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16 Sep 2021
Arts University Bournemouth Student Halls, AUB Wallisdown campus, Poole, Dorset, southern England, UK
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Arts University Bournemouth Student Halls
The Design Engine scheme will be home to 300 students and is situated on AUB’s Wallisdown campus. Designed to fit in with the campus’ cutting-edge design aesthetic, the building will feature eight-bed clusters with communal kitchens and dining areas centred around a landscaped courtyard.
19 May 2021
West Downs Centre, University of Winchester, Winchester, Hampshire, South East England, UK
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University of Winchester West Downs Building
Design Engine have unveiled a new Jim Stephenson-directed film and images of the £40m landmark West Downs Centre at the University of Winchester. The building was completed and handed over to the university during the 2020 lockdown and will be fully operational for the 2021/2022 academic year.
22 Nov 2019
Goodwood Aerodrome Building, Cuckfield, Sussex, England, UK
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Goodwood Aerodrome Building
Extensive internal and external remodelling of the Goodwood Aerodrome Building after the practice was asked to carry out a technical and architectural assessment of the existing facility within the Goodwood Motor Circuit Estate.
23 Oct 2019
Feldon Valley Golf Club, Oxfordshire, southern England, UK
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Feldon Valley Golf Club Oxfordshire
Design Engine have completed their ambitious scheme to redevelop Feldon Valley Golf Club, with the final phase of works culminating in the opening of a new boutique hotel and four woodland lodges.
10 Apr 2019
AUB Student Housing, Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset, southern England, UK
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AUB Student Housing
£24m student halls of residence scheme for AUB Student Housing starts on site.
21 Aug 2018
Design Engine School Buildings
Having recently delivered award-winning projects for Radley College and Charterhouse, we continue to make strong progress on a wide range of projects for many of the UK’s leading independent schools: from sports centres to libraries, boarding houses to science buildings, we feel privileged to have the opportunity to contribute to so many wonderful educational environments.
Onsite Progress: Charterhouse & Downe House
The Charterhouse School Science & Mathematics Centre has achieved practical completion ahead of its official opening in the autumn term. The School’s aim is to provide pupils with the best facilities of any school in the UK and revolutionise the way these subjects are taught at Charterhouse.
The new Downe House Centre for Learning is also forging ahead, with completion of the project expected later this year.
“It is my belief that this remarkable new Centre for Learning will be transformational for Downe House.” Emma McKendrick, Headmistress.
We are preparing a planning application for the new Design, Technology and Engineering Centre at Stowe School, whose aim is to provide academic and vocational training for pupils who will contribute significantly to the UK’s drive for creativity and expertise in manufacturing, product design and architecture.
Our consented scheme for Winchester College’s Southern Campus represents arguably the most ambitious and wide-ranging changes to the school’s estate since its foundation by William of Wykeham in 1382. It includes the new Physical Education Centre which will create a landmark at the heart of the Southern campus; the Sports Centre will be broken into three separate ‘pavilions’ comprising the swimming pool, sports hall and the fitness suite.
Following an invited competition earlier this year, we are now working on a number of projects for Canford School, a top independent co-educational boarding and day school in Dorset, including a new library, reconfigured assembly hall and new CCF centre.
7 Jul 2018
University of Winchester West Downs Building, Winchester, Hampshire, South East England, UK
Architect: Design Engine Architects
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University of Winchester West Downs Building
This is the first UK campus development to secure green finance. It includes a 250-seat auditorium and will increase teaching and support floor space by 20 per cent, will be completed for the 2019-2020 academic year.
28 Jun 2018
Castle Hill House, St Peter’s College, New Road, Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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Castle Hill House at St Peter’s College
Architects Design Engine have won a new student accommodation project for St Peter’s College, University of Oxford following an invited competition. Shortlisted architecture practices included Allies and Morrison, Berman Guedes Stretton and Gray Baynes + Shew.
18 May 2018
Hubert Perrodo Building, St Peter’s College, Oxford
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Hubert Perrodo Building
One of eight buildings in the South of England chapter to have won RIBA South Awards from the Royal Institute of British Architects.
5 Jan 2018
Gordon Murray Design HQ, Shalford, Surrey, South East England, UK
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Gordon Murray Design Headquarters
The 8,500sqm development will be located close to the existing GMD headquarters in Shalford, Surrey and will comprise 6 buildings to be constructed across three phases, with the Design & Engineering block in phase 1, main HQ and restaurant in phase 2 and the remainder to follow in phase 3.
28 Nov 2017
Arts University Bournemouth Design Studios and Workshops, Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset, southern England, UK, BH12 5HH
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Arts University Bournemouth Design Studios and Workshops by Design Engine
The AUB Design Workshops & Studios Conversions consist of the transformation of two former on-campus halls of residence, originally constructed in 2001, into modern studio and teaching space for Arts University Bournemouth’s internationally renowned higher education courses.
21 Mar 2017
Winton Chapel Building Shortlisted for RIBA South Awards 2017
One of fifteen buildings shortlisted for RIBA South 2017 Awards:
University of Winchester Centre Building, Hampshire, England, UK
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University Winchester Centre
The new £6.5m University Centre was won in invited competition in 2004 and represents our third project for the University of Winchester. The 3000sqm building sits on a steeply sloping site, where the natural topography of the campus is both a virtue in terms of character and a hindrance to access.
Key Building Projects
Featured Buildings by Design Engine Architects Ltd:
British Embassy, Sana’a, Yemen
Design Engine Architects
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British Embassy Yemen
The British Embassy in Sana’a was one of the first embassies to be built following the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s review of security of their overseas network, which was prompted by the threat from international terrorism to Britain’s diplomatic missions around the world.
The Embassy building is located to the north-east of the city centre in an area destined to become a new diplomatic district.
British Embassy Sana’a – RIBA International Award 2007
Oxford Brookes University Redevelopment, Oxfordshire, England
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Location: The Studios, Coker Close, Winchester, SO22 5FF, England, UK
Winchester Architects Practice Information
Architecture office based in Winchester, south east England.
Project – Competition Entries:
Culture Centre, Sittingbourne, Kent, southeast England
Client: North Kent District Council
Design Competition 2001
Avenham Park Pavilion, Preston, Lancashire, northwest England
Client: Preston City Council
River Hull Footbridge, Hull, northeast England
Client: Hull Citybuild
Design Competition 2005
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