IMPACT Swansea University Research Facility, Wales, building design by AHR Architects, £35m Institute for Innovative Materials, Processing and Numerical Technologies combines laboratory and office space.
Design: FaulknerBrowns Architects: proposals for phased £75m mixed-use development scheme includes leisure, entertainment, residential, retail and water sports, plus a new health and wellbeing centre. At the core of the scheme is a new waterside 80 bed signature hotel and public piazza with access for the public to the marina and water sports centre.
The exhibition, Captured Moments: Reflected Spaces, explores the effects of texture, heat and light on our everyday surroundings. The display is a collaboration between the Design Commission for Wales and Ruthin Craft Centre, and also features work by artist Rhian Hâf, and architects Rhian Thomas, Victoria Coombs and Wayne Forster.
Foster + Partners has won the competition to design Cardiff Interchange, the city’s central bus station and part of the wider Central Square regeneration masterplan for the area, also by Foster + Partners. Bordering a vibrant public plaza, it will be a spectacular new gateway for visitors arriving to the city by train or bus.