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BCI Awards 2009: Brilliant buildings

As the British Construction Industry Awards 2009 get ever closer, we look at the schemes shortlisted in the category for Building Projects between £3M and £50M.

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Jubilee Extension

University of Nottingham

Jubilee Extension, University of Nottingham

Jubilee Extension

Involved creating three new landmark buildings on a 7.5ha site that was once the home of the Raleigh bicycle company.

  • Client: University of Nottingham
  • Architect: Make Architects
  • Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor/Faber Maunsell
  • Contractor: Rok Sol

 

Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Coventry

This new cultural focus for the city of Coventry involved reusing an existing building and building a new extension to provide temporary and permanent exhibition galleries.

  • Client: Coventry City Council
  • Architect: Pringle Richards Sharratt
  • Engineer: Alan Baxter & Associates
  • Contractor: Galliford Try Construction

 

Royal Institution of Great Britain

London

Royal Institution of Great Britain

Royal Institution of Great Britain

A 200 year-old Grade-I listed building has been restored and redeveloped for contemporary use.

  • Client: The Royal Institution of Great Britain
  • Architect: Farrells
  • Engineer: Aecom
  • Contractor: ISG Interior Exterior

 

The Yellow Building

London

The Yellow Building

The Yellow Building

The new headquarters for Monsoon Accessorize is located on a former industrial site and has a distinctive diagonal, concrete lattice frame.

  • Client: Nottingdale/Monsoon Accessorize
  • Designer: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
  • Engineer: Adams Kara Taylor
  • Contractor: Laing O’Rourke

 

14 Cornhill

London

14 Cornhill

14 Cornhill

Grade-II listed building in the City extensively re-engineered to create up-to-date office accommodation, with two new floors.

  • Client: IVG Asticus
  • Architect: DLG Architects
  • Engineer: Ramboll
  • Contractor: ISG Interior Exterior

 

Zebra@Lion House

Alnwick, Northumberland

Zebra@Lion House

Zebra@Lion House

A flagship, ultra low emissions, two-storey office building, for Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

  • Client: Defra
  • Architect: Gibberds
  • Engineer: Appleyards
  • Contractor: Kier Northern

 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

London

St Martin-in-the-Fields

St Martin-in-the-Fields

The Grade-I listed crypt of this landmark church and three Grade-II listed buildings have been completely upgraded and extended.

  • Client: St Martin-in-the-Fields
  • Architect: Eric Parry Architects
  • Engineer: Alan Baxter & Associates/Max Fordham
  • Contractor: Costain

 

Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College

Birmingham

Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College

Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College

The college sits on a prominent city centre site and provides academic space for 1,300 students, a sports facility, outreach centre, performing arts and social spaces.

  • Client: Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College
  • Architect: Nicholas Hare Architects
  • Engineer: BDP
  • Contractor: BAM Construction Midlands

 

Bristol Metropolitan College

Bristol Metropolitan College

Bristol Metropolitan College

A new building on the site of an existing school that has been designed to create an easy to supervise environment in three learning clusters, which can be easily altered to accommodate different educational models.

  • Client: Bristol City Council
  • Architect: Wilkinson Eyre Architects
  • Engineer: Arup
  • Contractor: Skanska

 

Stadthaus

London

Stadthaus

Stadthaus

This nine-storey residential building in Hackney is thought to be the tallest all-timber residential structure in the world.

  • Client: Telford Homes
  • Architect: Waugh Thistleton Architects
  • Principal Engineer: Techniker
  • Contractor: Telford Homes

 

Bridge Academy

London

Bridge Academy

Bridge Academy

This new five storey school for 1,150 pupils has been constructed on a small inner city brownfield site.

  • Client: DFES/UBS Investment Bank
  • Architect: BDP
  • Engineer: BDP
  • Contractor: Mace

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