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INTRODUCTION Part of the Ingenium international group of companies, Archial NORR is a leading, UK-based, architectural practice, delivering intelligent solutions to clients in both the public and private sectors. We offer the highest level of service in both design and technical delivery. Our approach to projects is always client-focused: we deliver bespoke solutions innovating to suit the precise needs of the client. Our concept design and detailed construction technology is delivered with a high level of management experience, always with a Director allocated to every client throughout the commission. Our track record of award winning projects reflects the quality of our work and our attention to detail. Serving the needs of a diverse international client base, we create the spaces and places that people value for…

Creative Integrity Economic Performance Environmental Responsibility Personal Experience Social Contribution

This is our philosophy for achieving bespoke strategic solutions for clients in every commission…

…this is what we call ‘Intelligent Architecture’.


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OUR ETHOS Archial NORR’s focus on client requirements encompasses the consideration of a set of 5 parameters which, together combine to create a unique strategic blueprint for every project.

We call this ‘Intelligent Architecture’.

CREATIVE INTEGRITY At the heart of all successful architecture. Our approach ensures that each project delivers at aesthetic, practical levels and technical levels.

ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE Fundamental to every project’s success. Creating high quality environments that are commercially robust ‘Added value’ by ‘Intelligent Architcture’ is central to Archial NORR.

ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY All buildings have a short and longer term impact on the environment. Archial NORR pioneer low-cost, commercially viable, sustainable designs.

PERSONAL EXPERIENCE A project ultimately succeeds or fails at an individual level: buildings must work on a human scale and create a positive experience for every user.

SOCIAL CONTRIBUTION Archial NORR believes buildings can, and should, have a positive impact on the quality of life of those who use them, directly or indirectly.


COMPANY STRUCTURE

ARCHITECTURE MASTERPLANNING

ARCHITECTURE ENGINEERING PLANNING

CONSTRUCTION DESIGN & BUILD PARTNERSHIP SOLUTIONS INFRASTRUCTURE

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

UK

CANADA / US / UAE / INDIA

CANADA

CANADA

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STUDIO LOCATIONS

Edmonton Ottawa

Inverness Aberdeen

Toronto Calgary Vancouver

Kingston Chicago

Sacramento

Detroit

Glasgow

Washington Newcastle

Leeds

Dubai

Cambridge Birmingham

Abu Dhabi Mumbai

London

Regional Head Office Office


Midpark Acute Mental Health Unit, Dumfries, UK

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SECTOR PORTFOLIO Archial NORR has established a strong track record in a wide range of market sectors working with a diverse portfolio of international public and private sector clients.

COMMERCIAL Offices + Commercial Retail Hotels + Halls of Residence Industrial + Energy

PUBLIC BUILDINGS Education Health Government Science + Research

LIFESTYLE Residential + Care Sport + Leisure

TRANSPORT Aviation Transit


COMMERCIAL PROJECTS CLIENT Blackfriars Investment Ltd/ Royal London Asset Management SCALE 37,400 m² VALUE £70 million COMPLETION 2006 BREEAM Excellent

PALESTRA LONDON, UK COMMERCIAL: OFFICES + COMMERCIAL Palestra is ArchialNORR’s first contribution to the rapidly developing Bankside quarter, south of the Thames. The opening of the Tate Modern and better communications – the Jubilee Line Extension and ArchialNORR’s forthcoming Thameslink 2000 station at Blackfriars (with links to Luton and Gatwick airports) – make this potentially one of the most dynamic cultural and commercial growth points of London. The key idea of this bold speculative commercial scheme is the provision of big, straightforward and highly flexible floor plates, which can be used in open plan or cellular formats. The building takes the form of a raised box, with retail and restaurant space at ground level, where public routes penetrate the development. The offices are arranged in two distinct planes, separated by an open level of ‘social space’.

AWARDS 2007 RIBA National Award 2007 RIBA Commercial Building Prize for the London Region 2007 Structural Steelwork Awards, Commendation

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CLIENT Forty Five Church Street Ltd SCALE 12,000 m²

45 CHURCH STREET BIRMINGHAM, UK COMMERCIAL: OFFICES + COMMERCIAL

VALUE £22 million

The 45 Church Street project involved the £22 million redevelopment of a city centre site to create a headquarters building, designed to provide the highest quality of contemporary office accommodation.

