RIBA has announced the shortlist for its annual West Midlands Regional Awards. These projects will be hoping to emulate the success of The Master’s House in Herefordshire, winner of the RIBA West Midlands Building of the Year 2016. Over the years, the awards have become the benchmark in identifying the very best standards in architecture across the West Midlands.
Leeds is a core focus of the Government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative and as the third largest and one of the fastest growing cities in the UK, it’s easy to see why.
Award-winning architectural firm, NORD Architects, has unveiled its latest design; a contemporary Urban Hospice intended to create a positive environment while offering support for patients in need of palliative care.
O2i Design’s expertise in sustainable construction and renewable energy helped to gain planning permission for, and develop, two bespoke eco homes, including solar thermal panels, PV cells and ground source heat pumps, enabling running costs to be kept to a minimum.
The winners of the 45th annual Wood Awards were announced at a ceremony held last month at Carpenters’ Hall in London.