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7 February 2022
Royal Terrace Gardens Torquay Lighting, Royal Terrace Gardens, Torquay
Design: Michael Grubb Studio
Royal Terrace Gardens Torquay, Devon lighting design
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Royal Terrace Gardens Torquay Lighting
Set amongst the picturesque coastline of Torquay, South Devon, the Royal Terrace Gardens are a popular tourist attraction frequented by locals and visitors alike. Multi-award-winning lighting design practice Michael Grubb Studio was commissioned by Torbay Council to develop ‘Lightplay’ – a new, permanent, lit interactive route along the seafront.

21 June 2019
Multi-disciplinary design team sought for University of Plymouth’s New Engineering & Design Facility, Plymouth

RIBA Competitions launch of a ‘Competitive Dialogue’ process on behalf of the University of Plymouth. The University is seeking to procure multi-disciplinary design services for a New Engineering & Design Facility (NEDF) on its main city centre campus. As well as accommodating the School of Engineering, the NEDF building will provide additional space for the School of Art, Design and Architecture.

Full info at Plymouth Architecture

18 May 2019
Coypool Park Plymouth, Plymouth
Planning and masterplanning: LDA Design
Coypool Park Plymouth site in Devon
image courtesy of article provider
Coypool Park Plymouth
Homes England has appointed Cognition Land & Water Ltd as contractors for one of the largest demolition contracts this year in the Southwest, which is a major step forward in delivering new homes at Coypool Park in Plymouth.

13 Feb 2019
Liveable Exeter
Design: LDA Design
Liveable Exeter new Devon homes
image courtesy of architectural office
Liveable Exeter Devon housing
Liveable Exeter was prepared by LDA Design and shows how the Council’s plans for 12,000 new homes by 2040 will benefit existing communities.

15 Nov 2018
A Secular Retreat, South Devon
Architect: Peter Zumthor
Secular Retreat - The Long House: Peter Zumthor home in Devon
photograph © Jack Hobhouse/Living Architecture
Devon house by Peter Zumthor
Peter Zumthor is frequently described as the greatest architect at work in the world today, and has been awarded the internationally prestigious Pritzker Prize. He is famous for his baths at Vals in Switzerland, and the Bruder Chapel outside Cologne in Germany. He is a master of craftsmanship, and an expert in the use of natural materials, which gives his buildings an eternal quality.

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Devon Buildings 2011 – 2017

11 Aug 2017
New House in Dartmouth
Design: 6a architects
New House in Dartmouth, Devon
photo courtesy of Wood Awards
New House in Devon
House in Devon is an early-twentieth century family home with extensive views of the sea. The house has been transformed by stripping it back to its stone walls.

25 Jun 2017
Seaton Jurassic Devon Attraction, The Underfleet, Seaton
Design: Form Design
Seaton Jurassic, Devon
photo © Matt Austin
Seaton Jurassic Devon Attraction
The flagship centre, designed by Plymouth firm Form Design, cost £4 m to build and has smashed visitor expectations in the year since it was opened. The building stands at the heart of the world-renowned Jurassic Coast and was praised by judges of the prestigious Michelmores Property Awards.

24 Apr 2017
Princesshay Exeter Expansion
Design: Chapman Taylor ; Panter Hudspith; Wilkinson Eyre
Princesshay Exeter Shopping Centre Extension |
image courtesy of architects
Princesshay Exeter Building
The plans, which were originally given general approval by Exeter City Council in January 2016, will see part of the current bus and coach station site transformed into new restaurants, shops, a cinema and an outdoor amphitheatre.

RIBA Southwest Awards Winners in 2016
Regional Award-winning buildings in Devon, 3 May 2016:

Plymouth School of Creative Arts, Plymouth, Devon:
Plymouth School of Creative Arts
photograph : Hufton & Crow

RIBA Southwest Awards 2016

3 May 2012
University of Exeter Forum
Wilkinson Eyre Architects
University of Exeter Forum Project Devon building
photograph © Hufton+Crow
University of Exeter building
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has officially opened the University of Exeter Forum; a spectacular new hub for students designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects. The £48 million project provides a new entrance for the University’s Streatham campus and houses new student facilities and teaching accommodation beneath a soaring timber-framed ETFE and copper roof.

Plymouth College of Art Masterplan
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
Plymouth College of Art Masterplan: FE Centre Devon
image from architects
Plymouth College of Art
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios have recently been appointed as Lead Architects for the Masterplanning of Plymouth College of Art future expansion and refurbishment that will lead the way for a 10 year redevelopment of the College.

Devon Architects

Devon Architecture

Key Devon Buildings, alphabetical:

Baggy House – private, north Devon
Hudson Architects
RFAC Building of the Year 1995

Castle Drogo, Drewsteignton, nr Exeter
Edwin Lutyens
National Trust property
Edwin Lutyens architect

High Cross House, Dartington Hall, Totnes
W. E. Lescaze
1994- renovation by John Winter and Associates
Home of The Dartington Hall Trust Archive and Collection
Modern house – simple white forms
Swiss-American architect : William Lescaze
Designed as home for William B Curry, first headmaster of Dartington Hall School

Nautilus Apartments, Westward Ho!
Guy Greenfield Architects

Plymouth Civic Centre
HJW Stirling

Plymouth Theatre Royal, Plymouth
Ian Ritchie Architects
Plymouth Theatre Royal
photo from architects
Cornish theatre building

Princesshay shopping centre, Exeter, southwest England
Chapman Taylor ; Panter Hudspith; Wilkinson Eyre
Devon building

Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, Exeter
Allies and Morrison Architects
Exeter Museum building
picture from architects
Exeter Museum building

Teignmouth Community College – Masterplan

Keith Williams Architects

University of Exeter Forum Project
Wilkinson Eyre Architects
University of Exeter project

University of Plymouth – Roland Levinsky building
BDP + Henning Larsen
Roland Levinsky building
photo © HBG UK Ltd
University of Plymouth building : Architecture Competition win

West Buckland School, Barnstaple
Design: MRJ Rundell & Associates Ltd
West Buckland School
photo : Rundell Associates
West Buckland School
West Buckland School is one of the premier schools in the Southwest of England with an enrolment of 700 students ranging in age from five to seventeen. The brief was to create the best educational facilities for Art and Design & Technology in the Southwest of England, replacing the poor existing buildings with new high-quality contemporary structures.


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Eden Project, Cornwall
Grimshaw Architects

Modern house : High Cross House, one of world’s great domestic buildings

Armada Way – Redevelopment, Plymouth
Panter Hudspith Architects

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