COMPLETION 2008

From the outset, the intention was to provide a piece of contemporary architecture: this created particular challenges in the approach to the town planning system. Recognising the need to secure the backing of the City Council in bringing forward the development, Archial liaised closely with them as the design evolved. By actively and openly engaging interested parties throughout (and, crucially, well before the planning application was made) a direct dialogue was established, enabling stakeholders to contribute on key aspects of the design and, where appropriate, for their concerns to be addressed. This approach was wholly new to Birmingham City Council and was extremely well received. In particular, the normally vociferous Conservation Group was very supportive, welcoming the opportunity to be engaged at an early stage. Similar support was garnered from the city’s Head of Urban Design. A noteworthy benefit of the trust gained through this unconventional approach, was that the Archial team was able to secure a relaxation of the height restriction, whereby the Planning Authority would accept the same number of storeys rather than the same overall height. This allowed for a taller building with appropriate storey heights. Without the relationship established with the Planning Authority, it is unlikely that the height restriction could have been overcome, thereby limiting the development potential of the site. Further dialogue resulted in the provision of rooftop plant in addition to the storey height increase. Again, this was only possible due to the support created by the innovative approach to the Planning process.

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CLIENT British Horse Society SCALE 1,965 m² VALUE £3.5 million COMPLETION 2010

BRITISH HORSE SOCIETY STONELEIGH, UK COMMERCIAL: OFFICES + COMMERCIAL ArchialNORR has designed the new headquarters for the British Horse Society; the prestigious landmark building and exemplary workspace sits in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside. It offers 1,965 m² of highly effective, light and airy workspace, promoting improved communication between staff. The very latest sustainable technology has been incorporated, such as natural ventilation, thermal chimneys and heat pumps. Analysis of the building in use shows that energy consumption has been reduced by 50% compared to a typical office building. Crucially, the building has been designed for longevity and the building’s flexibility ensures that it can adapt to future work practices of its occupant. The building represents flagship design and construction which sets a design benchmark and has acted as a catalyst for other developments within the site.


CLIENT The Buchanan Partnership SCALE 55,740 m² VALUE £85 million COMPLETION 1999

BUCHANAN GALLERIES GLASGOW, UK COMMERCIAL: RETAIL The Buchanan Galleries Shopping Centre, situated in the heart of Glasgow, is Scotland’s largest city centre shopping development. The client’s brief was to provide a quality City Centre shopping development and multi-storey car park, which encompassed three city blocks North to South. The design responded with an elevational treatment with strong rhythm and modelling and an ‘internal street’ with simple, clean lines, providing an effective arcade-like backdrop to shops. The design makes reference to Glasgow’s architectural and engineering heritage but does not resort to pastiche. The large expanses of planar glazing emphasise the building entrances and allow views of the building interior, encouraging a dialogue between internal and external spaces. Internally, the ‘arcade’ approach and limited use of materials assist in creating a straightforward, cool interior. Orientation and circulation are kept deliberately simple. The effect of strong, natural daylight is deliberately controlled by the restrained design of the roof light and the adjacent shaped planes, formed to reflect both natural and artificial lighting. The south atrium in particular, was conceived of as an architectural sculpture, illuminated by bridge and escalator handrail lighting and high-level, fibre optic lighting, set into a feature curved stainless steel ceiling. The overall effect is an inviting responsive building, even when closed. The project provides 600,000 ft² of net, lettable, shopping space and 2,000 car parking spaces.

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CLIENT British Land SCALE 370,00 ft²

DEBENHAMS STORE REFURBISHMENT OXFORD STREET, LONDON, UK COMMERCIAL: RETAIL

VALUE £12 million

Occupying a prime position on one of the busiest shopping streets in the world. This is the first time in the property’s 41 year history that its exterior has been altered.

