TG Escapes Blog
The latest articles from the TG Escapes team. Read on to keep up to date on the latest innovations and stories in the world of modular eco building for education, business and residential.
“A love of life and the living world; the affinity of human beings for other life forms.” Biophilic Building Design The purpose of this piece is to explore the concept of biophilic architectural design and how it can positively affect the well-being of a building’s...read more
The TG Escapes team will be attending and exhibiting at a number of conferences this coming year. If you happen to be attending please be sure to come along and say hi. Matt always has some chocolate delights waiting. If you would like to make an appointment with one...read more
One of the most frequent questions asked about modular classrooms is the space needed for certain type of classroom or school. This is particularly the case when concerning SEND (special educational needs and disability) provision in schools. Special needs vary and...read more
As children increasingly spend their free time inside indulging in ever more screen-based, sedentary pastimes, their physical and mental well-being has fallen into decline. Fitness levels are falling, obesity is on the rise and mental health is suffering, to name just...read more
Recently, one of our Garden Escape customers got in touch with us just to say how much she loved her art studio. Having heard from several customers of garden gyms, annexes and offices, we haven’t spoken to an art studio owner before, so we thought we’d give her a...read more
The Local Government Association (LGA) has recently reiterated its warning that there is a potential shortage of secondary school places “looming” in England, as an increased population moves up from the primary sector. The LGA claims that 12 councils will be over...read more
Whilst TG Escapes is better known for its classrooms and garden buildings, one of the distinguishing features of our architectural design template is its versatility and adaptability, allowing our buildings to be used for a myriad of purposes. Hence, we were delighted...read more
Definitions: Millennial - “a person reaching young adulthood in the early 21st century.” Boomerang - “to come back or return, as a boomerang.” There is no doubt that life is tough for young adults in the current economic climate. High house prices, soaring rents,...read more
School buildings are one of the biggest collective consumers of energy and, conversely, one of the largest generators of waste and pollution in our economy. In addition, largely due to the age of many of our school buildings, internal environmental conditions are...read more
“Spend some time alone every day.” Dalai Lama Modern society has a tendency to measure success by the accumulation of wealth, power and belongings and to gauge a person’s usefulness by their busyness. If we are not furiously multi-tasking and chasing the next marker...read more
Have you considered spreading your modular school build over multiple stages? Take a look at this three phase project at Woolwich Polytechnic.
Woolwich Polytechnic Is a school that has been on the up for some years now. Situated in one of London’s less gentrified locations, it has long enjoyed a good reputation for the quality of its pastoral care and, in more recent times, the impact of clever,...read more
The Mental Health Foundation has hosted Mental Health Awareness Week in the second week of May since 2000, and so the 8th to 14th May marked 2017’s event. The stated aim this year was to look at mental health from a new angle. Rather than ask why so many people are...read more