a residential development of 10 apartments with penthouse offering panoramic views of the River Wey. The development marks the Southern Entrance into Guildford with Arts and Crafts and Wharf architecture design references.    

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Work Experience from Salesian School, Chertsey June 27, 2022

It was great to welcome Freya and Kwame from Salesian School, Chertsey for a week’s work experience in our Office continuing our close links with the School following the completion of a new 6th Form classroom block and Sports Hall, currently on site. In their time with us both undertook the ‘Pavilion in the Park’…

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Our 35th Anniversary: The Early 1990s June 21, 2022

Continuing looking back on some of our favourite and most notable projects for our 35th anniversary, this time from the early 90s!

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