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5 July 2021
Skinny House, Hill Lane
Design: Studio : B.A.D. Architects
Skinny House, Hill Lane, Southampton
image courtesy of architects practice
House in Hill Lane
Skinny House, is a development opportunity, where we are acting as architect, developer and client on a brownfield corner plot that currently has a converted garage with an over grown patch of scrub land. The planning application proposal seeks to develop this left over and under used piece of land to provide a high quality two storey semi detached three bedroom house, in the heart of the city.

29 Jun 2021
Maggie’s Centre Southampton General Hospital Building
Design: AL_A
Maggie's Centre Southampton General Hospital building
photo : Hufton + Crow
Maggie’s Centre Southampton General Hospital
The latest Maggie’s cancer support centre at Southampton General Hospital, designed by award-winning architecture studio AL_A, will formerly open next month.

13 Nov 2020
Edwardian house extension, rural village near Southampton
Design: BBD Architects
Edwardian property extension near Southampton
photo courtesy of architects practice
Edwardian house extension near Southampton
This £500k contemporary rear extension to an Edwardian house is located in a rural village near Southampton. Unusually, this is a project less about adding reams of extra space and more about how good design can transform a home – as the images below exemplify.

19 July 2020
The Lookout, Lepe Country Park, Exbury, Southampton, Hampshire
Design: Hampshire County Council Property Services
Lepe Visitor Centre
photograph : Jim Stephenson
The Lookout in Lepe Country Park
The project, which provides a restaurant, visitor information point, staff offices and supporting facilities forms part of an ongoing programme of work that seeks to transform and regenerate a number of country parks within Hampshire.

30 Apr 2019
God’s House Tower
Architects: Purcell
God's House Tower Southampton Buildings
photo © Thierry Bal and a space arts
God’s House Tower in Southampton
Following a £3.1m refurbishment this Grade 1 scheduled monument will reopen in September as a unique arts and heritage centre. Housing a permanent exhibition on the history of the 700-year-old building, GHT will also be home to two new gallery spaces showcasing specially commissioned contemporary art and period works from prestigious south coast collections.

22 Jun 2018
Watermark Westquay Development Award News
Design: architects ACME ; landscape design: Grant Associates
Watermark Westquay Southampton Retail
image courtesy of Grant Associates
Watermark Westquay Southampton Retail
Watermark Westquay, a major mixed-use scheme in Southampton by architect ACME with landscape design by Grant Associates, has won a coveted 2018 Prix-Versailles World Architecture Award.

Southampton Buildings Archive

Southampton Architecture News up to 2016

6 Jan 2016
Maggie’s Southampton
Design: AL_A
Maggie's Southampton Centre building
image courtesy of AL_A, architects
Maggie’s Southampton Centre
Planning permission for building a new Centre in Southampton has been submitted.

9 Oct 2015
Boldrewood Innovation Campus, Southampton University, Burgess Road
Design: Grimshaw
Boldrewood Innovation Campus Southampton Buildings
image courtesy of architects
Boldrewood Innovation Campus at Southampton University
The 4.3 hectare site places the university at the forefront of maritime research through the co-location of the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute and research facilities supporting the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment with Lloyd’s Register’s Global Technology Centre.

30 Aug 2013
Green Marine Superyacht Office, Hythe
Design: PAD Studio
Green Marine Superyacht Office Southampton
photos from architect office
Green Marine Facilities Southampton Building
Architects appointed by Green Marine Ltd. to bring a little glamour on a very limited budget to an existing run-down office structure located within an existing 1920’s industrial Grade II Listed shed.

17 Apr 2012
SeaCity Museum, Southampton, England, UK
Design: Wilkinson Eyre
Southampton Sea City, Titanic Museum Building
photograph : Luke Hayes
Southampton Sea City Project
The SeaCity Museum in Southampton opened in April 2012 – commemorating the 100 years since the Titanic set sail from the city.

19 Mar 2012
Southampton Arts Complex
Design: various architects
Southampton Arts Complex
image © CZWG Architects
Southampton Arts Complex
Plans to turn the former Tyrrell & Green department store site in Southampton into a new arts complex with commercial and residential units have received a major boost.

19 May 2011
Life Science Building
Design: NBBJ
Life Sciences Building, Highfield Campus University of Southampton Buildings
photograph © Gary Britton
Life Science Building
Each part of the building is rationally and efficiently laid out with multiple views across the atrium and into the various other functions. But it is the irregular spaces between these elements, together with the half levels formed by the taller laboratory spaces, which make this building particularly memorable.

1 Apr 2011
Southampton Police HQ
Design: Broadway Malyan
Southampton Police HQ Building
picture : Matt Livey
Southampton Police HQ
Southampton police’s Operational Command Unit was built by Kier Southern. The landmark eight storey building, located on the western approach to the city, comprises a new police station for the Hampshire Constabulary, headquarters building and custody suite which houses 36 cells.

Southampton Architecture

Major Architecture projects, alphabetical:

Glen Eyre Student Residences
Design: Jestico + Whiles
University of Southampton Campus
picture from architect studio
University of Southampton Campus

Hampshire County Cricket Club
Dates built: 1997-2001
Design: Hopkins Architects

Millennium Hotel, Ocean Village Estate
Design: HKR Architects
Millennium Hotel Southampton
picture from architect firm
Southampton Ocean Village : for Marina Developments Limited

Southampton University – Arts Faculty
Date built: 1996
Design: HawkinsBrown

University of Southampton : Engineering Reception Building
Date built: 2006
Design: John McAslan & Partners

University of Southampton – Gateway building
Date built: 2008
Design: John McAslan & Partners

University of Southampton – Mountbatten Complex
Design: Jestico + Whiles

More Southampton Buildings / Projects welcome

Modern Southampton Architecture

Nuffield Theatre, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton
Date built: 1964
Design: Basil Spence Architect

Hampshire County Council buildings

WestQuay shopping centre

Hampshire architect : Colin Stansfield-Smith

English Architecture

Hampshire Building

English Architect

University of Winchester : Student Centre Building, Hampshire
Design: Design Engine Architects
Winchester Building
picture from architect practice
Winchester Building

Portsmouth Stadium development, Hampshire
Design: Herzog & de Meuron
Portsmouth Stadium
picture © Herzog & de Meuron
Portsmouth Stadium

Buildings / photos for the Hampshire Architecture page welcome