17 May 2022
A huge thank you to the Church Commissioners for the appointment to act as their sustainability technical advisor to support the working group and for inviting QODA to hear the announcement made at the National Cathedrals Conference today. The Church Commissioners announced that a £190 million fund is to be made available to achieve their aim of net zero carbon by 2030. This will be made available through the Church Commissioners Distribution Framework.
5 May 2022
QODA were delighted to sponsor The Cargonauts at the IET First 'Lego' League World Championships Final which introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children ages 4-16 through fun, exciting, hands-on learning. The team from Heywood Prep, part of Wishford Schools, came first in the South West Championships in January and second (out of 2,400 teams nationally) at the UK finals. They were commended for their performance and adoption of the First Lego League's 'core values': Discovery, Impact, Teamwork, Innovation, Inclusion, and Fun. The Cargonauts represented En...
Welcome to our new starters!
26 April 2022
A huge welcome to our new starters Rhys Arnold and Jake Thompson, who have joined our Oxford office, and Ankit Patel who has joined our London office. Rhys works closely with clients to provide the best possible outcomes for end users and is also keen to mentor graduate engineers, sharing key skills and expertise to help them progress. Jake works with internal and external design teams to maximise efficiencies and to ensure the best possible solutions are offered to clients. Ankit actively supports and promotes continuous improvement by working closely with his team members,...
Design Excellence Award
14 April 2022
We are delighted that The Hide has received the Design Excellence Award at the annual Berkhamsted Citizens’ Association Environment Awards. QODA were appointed as M&E Consultants for full MEP and sustainability design duties for the private residence located in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. A dedicated chimney was designed to provide combustion air and exhaust the products of combustion. The Hide was commended for its originality & innovative design that compliments the surrounding vernacular. Thanks to HollandGreen for sharing this great news! Images: Lucy W...