Photoshoot at Elmwood Road

Elmwood Road finally gets it’s moment to shine. Our wonderful Client made sure it was spotless and filled the house with fresh flowers and abundant fruit bowls! Thanks to lifestyle interior and product design photographer Tom Griffiths.


NEWS: RIBA Conservation Registrant

We love working with old buildings. Understanding their significance is a key part of what we do. Throughout her career as an Architect, Melanie has pre-dominantly worked with listed buildings, sites of special scientific interest, Scheduled Ancient Monuments and Conservation Areas. This has been acknowledged by her acceptance onto the RIBA Conservation Register of specialists - at Conservation Registrant (CR) level.


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NEWS: Planning Consent for The Pavilion

Goode Architecture have obtained planning permission for works to 'The Pavilion', a 19th century former coach house, now a family home, which sits within the sensitive context of the Cator Estate and Blackheath Park Conservation Area.

Our proposals include much-needed repairs to the building fabric to ensure its ongoing preservation, the removal of unsympathetic additions to the house, and developing carefully-designed extensions which are in keeping with the host building and reconfigure the interior to better accommodate the needs of the owners.



Shoreditch Summer Party

Beers in hand, we basked in the late August sunset on a balcony in Shoreditch, and the warm glow of admiring comments for our newly-completed interior for digital performance marketing agency Tug.

The bespoke concrete worktops and bar with integrated beer tap stood up to heavy use from the party crowd, while new desks by Very Good & Proper, and handcrafted, patinated metal internal screens got lots of compliments from their new owners and visitors alike.

Exhibition: Sheffield School of Architecture in London

Melanie spent several enjoyable evenings in the atmospheric surroundings of Old Spitalfields market this week, helping to host a showcase exhibition of work produced by students at Sheffield School of Architecture.

The traveling exhibition was masterminded and delivered by the brilliant Simon Chadwick, Director of the Undergraduate Programme at SSoA, ably assisted by a team of Sheffield students.

Photographs by Simon Chadwick

Hill Top Interior Inspiration

We visited Beatrix Potter's snug and sweetly decorated farmhouse Hill Top out of affection for childhood favourite characters Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck, but came away inspired by her creative and unusual interior touches, and the beauty of the Lake District landscapes.

Beatrix moved to Hill Top farm after her marriage to William Heelis. Her additions and decorations include hand-carved initials over the fireplace, an art-deco brass door knocker on the kitchen door, deep saturated colour from Persian rugs and a bold printed wallpaper climbing the walls and creating a floral canopy across the ceiling. 

Miniature bronze characters from her books nestle among the unique and personal ornaments displayed from her life here. The highlight, displayed on Beatrix's oxblood leather writing desk, is the letter containing the first mentions, and portraits, of Peter...