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Associated Architects Deliver
Associated Architects Deliver

19.07.12 News & Events

As early Building Information Modelling (BIM) adopters Associated Architects is using the technology to deliver cutting edge facilities for Birmingham City University well ahead of the Government mandate requiring BIM to be used on public projects from 2015. The £45m project to create the new Birmingham Institute of Art & Design in the Eastside area […]
AJ Retrofit Awards
AJ Retrofit Awards

03.07.12 News & Events

We were very pleased to discover today that three of our completed projects for the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted for the AJ Retrofit Awards 2012. “Muirhead Tower”:http://www.www.associated-architects.co.uk/projects/education/universities/muirhead-tower/ “Gisbert Kapp”:http://www.www.associated-architects.co.uk/projects/education/universities/gisbert-kapp/ “Met & Mat”:http://www.www.associated-architects.co.uk/projects/education/universities/met-and-mat-refurbishment/ Winners are announced at an award sceremony on the 12th September 2012.
EcoVicarage on BBC Newsround
EcoVicarage on BBC Newsround

19.06.12 News & Events

BCC Newround has featured the recently completely Eco Vicarage at Penzer Street, Kingswinford as an exemplar of sustainable home building. The EcoVicarage at Penzer Street achieves a double first: the first home in England to achieve the twin gold standards of environmental performance. First, zero carbon (level 6) under the UK Code for Sustainable Homes, […]
Three Peaks Challenge
Three Peaks Challenge

28.05.12 News & Events

Over what appeared to be the hottest, most cloudless weekend of the year so far, Simon Jesson climbed Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon with a team from Couch Perry Wilkes covering over 24 miles of walking, 450 driving and just over 10,000ft climbing in under 24 hours. Together they raised well over £2,500 for […]
Another award for Woodcock Street
Another award for Woodcock Street

21.05.12 News & Events

10 Woodcock Street has won the OAS Development Awards 2012 – Best Development oustide Central London! The judges said “The rejuvenation of this brownfield site has consolidated numerous offices into a single building that has resulted in a complete seachange in attitude in the workplace”. Congratulations to BCC.
AJ100 Award Winner!
AJ100 Award Winner!

17.05.12 News & Events

We are delighted to announce that we have won the *AJ100 Midlands Practice of the Year* award! Adam Wardle and James Hall were on hand to recieve the award at last night’s glittering awards evening at the Grange Hotel in London. We’d like to say a huge thanks to our clients for their continuing trust […]
K2TOG Installation at BMAG
K2TOG Installation at BMAG

27.04.12 News & Events

We have been helping to support K2TOG, a spectacular graffiti knitting installation project at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in Chamberlain Square, which will welcome and celebrate the Jamaican and American teams stay in Birmingham this summer for London 2012. The colours of the Olympian woolly intervention will match those of the teams’ national flags […]
We’re shortlisted for the first time!
We’re shortlisted for the first time!

27.04.12 News & Events

We’ve made it into the Architects Journal AJ100 survey of the top 100 UK architectural practices! And what’s more we’ve been shortlisted in the following categories for the AJ100 awards that are announced on 16 May 2012: New Entrant New Member of the Year Regional Practice of the Year (Midlands) Fingers crossed!
Planning Permission Granted, Solihull College
Planning Permission Granted, Solihull College

26.04.12 News & Events

Planning consent for the extension of Woodlands Campus of Solihull College “(@solihullcollege)”:http://twitter.com/#!/solihullcollege was granted on 25th April by the unanimous agreement of all 9 members of Solihull MBC Planning Committee. The project was recognised as being strategically important to the development of skills in the North Solihull area and tackling unemployment in the Borough. The […]
Boathouse Blog
Boathouse Blog

22.03.12 News & Events

One of our long standing clients; The King’s School Worcester has kept an interesting blog about the development of the “Boathouse”:http://www.www.associated-architects.co.uk/projects/education/independent/the-michael-baker-boathouse/ we have designed for them. Read more here: “http://www.ksw.org.uk/the-trust/latest-news/boathouse-blog-march-2012”:http://www.ksw.org.uk/the-trust/latest-news/boathouse-blog-march-2012
Market Drayton Police Station completed
Market Drayton Police Station completed

16.03.12 News & Events

Construction work has completed on the new police station in Market Drayton. The existing 1930 building has been replaced with a sustainable and purpose built station, with Associated Architects working with the local planning authority to develop a contemporary design which is sensitive to the surrounding area. The building has achieved an Excellent rating under […]
Planning Consent for Medical Teaching Building, University of Leicester
Planning Consent for Medical Teaching Building, University of Leicester

16.03.12 News & Events

Planning consent has been received for the University of Leicester’s new “Medical Teaching Building”:http://www.www.associated-architects.co.uk/projects/education/universities/medical-teaching-building/. The new 13,000sq.m building will accommodate teaching, lecture and offices for research and medical academia and is designed to Passivhaus standards. The £30m project is programmed to complete in September 2015.
Woodcock Street Wins an Award
Woodcock Street Wins an Award

07.02.12 News & Events

It was announced today that our recently completed office project for Birmingham City Council, 10 Woodcock Street has won a Built in Quality Award.
Ground Works Complete at BIAD
Ground Works Complete at BIAD

04.01.12 News & Events

Birmingham City University’s new building for the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design is rising rapidly from the ground at Eastside following the successful early stages of construction, completed ahead of programme by contractor Willmott Dixon. The building is to be linked by a bridge to Millennium Point and will provide shared media studios and […]
Eco Vicarages Passivhaus
Eco Vicarages Passivhaus

25.11.11 News & Events

Our recently completed Eco Vicarage in Stourbridge featured in the Sunday Telegraph. As far as we know it’s the first home in England to achieve both the two gold standard measures of environmental performance. Firstly, it’s rated as zero carbon (level 6) under the UK Code for Sustainable Homes. This measures holistic sustainability across nine […]
Mailbox Steps in the Guardian
Mailbox Steps in the Guardian

04.10.11 News & Events

A large photograph of the new steps and green wall at The Mailbox canalside was used in The Guardian this weekend in an article about the record breaking temperatures in the UK over the weekend. Glad to see people using the steps as they were intended for…..chilling in the sunshine.