Designing for Performance Athletes & Pre-Schollers

A groundbreaking new sports facility has opened in Colchester, designed by sports and leisure specialists GT3 Architects to combine the needs of both elite sports teams and local community groups. Completed for Colchester Borough Council under the Scape Perfect Circle framework... View Article

East Midlands architecture practice bolsters team with new hires

Lincolnshire-based architects and urban designers, PolkeyCollins, has welcomed two new members to its architectural team as part of its planned growth strategy. Jason Hall and Connor Horgan have joined the practice as senior architect and architectural technologist respectively. The hires come as... View Article

Slow planning process causing project delays for architects

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published the latest Future Trends survey results, a monthly report of the business and employment trends affecting the architects’ profession. In July 2021 the overall RIBA Future Trends Workload Index remained in strongly positive territory,... View Article

Rocco Design Architects nears Completion on a Headquarters Tower

Construction is wrapping up at Rocco Design Architects’ (RDA) latest project, a 193.5-meter-tall headquarters building for Essence Financial Securities featuring triple- and septuple-height courtyards that rise through the floors. Located in Futian, the central business district of Shenzhen, the tower... View Article

DLA Announces Senior Promotions

DLA Architecture, a top 100 UK architectural practice, has announced two senior promotions as part of its succession planning strategy. Mark Hargreaves has been promoted from Associate Director to become Director and education sector lead in the Leeds studio.  Mark,... View Article

Design for Hawkins\Brown’s Aston University Building Approved

Hawkins\Brown has been awarded planning approval by Birmingham City Council for a new 12,000 m² (GIA) university building for Aston University. The ten-storey building will create a new high-quality landmark as the University refreshes its central Birmingham campus with a significant... View Article

Plans for New TV Studio in Shinfield Approved

Scott Brownrigg’s design for a new purpose-built TV studio located at the Thames Valley Science Park in Shinfield has been unanimously approved by Wokingham Borough Council on behalf of the University of Reading. This follows the University’s announcement in December... View Article

Chad Gordon Autism Campus Retrofit Completes

Pedder & Scampton were commissioned by LB Haringey in 2019 to transform two dilapidated former community buildings on a shared site into a new campus for local residents with autism and complex learning disabilities and a support hub for Haringey... View Article

Beyer Blinder Belle Announces Opening of Hastings Hall

Beyer Blinder Belle (BBB) announces the opening of Hastings Hall, fully renovated graduate housing for the Union Theological Seminary (UTS) campus in New York City. The renovation is one of the first projects undertaken by the institution following BBB’s comprehensive UTS Campus Renewal Plan. The Campus... View Article

Bull in the Oak

Nestled away in a hamlet just outside Market Bosworth lies what appears to be a typical Leicestershire farmstead. Except this country idyll has pushed the boundaries of design and planning and is now home to a bespoke development of five... View Article