Permission in conservation area

Planning approval has been given for modern additions to a house in a prominent position in the conservation area of Kibworth Beauchamp.

The proximity of the railway line and railway bridge resulted in an extension to the Victorian building that provides privacy for the garden as well as additional space.

The project also includes a modern loft conversion and removal and repair of unsympathetic work by previous owners.
Planning approval for modern house

Planning permission has been granted for a contemporary dwelling on a secluded plot between a Grade II listed hall and a Grade I listed church, resulting in a sensitive response to the site setting.
Architectural Guide: Rutland Street

Written for the Love Architecture Festival, this architectural guide looks at key buildings along Rutland Street and the master plan for the Cultural Quarter in Leicester's city centre.

Mixed use redevelopment proposal

The mixed use redevelopment of a brownfield site in Leicester has been submitted for planning.

The proposal combines the retention and conversion of the two historic buildings for residential use with the construction of new apartments and offices around a landscaped courtyard.

The site is located in the Georgian new town, now part of the New Walk Conservation Area, and the oldest of the buildings date back to around 1840.
Upside Down House in Malta granted

Planning permission has been granted for the refurbishment and extension of a listed townhouse in Sliema in Malta. The new top floor will house kitchen, dining and living area with access to new roof terraces.
Modern house in historic context

The planning application for the design of a contemporary dwelling has been submitted on a secluded piece of land situated between a Grade II listed hall and a Grade I listed church.
Permission for holiday apartment 17.09.2017

Plans to turn a vacant stable block into a rural holiday apartment have been approved; the spacious character of the upper floor will be retained with great views across the open countryside.
Love Architecture: Cultural Quarter

The guided walk is part of Heritage Open Day 2017 and looks at historic and contemporary buildings in the Cultural Quarter incl LCB Depot, Maker’s Yard, Curve and Phoenix Square.
Proposal for Maltese townhouse

The refurbishment and extension of a listed townhouse in Sliema proposes to relocate kitchen, dining and living area to a new top floor with easy access to new terraces on the existing roof.
LRSA Presidency concluded

After two years at the helm Nils Feldmann has passed on the presidency of the Leicestershire & Rutland Society of Architects to his successors Jennifer Oxley and Sylvester Cheung.
RIBA Journal Litmus Group

Nils Feldmann has been named as one of the 40 architects who will form the newly created Litmus Group to provide regular feedback on the RIBA Journal's editor Hugh Pearman.
Historic townhouse in Malta

The vacant townhouse in Sliema in Malta will receive a new contemporary top floor and roof terraces as part of a sympathetic refurbishment including the repair of the key internal and external features.
Planning approval for Victorian Mill

The residential conversion of a Victorian mill in Leicester's city centre will create 12 apartments, including duplex dwellings over two floors with views across the old town and the adjacent New Walk.
Contemporary conversion approved

The proposals for the house in the Derbyshire Dales have been approved including a two-storey extension and the wheel-chair friendly reconfiguration of the ground floor.
Mixed-use conversion in Palma

The listed building and the two adjoining properties in the Sindicat neighbourhood of Palma de Mallorca will be converted into apartments and the protected ground floor shop carefully refurbished.

Planning application submitted

The proposed conversion of the Victorian mill, built originally as a shoe or hosiery factory, will bring the building back to life, remove crude alterations from the facades and add a contemporary rooftop extension.

The top floor will be a modern addition to the eclectic street scene and complement the solid masonry façade.

The conversion will create 12 dwellings including duplex apartments with views across the old town and New Walk.
Rural extension aproved

The proposals for the former agricultural barn include the creation of a new walled garden, which opens out towards the sun and offers panoramic views across the open countryside
Park View transformation complete

The detached house overlooking Sutton Park, one of the largest urban parks in Europe, has received a comprehensive refurbishment as well as a two-storey extension and a new entrance.
Architectural Guide: Rutland Street

Written for the Love Architecture Festival, this architectural guide looks at key buildings along Rutland Street and the master plan for the Cultural Quarter in.
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Love Architecture: Cultural Quarter

The guided walk is part of Heritage Open Day and looks at historic and contemporary buildings in the Cultural Quarter incl LCB Depot, Maker’s Yard, Curve and Leicester Print Workshop.
Second term as LRSA President

