We were asked by the North Devon Journal to makover some shops in Ilfracombe (click on this link to take you to the article:http://alturl.com/uq4x. I was shocked at how bad the high street had got whenever I returned home to see my parents. Out of that article came this blog. We believe Ilfracombe is beautiful, it just needs a bit of love, a sprinkle of vision and of course some cash.
The makeovers can be seen by clicking in the ‘makeover visuals’ category on the right. Here is a small sample:
This is the current state of the building:
But what if was turned into “the green house’ to serve the community as it once did?
Original ‘green wall’ photo: Rory Hyde
Green wall systems absorb noise, are self irrigating, stop graffiti, help insulate the building and enhance the environment. They vary in price but are around £350 per metre square.
That’s it really.
We have not been paid for the work on this blog.
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We are designers, this is our passion and we honestly believe that good design makes a difference.