Data Centres

RBA is one of the leading architectural practices in France recognised for its experience in the design and construction of data centres. The firm has worked on numerous projects in Europe and the Middle East, notably in France for Global Switch, Equinix, Digital Realty, Telecity, Sodearif and Bouygues Energy Services. These projects can be very challenging. The large consumption of energy, the quantity of heat production, the high tech equipment to be housed safely and efficiently, often in vast spaces, requires skill and technical know-how in order to best integrate the various components of the architectural project.

The construction of data centres throws up many questions, for example, choosing the suitable type of data centre – standard or modular, the long term durability of the building, integration and location of technical elements, principles of cooling and choosing the most suitable air conditioning system, building security, materials used and high quality construction detailing, all must be considered when developing the aesthetic concept and form of the building which best serves the technical and economic interests of the project.
More information about our Data Centre expertise

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Retail

Reid Brewin Architectes has extensive experience in the design and construction of retail spaces. We understand the importance of sourcing high quality materials to enhance sales spaces, we produce lighting studies, colour studies and resource unusual samples in order to make sure that each space is unique and interesting. We are also experienced in the design of bespoke items of furniture, from reception desks to shelving units, kitchens and lighting systems.

By conducting regular site visits and checking the work at every stage we are able to ensure that our projects meet the high quality standards demanded for luxury boutiques. Through helping our clients to source the latest in fashionable materials and finishes which also comply with French building regulations. We have extensive knowledge of materials and manufacturers.

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Workplace

Reid Brewin Architects have extensive experience in the Workplace sector having delivered large scale office developments, space planning exercises and bespoke retrofit projects for select clients. RBA work regularly on spaceplanning, refurbishment, fit-out and renovation projects. The team includes several architects with interior design training and experience who work on selecting finishes, materials and colours etc. and also produce 3D images and design documentation.

Supported by a network of specialist furniture suppliers and designers as well as specialists in signage, movemanagement, we are able to provide clients with a complete design service for all fit-out projects. Our projects are modelled using Revit which helps us to ensure the coordination of the various designers and suppliers, it also makes it easier to monitor changes and maintain quality standards.

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Science

Reid Brewin Architects recently appointed a team responsible for scientific and research projects. The architects mutual knowledge can cover most of the fields of bioscience (Pirbright Institute, Zentrum center, CEA) but also Health and Physical science (NPL in London and the Tyndall Institute).

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Renovation-Refurbishement

Reid Brewin Architects has been involved in several building renovation projects. Our technical knowledge of construction has allowed us to undertake major renovation works for residential, industrial, logistics and storage buildings, both in France and abroad.

Through our project contribution, our practice helps you extend the life of these buildings both benefiting the environment and providing a better operational efficiency and profitability.

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Certified ISO 9001 since 2010

We have quality management systems in place to keep us efficient and organised. By ensuring continuity of work between staff and our consultant teams we can improve the quality of our work and ensure client satisfaction.  

 
 

Certified ISO 14001 since 2011

As an architectural practice we are aware of our responsibility towards sustainable development and aim to minimise our impact on the environment whilst raising awareness in our projects of technical developments.  

 
 

Certified Cyber Essentials since 2019

As part of our commitment to robust data security, Reid Brewin Architects is CyberEssentials certified. CyberEssentials is a UK Government-backed scheme to help organisations protect themselves from cyber-attacks such as hacking, phishing & password guessing.