Another Award Win !
7 November 2018
d'overbroeck's Sixth Form Centre has been awarded an Oxford Preservation Trust award for the buildings at 333 Banbury Road. Congratulations to d'overbroeck's and the team on the success and recognition received at the OPT award ceremony last night. QODA are extremely proud to have worked on this fantastic project!...
1 November 2018
We are pleased to announce Jeremy’s promotion to Principal Engineer. Jeremy has developed into a key member of the QODA team over recent years and has extensive experience in various sectors. He has taken the lead on some of our landmark and technically complex projects and has always provided our Clients with an exceptional level of service. Jeremy has worked on a number of transformational schemes in the independent schools and science and research sectors.
New Development at Waterloo International Station
30 October 2018
QODA are thrilled to be a part of the team working on the development at Waterloo bringing a mixed-use retail and social space that reflects the independent and creative spirit of Waterloo. It's great to see it moving into construction stage. Read more.
4 October 2018
We are pleased to announce Oliver Fuller’s promotion to Associate. Oliver has developed into a key member of the QODA team over recent years. He has taken the lead on some of our exciting and technically challenging projects and has always provided our Clients with a high level of service. He has more recently focussed on developing business in the South West and we see this as a great opportunity for both Oliver and QODA to develop a presence in the region.
Joel Callow Speaking at HCEstates Conference
14 September 2018
Does natural daylight make patients and staff healthier? How can we design healthcare buildings to maximise daylight? Joel Callow, our Technical Director, will lead a talk at Healthcare Estates on 'Natural daylight in healthcare: getting the right environment'. The event will take place in Manchester 9-10th October and Joel will be accompanied at the event by Matt Tyrrell, our Healthcare lead. Come along to find out more.
Gunnersbury Park Grand Re-Opening
11 July 2018
Gunnersbury Park has re-opened its doors to local people this weekend following the completion of an ambitious restoration project to bring its rich heritage to life. The restoration of the park and museum has been delivered thanks to a partnership between joint owners Ealing and Hounslow Councils, and the Heritage Lottery fund and Big Lottery. Significant restoration has been carried out on the museum and other listed structures which will allow local people to benefit from the park’s rich heritage. QODA were involved with the museum refurbishment project after being appoint...
Congratulations to Shakespeare’s New Place
15 March 2018
Congratulations to the Shakespeare Birth Place Trust on their Selwyn Goldsmith Award for Inclusive Design - Commendation. QODA were appointed by the Shakespeare Birth Place Trust as part of the team with Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios to both improve the visitor experience of New Place and Nash's House and to also facilitate the demands of the modern generation. The project focused mainly on the redesign of the garden site through new landscaping and an extension of the Grade 1 Listed Jacobean museum building. This sensitive extension to Nash's House has brought additional exhib...
QODA welcomes new team member to their Birmingham team!
5 February 2018
We are pleased to announce that as part of our business growth strategy, Dominic O’Hara has joined QODA’s Birmingham office as Associate Director. Dominic brings over 20 years’ experience of building services design having previously worked in senior roles at Capita, Buro Happold and Morgan Sindall on a wide range of projects in the UK and overseas. In his role, Dominic will be working closely with clients and design professionals to produce innovative and sustainable building designs. QODA are a highly experienced team of engineering consultants specialising in bringing th...
New year, new starters
26 January 2018
We are pleased to welcome three new starters to QODA. Dan McNaughton has joined us as a Senior Mechanical Engineer & Laura Villoria has joined us as a Graduate Sustainability Engineer, both are based in the Oxford Office. Dr Joel Callow has also joined as a Technical Director with sustainability and specialist daylight expertise. Joel will be supporting all three QODA offices.
Passivhaus: lunch and learn
26 January 2018
Passivhaus: Genuinely Low Energy Buildings Passivhaus is a voluntary, low energy building standard that is gaining ground in both domestic and non-domestic buildings worldwide. It is known for its technical rigour, the high comfort and health levels of the buildings that achieve it, and reliable elimination of the performance gap between design intent and occupied building energy usage. This presentation is an overview of the Passivhaus standard for building designers, developers and constructors, introducing key concepts such as air tightness detailing, avoiding thermal bridgi...