ECD Architects Appointed to Hanover (Scotland) HA Framework
January 20, 2021
We are pleased to announce ECD Architects has been appointed to the Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association’ Framework for Consultant Services for Cyclical & Planned Maintenance Works.
Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association Ltd (HSHA) provides and manages an imaginative range of specialist housing for older and frail older people, as well as for families. They currently manage homes for more than 5,000 residents throughout Scotland, offering the choice of rented; shared ownership; shared equity; and fully owned housing.
ECD has 40 years of experience providing architectural services on new build and refurbishment projects within the social housing sector and a proven track record of designing high quality, sustainable homes that have a positive impact on the community and social change. We employ a talented team of designers and technicians who are passionate about simple and elegant architecture, combined with robust detailing and specifications, to ensure we deliver buildings and places that stand the test of time.
Alistair Cameron, Director at ECD Architects said: “We are delighted to have been appointed to the HSHA framework and look forward to supporting HSHA in its goal to provide its customers with the highest standards of service through the provision of homes which consist of well designed, well maintained, affordable, warm and modern housing.
“Our approach is to enable the delivery of ‘lean’ buildings – whether refurbishment or new build construction – which are inherently efficient. We use a fabric first approach, extensively improving each home’s thermal envelope with internal and external insulation, insulated doors and windows, reducing wall, floor and roof U-values to reduce energy cost whilst improving improve comfort levels or actual energy use and maintenance costs.”