Blackwood Bus Station, Caerphilly Building, Wales, Images, Architect, Project

Blackwood Bus Station, Wales : Caerphilly Building

Contemporary Welsh Development – design by various architects

4 Oct 2008

Blackwood Bus Station Building

Location: Caerphilly County
Architect: Geraint Jones, Building Consultancy, Caerphilly County Borough Council

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This is a fairly simple building design by a borough council architects department. The roofline is interesting and the building is fairly well articulated but the UK does not have a strong tradition (these days) of high quality council architecture departments. The best known council architects of recent decades are Hampshrie county Council Architects in the south of England, thoguh back in the 1960 the Greater London Council (GLC) was well known as a place for innovative young architects could cut their teeth.

Winner of:
CLAW Building of the Year 2007 (CLAW = Consortium of Local Authorities in Wales)
RICS Wales Regeneration Award 2008
ICE Wales Roy Edwards Award 2008 (ICE = Institution of Civil Engineers)

Location: next to Market Square, Blackwood

Caerphilly is a county borough in southern Wales: it straddles the ancient county boundary between Glamorgan and Monmouthshire.

Bus Stations

Location: Market Square, Blackwood, Wales

Welsh Architecture – Selection

Galeri Creative Enterprise Centre, Caernarfon, northwest Wales
Design: Richard Murphy Architects
Galeri Creative Enterprise Centre building

Ty Hedfan, Brecon, south Wales
Featherstone Young
Brecon home

Welsh Architect

Website: Wales

Aberystwyth Creative Units
Heatherwick Studio
Aberystwyth Creative Units

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Blackwood Building – page