COMPLETION 2014

The department store has been revitalised using an innovative over-cladding system. Archial NORR worked with world renowned artist and sculptor Ned Kahn to create a captivating interactive façade in keeping with the site’s prominent location next to the upgraded Bond Street underground and Crossrail station. The design showcases a new approach to public art by incorporating it within the fabric of the building itself. The ‘Kinetic Façade’ is a first Ned Kahn concept for the UK. The building’s façade will appear to ripple fluidly as the wind activates thousands of suspended aluminium panels. As it responds to the ever-changing patterns of the wind, the façade will create a direct interface between the built and natural environments. The store will continue trading throughout the works, which also include the instllation of two full height glass towers at each principle Oxford St corner, and the removal of the existing canopy to increase the height of the shop-front glazing. The effect will simultaneously enhance the shopping experience and the presence of the building in the streetscape.

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SCALE 10,500 m² COMPLETION 1987 – Phase 1 2000 – Phase 2

PRINCES SQUARE GLASGOW, UK COMMERCIAL: RETAIL The award-winning Princes Square is a unique, five-storey shopping centre, created around a cobbled Victorian Square, dating from 1841. It is located in the historic centre of Glasgow and creates attractive public environments which complement the commercial efficiency and investment value of the shopping centre. The original cellars of the buildings were excavated to provide an additional level of shopping areas and add to the impression of height, with the entire space being covered by a clear glass dome roof. The design sought to preserve and restore the original sandstone buildings and yet transform the space into a modern shopping centre that would provide an attractive meeting place: ‘a new Rialto’. New galleries were carefully designed to afford generous movement and allow as many shops as possible on all levels to be seen from any one vantage point. The later addition of ‘The Glasshouse’ extended the centre into Springfield Court, providing a further 20,000 ft² of retail area and a new retail frontage to the east.

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CLIENT Richardson Cordwell SCALE 20,000 m² VALUE £70 million COMPLETION 2005

THE ROPEWALK NUNEATON, UK COMMERCIAL: RETAIL This £70 million development for Richardson Cordwell, was designed by ArchialNORR to build on and enhance the traditional forms of the historic market town of Nuneaton. The high quality specification of materials and finishes was chosen to meet the standards expected by top retailers and the shoppers whom they serve. In total, Ropewalk provides over 20,000 m² of retail space, designed to create a vigorous and thriving street scene. There are 35 new retail units, ranging in size from 50 m² to 400 m², as well as 525 parking spaces. Retailers include BHS, Next, TK Maxx and HMV. The development was conceived to recreate the historic route that was used for the manufacture of ropes and more importantly formed a circulatory route for shoppers within the town. The aesthetic of the development was derived from the historic forms in the town, with shopfronts emulating the varied streetscape within a covered mall. At the heart of the development, is a public square which forms the hub for vertical and horizontal movement and provided linkage to the car park. The project created a new striking development that was highly visible from the ring road which was a key factor to secure British Home Stores as the anchor tenant.


CLIENT Gleneagles Hotel SCALE 2,050 m

GLENEAGLES SPA AUCHTERARDER COMMERCIAL: HOTELS

VALUE £5.5 million

The new state-of-the-art ‘destination spa’ at the Gleneagles Hotel is a contemporary environment, carefully designed to create a perfect place to unwind.

COMPLETION 2008

A palette of natural materials and feature lighting has been used throughout, with a spacious heat experience zone and vitality pool, complemented by adjacent relaxation lounges. The new reception area, changing rooms, and 20 treatment rooms, with a generous covered courtyard, complete the spa experience. The Gleneagles Spa is the most recent in a series of projects designed by ArchialNORR, upgrading and expanding the hotel’s leisure, function and bedroom accommodation. The construction work required careful planning and programming to minimise disruption to the normal operation of the hotel, swimming pool and leisure club.

