Design: ACME, Architects: outline planning permission for a major new leisure, retail and residential quarter in the centre of Wales’ second city. Swansea Central will re-establish a network of pedestrian streets and squares aligned to the historic character of the city centre.
Design: Miller Kendrick Architects: the cabin, known as ‘Arthur’s Cave’, is one of eight winning entries for the Epic Retreats competition. The project was part funded by the Welsh Government’s Tourism Product Innovation Fund.
Latest phase of Cardiff University’s £300m Innovation Campus approved by planners: two new buildings will bring researchers, businesses, public sector backers and students together to unlock ideas that drive economic growth.
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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.
A 9500 sqm Rhyl High School in Denbighshire, building design by AHR, the £23 m facility offers 1245 places. The central atrium forms an entrance, foyer, performance hall, dining area, circulation and social space.
The Pontio project received planning permission and was awarded £27.5m from the EU’s Convergence European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Assembly Government.
Design: Holder Mathias Architects: The redevelopment of Cardiff Bay into a busy and vibrant centre for employment, leisure and living has been heralded as an urban regeneration success story in Wales. This has resulted in an increase in tourism but also a shortage of quality hotel accommodation.
Design: IBI Group, Architects – The Queen opens Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), one of the UK’s top Universities for neuro-imaging, psychology and psychiatry.
Architecture contest winner: Lowri Roberts, architect – ‘Guerrilla Museum’ pop-up initiative, a satellite museum always on tour, staying for a while then disappearing overnight across the city and county of Cardiff.
Can you imagine a bus stop made from timber logs on Cathedral Road or a futuristic Japanese-designed shelter on Westgate Street? These are just some of the architectural projects that will be featured in an international touring exhibition that visits Cardiff next month.
Grand Designs: House of the Year? Cefn Castell designed by stephenson STUDIO ltd is one of the 20 homes that made RIBA’s long list for best new home. The clients’ brief was to provide a family home with three bedrooms maximising the views and unique nature of the location
The Welsh sailing community will be reinvigorated this autumn with the opening of a striking new National Sailing Academy and Events Centre building design by EllisWilliams Architects.
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.
Welsh Medium 2FE School, Grangetown, Cardiff: this design of the school was conceived and developed as a speculative proposal. It is a representation of what the school could look like and how this school development has the potential to regenerate an area.
Design : Hyde+Hyde Architects: The dramatic site within an isolated, disused quarry on the edge of the Brecon National Park demanded an architectural intervention of elegant simplicity.
With a modest budget an object building suspended within the basin was developed.
Edwina Hart AM, Welsh Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has officially opened the £30m Hadyn Ellis Building. Designed by IBI Nightingale, it is the first phase of the exciting and emerging new Science and Innovation Campus at Maindy Road being developed for Cardiff University.
Cardiff City Centre Redevelopment, Wales – HASSELL has been commissioned by the city council to master plan two key areas of the city centre – Callaghan Square and the area around Cardiff Central Rail Station.