|10th May 16
||We have upgraded to Revit 2017
|11th Mar 16
||18 Belle Vue Road, Saltash (our new home) is officially opened.
|4th Dec 15
||We moved into our new premises in Saltash, closer to civilisation, and with a fast
broadband connection. The office now has views across the river Tamar and up to
Dartmoor. As well as moving we have re-named ourselves CFD Architects.
|15th Nov 16
||Congratulations to school student Ryan Barriball on his first prize in the RIBA
Cornwall Inette Austin-Smith Work Experience Student. The hard work in your week with us in
July paid off.
|12th Jun 15
||Three Catchfrench Design projects are finalists in the LABC South West (Cornwall,
Devon and Dorset). Sunnyside at Downderry, Church Lane in Padstow, and
Pentyak in Higher
Harlyn. Pentyak was also highly
commended. Andy went along on the night to pick up the awards on the stage.
|29th May 15
||We say farewell to Sue, and wish her many years of happy retirement.
|14th Nov 14
||Once again Catchfrench Design were at the Cornwall Architectural Trust annual lecture
and dinner with guest speaker Piers Taylor (and with the Work Experience competition display for
|9th Oct 14
||Three days of 3D Studio Max training completed.
|25th Sep 14
||Conservation CPD completed including a trip up the outside of Truro
|2nd July 14
||Andy Lolley has been contributing to the Design Review Panel again today.
|1st April 14
||RIBA President visiting Cornwall. Jane Hamlyn was there to meet him.
|25th July 13
||Jane Hamlyn has been selected as the next RIBA Cornwall Branch Chairman starting
in September 2014.
|14th May 13
||We switched over to using Autodesk Revit 2014 design software.
|22nd Mar 13
||Catchfrench Design hosted the Cornwall BIM Surgery with Andy Lolley and Steve Race leading the discussion.
|27th Feb 13
||Andy Lolley gave a presentation on BIM for the Small Practice at the RIBA CPD day in
|4th Dec 12
||North Point has
been featured in the Cornwall
|16th Oct 12
||Judging has taken place for the RIBA Cornwall Branch Work Experience
competition 2012. Results to be announced soon. See the judges here.
|8th Jun 12
||Our project at Trevone, Upper Dobbin Close, was a finalist in the 'Best conversion'
category at the South West Regional Local Authority Building Control Awards. See photos
|30th May 12
||The RIBA Cornwall Branch Work Experience competition for 2012 has been launched, and
it has an Olympic theme!
|17th May 12
||Ask an Architect at Green Build Cornwall event at the Eden Project (more details)
|3rd Feb 12
||Our 'architect-on-the-spot' service is launched (more details)
|18th Nov 11
||Our work experience student, David Speare, was announced as achieving second place in
the 2011 RIBA Work Experience Competition at the annual Cornwall Architectural Trust lecture and
dinner. Well done David!
|1st Nov 11
||Catchfench Design hosted a CPD seminar by Wedi Boards for local businesses
|19th Oct 11
||The Cornwall Skills at Redruth saw many businesses and organisations attend and
share there skills and knowledge. Catchfrench Design supported the RIBA Cornwall stand.
(details of the event)
|29th Sept 11
||Visit to Melbur Quarry (Aggregate Industries) for a tour of the Masterblock works and presentations on
various products. (photo)
|23rd Sept 11
||The 'RIBA Housing
11 - Directory of Chartered Practice' publication, featuring Greenaway Reach
has been published. See the feature here.