Build Architecture Awards

Build Architecture Awards 2015 96 Rex Hawkesworth Architect & Planning Consultancy is an innovative private housing specialist working primari- ly in the Hampshire and Sussex regions. Exciting and innovative projects are vital for the firm, which has recently worked on a scheme for prefabricated housing. In addition the firm is currently working on a book which will provide information to other industry members on the exciting and unique work they do, which is due to be finished soon. The firm’s principal consultant, Rex Hawkes- worth has always been keen to enhance industry knowledge, and used to teach design and economics at the local Technical Collage, and also lectured by invitation at the Portsmouth School of Architecture and provided out of school tuition. He provided his services at Portsmouth School of Archi- tecture unpaid, proving his dedication to learning within the industry. Rex is now nearing retirement, but the firm has worked extensively on a wide range of projects over the years including residential estates up to 150 units. Individual housing, flats, extensions, surveys and even some specialist industrial work. The firm are pioneers of Neo Vernacular work in speculative housing and work primarily for within this industry, creating housing that is simple and original and popular with the public. Rex explains how his work in this area and others has gained him significant exposure within the industry. “In 2005 the V&A Museum took my drawings as a token of late 20th. century private housing, & last year articles appeared in the 20 century mag. and Zurich Architectural Univ. I had considerable design work in the Architects Handbook 2002 and I have produced three books of my housing work under the titles Housing In The Private Sector .My housing work was very prominent in the Daily Mail Book of Home Plans, via articles and photos.” Best for Neo Vernacular Speculative Housing 2015 Rex Hawkesworth Architect & Planning Consultancy Company: Rex Hawkesworth Architect & Planning Consultancy Email: [email protected] Address: 4 Rampart Gardens, Hilsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO3 5LR Telephone: 023 9266 2330