We have been appointed to design a new centre for Birmingham Dogs’ Home, a local charity which rescues and cares for stray dogs from across the West Midlands and South Staffordshire. This exciting project will enable them to further develop their vital work of re-uniting lost pets with their owners and finding new homes for […]
K2TOG Knit 2 Together Art Project Installation Begins
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Birmingham based knitting graffiti artist group “Stitches and Hos”:http://stitchesandhos.wordpress.com/ has begun to install their Olympic themed project on the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery entrance portico. Around 890 balls of wool have been used by approximately 1000 knitters to create the sleeves for the columns. The colours chosen are those of the Olympic rings and […]
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 Â£45m project to create the new Birmingham Institute of Art & Design in the Eastside area […]
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.
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, […]
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 Â£2,500 for […]
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.
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 […]
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 teamsâ€™ national flags […]
Weâ€™ve made it into the Architects Journal AJ100 survey of the top 100 UK architectural practices! And whatâ€™s more weâ€™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 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 […]
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
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
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Planning consent has been received for the University of Leicesterâ€™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 Â£30m project is programmed to complete in September 2015.