Nils Feldmann has been re-elected as the President of the Leicestershire & Rutland Society of Architects and will also continue in his role on the Conservation Advisory Panel at Leicester City Council.
RIBA Journal: EM Awards 2016

The RIBA Journal features this year's Regional Awards winners in its June edition, with an introduction to the East Midlands and its key urban developments by Nils Feldmann.
Join the C20 Society

Feldmann Architects have joined the East Midlands group of the Twentieth Century Society, which protects and promotes the heritage of architecture and design in Britain from 1914 onwards.
Listed building consent granted

The approved plans to convert the Grade II listed Outpatient Clinic and Nurses Home of the former Coventry & Warwickshire Hospital into student accommodation also include new buildings on the site.
RTPI Urban Design Network

Feldmann Architects presented case studies at the panel discussion "Creating successful places: Challenges, Catalysts and Opportunities" organized by the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Planning consent achieved

The proposals to refurbish a detached house in rural Leicestershire have been granted planning permission; the work incorporates sympathetic two-storey extensions on both sides of the dwelling.
Listed building consent granted

The origins of the Grade II listed house date back to the 17th century; the approved changes re-instate the historic footprint and repair unsympathetic alterations from previous decades.
10 Years at the LSA

Since 2005 Nils has been teaching students at the Leicester School of Architecture of De Montfort University as a senior lecturer about design, structures
and construction.
Homebuilding & Renovating

Knighton House features in the March edition of Homebuilding & Renovating and is illustrated as an example of how contemporary additions can sit perfectly with period properties.

Grand Designs: House of the Year

Feldmann Architects feature on Channel 4's Grand Designs: House of the Year, which follows the search of the Royal Institute of British Architects for the best new home in Britain.

Knighton House in Leicester is shown as a contemporary example of renovating and extending a period property and Kevin McCloud said:

"New approaches, materials and ideas can revitalize an old building; the extensions are low, long and powerful."
Pfister+Vogel back in use

The conversion of the lower floors of the Grade II listed Pfister+Vogel former leather warehouse back to offices has been completed and Mojo Promotions have moved into their new accommodation.
Leicester's hidden potential

In an article for the Leicester Mercury Nils Feldmann argues for a better appreciation and inventive re-use of post-war properties in the city centre, instead of non-descript redevelopment.
Interview with BBC Radio

Nils Feldmann was invited to join BBC Radio Leicester a live debate about architecture and public realm in the city and the role of the Leicestershire & Rutland Society of Architects.
Planning permission granted

The plans to reconfigure a two-storey dwelling in Leicestershire have received planning approval and include contemporary extensions facing the street and overlooking the open countryside.
Article for the Architects' Journal

On behalf of the Architects' Journal Nils Feldmann reviewed undergraduate and postgraduate work in the 2015 Degree Show at the Leicester School of Architecture.
President of the LRSA

Nils Feldmann has been elected as the 72. President of the Leicestershire & Rutland Society of Architects; he also represents the LRSA on the Conservation Advisory Panel at Leicester City Council.
Presentation at Sustainability Forum

On behalf of the Royal Institue of British Architects Nils Feldmann illustrated the approach of architects to create sustainable buildings at the East Midlands Chamber's Sustainability Forum.
Winner of two RIBA Awards 2015

Feldmann Architects received two RIBA awards for Knighton House at the awards ceremony at Leicester Cathedral:
RIBA East Midlands Awards 2015 and
RIBA East Midlands Small Project 2015.
Listed building consent for offices

The conversion of the iconic Grade II listed former headquarters and warehouse back to its historic use as offices has been approved; the sensitive repair will restore the original open plan ground floor.
Guest critic at the Bartlett

Nils Feldmann was invited as a guest critic to the Bartlett School of Architecture by Unit 17, run by Yeoryia Manolopoulou, Niall McLaughlin and Michiko Sumi to review work by post-graduate students.
FMB National Awards Winner

Knighton House was named the Energy Efficient Project of the Year and Rockingham Construction won the Federation of Master Builders National Award at the ceremony in London.
Planning approval for refurbishment

The proposal to extend and reconfigure a two-storey house overlooking Sutton Park has received planning approval. The work includes a new entrance and additional accommodation facing the garden.
LCB Depot work complete

The most significant addition is an illuminated light wall of glowing orange panels, which is visible from Rutland Street and revitalizes the lobby with a contemporary look and new furniture.