Furniture in Architecture .

Sainsbury Laboratory, Botanic Institute, Cambridge | Blog

The Cambridge University Botanic Garden was the brainchild of John Stevens Henslow, Professor of Botany at the University from 1825 until his death in 1861 and the loved ...
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Dining Hall Trinity Hall, Cambridge | Blog

In 2015, Luke Hughes was commissioned by Trinity Hall, Cambridge to redesign the Dining Hall furniture as part of a general refurbishment project. Amongst the challenges ...
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UK Supreme Court | Blog

The challenge for the conservation architects, Feilden & Mawson, was how to give this building another hundred-year life expectancy and turn it into a viable modern ...
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Congregation Beit Simchat Torah, New York | Blog

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah was a project of considerable significance for Luke Hughes because it was the first synagogue we completed in the US.
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Demountable Altar for Ely Cathedral | Blog

Ely Cathedral is one of the finest of all European architectural jewels. This ‘ship of the Fens’, perched in a city of just 20,000 people on an ‘island’ 85 feet above ...
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Designing a Great Communal Dining Hall | Luke Hughes

Over the last 35 years, Luke Hughes has developed a wide range of ingenious, efficient, robust and proven engineering techniques to enable communal dining halls to ...
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6 Essential Church Floor Plans to Maximise Your Space | Luke Hughes

The modern church and its seating Throughout our recent posts we have explored the history of church seating and revisited a defining moment in the design and use of ...
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2018 in review

We're pleased to say 2018 was a highly successful year for Luke Hughes, as we continued to grow the team in our Savoy Court studio and strengthen our global presence. We ...
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Solid timber or wood veneers?

When deciding whether to use solid timber or wood veneers for your furniture project, you should consider appearance, life expectancy, cost and budget. Read on for our ...
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How to match wood veneers

Wood veneers, once cut, can be matched to reach the desired look of the furniture. Read on for tips on using veneers in your design project.  This continues our series ...
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