Alan Ritchie


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House Extension Lisburn

We are very excited that the Zinc cladding is finally going on this lovely little house extension Lisburn. We had long discussions with the client to finalise the specification of the zinc and finally agreed to go with Preweathered VMZinc - Pigmento: Blue. This will be a stunning addition to the clients house. Unfortunately the [...]

What to get an Architect for Christmas?

Ho Ho Ho!! Its that special time of year when you can let that special architect in your life feel appreciated....or at least buy him the correct type of pencil. Architects are a difficult bunch to shop for. If you are like most people, you know that shopping for an architect isn’t any fun because we [...]

House extension – South Belfast

We couldn’t wait to show everyone our latest completed project, a beautiful house extension in South Belfast. We will be updating the site with final photos in the next week but here are a few quick snaps taken at the Practical Completion site visit. This project took a great deal of effort and skill to [...]

What is EnerPHit?

Topics include: Passive House for re-furb EnerPHit Standards EnerPHit Requirements EnerPHit Methods Click HERE to get a download link...  

Athletics Award for Belfast Architect

Congratulations to Roger Perrott on winning the Atletics NI 'Official of the Year' award. He was delighted to receive his trophy at last night's Athletics NI Awards ceremony from British Athletics' Jason Gardener. Jason had an illustrous Athletics carreer including winning an Olypic Gold at the 2004 Athens Olympics in the 4x100m Relay. The Belfast [...]

C60 – PPS21 Experts

C60 Architects and Town Planners are building quite a reputation for Architectural and Planning advice in relation to Farm Dwellings and PPS21 Planning Legislation! If you are considering a new dwelling in the countryside or a replacement dwelling for an existing rural building, you need look no further than the first page on Google! CLICK [...]

What is Passive House?

Topics include: insulation air tightness energy saved high comfort levels Click HERE to get a download link...  

House Extension Advice

House extension Advice If you are considering moving but still love the location of your current house and would consider extending or if you are considering buying a property with the view to extend and would like some ideas, we can help. Our ideas service is a perfect first step and gives you accurate, scaled [...]

Zero Carbon Policy and BIM news

C60 were delighted to be invited by the Wilson Group to present and discuss some of the key policies that are facing the construction industry. Wilson Group have three divisions covering healthcare, property development and construction. Both the Zero Carbon Policy and BIM will effect all three of their core divisions and effect their competitiveness [...]

C60 Ice Bucket Challenge

C60 take on the challenges of designing the built environment seriously. We also take on the Ice Bucket Challenge with the same attention to detail and style. We would like to thank Graeme Goudy Architectural Services and Alan Macpherson for the nominations. Also a tip of the hat to Sir Patrick Stewart. Cheers! We are pleased [...]