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CLIENT Haymills SCALE 3,700 m² VALUE £8 million COMPLETION 2005

CRIPPS COURT MAGDALENE COLLEGE, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, UK COMMERCIAL: HALLS OF RESIDENCE Cripps Court forms a self-contained annexe to the main Magdalene College site. It comprises en-suite rooms for up to 41 students, along with associated social and catering facilities, teaching spaces, IT facilities and a 140 seat auditorium. Two existing houses were enhanced and integrated into the main frontage on Chesterton Road and this, combined with the use of carefully chosen, high quality materials (green oak roof trusses, external oak cladding, oak window frames and doors and reclaimed bricks from the site), has resulted in buildings which are both modern and in sympathy with their unique surroundings. ArchialNORR was appointed from RIBA Stage D, with the D&B contractor developing the concept design by the College’s architect.


CLIENT BAE Systems / Highbridge Properties / Bowmer & Kirlkand SCALE 32,000 m² VALUE £35 million COMPLETION 2011

BAE BUILDING WASHINGTON, TYNE & WEAR, UK COMMERCIAL: INDUSTRIAL + ENERGY The new £35 million facility provides BAE Systems with a state-of-the-art production facility at the heart of the new Radial 64 Business and Industrial Park, in Sunderland, which is being developed by Highbridge Properties. ArchialNORR was involved in extensive feasibility studies of BAE’s existing facilities, alternative site appraisals, the creation of in-depth Employers’ Requirements and Tender Action & Contractor selection over a five year period. This considerable manufacturing facility features a deliberately practical and pragmatic design to meet the requirements of large-scale production lines, together with associated office and welfare accommodation. Featuring a modern forge and incorporating robotic machining cells and environment-friendly paint and treatment capabilities, the Wearside plant will carry out machining and treatments of large-calibre tank, mortar and artillery ammunition. The design rationale for this facility has now been put forward for multiple BAE sites across the country. It incorporates many environmental considerations such as rainwater harvesting, sustainable materials and working initiatives that will assist in the longevity of the building and the business.

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CLIENT Buckfast Abbey Trustees SCALE 1,500 m²

BUCKFAST ABBEY WINERY DORSET, UK COMMERCIAL: INDUSTRIAL + ENERGY

VALUE £4 million

It is nearly 1,000 years since Benedictine Monks founded Buckfast Abbey. Throughout its history, the Abbey has seen many fine buildings constructed which have been redeveloped and adapted as needs have changed.

COMPLETION 2010

The Abbey is located on the southern boundary of Dartmoor National Park and its grounds are bisected by the River Dart. As well as being home to a community of Benedictine Monks, Buckfast Abbey is also famed for its beautiful church, its beekeeping, its conference centre, its stunning setting, which welcomes many visitors, and its tonic wine. Buckfast Abbey commissioned ArchialNORR to design a new winery which had to: sit well in the beautiful parkland setting adjacent to the River Dart; live up to the Abbey’s fine architectural standards; be a modern production facility capable of meeting current hygiene standards; allow better vehicular access and protect and enhance the environment. The design team was further challenged by the selection of the site as, whilst it provided better vehicular access possibilities and allowed the building to be laid out to modern standards; it was on an almost inaccessible hillside, sloping down into the River Dart. The engineering solution required the creation of extensive retaining walls in order to create a plateau on which the building could stand. Views of the historic Abbey buildings had to be respected, as did the landscape within the National Park. The design team developed an engineered earth solution, banking up towards the building. As a result, the building appears to have been tucked into the natural landscape, with the curved gables, green roof and curving canopy roof helping to soften the impact of the development. The project features many sustainable details including: locally sourced Gabion stone; external lighting, designed to avoid impact on the large local bat population; extensive wildlife conservation and the provision of natural ponds.


CLIENT Sterling St James SCALE 79,000 m²

MAJOR DISTRIBUTION CENTRE GOOLE, UK COMMERCIAL: INDUSTRIAL + ENERGY

VALUE £40 million

ArchialNORR was appointed by Sterling St James to prepare a detailed development plan for this unique site on the outskirts of Goole, in Humberside.

COMPLETION 2007

The completed project will provide 79,000 m² of state of the art regional distribution facility for Tesco Plc under one roof. The site is well located for the regional highway network, providing excellent access to the network of Tesco stores within the region.

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CLIENT Land Securities plc SCALE 13,800 m²

COMMERCE PARK CROYDON, UK COMMERCIAL: INDUSTRIAL + ENERGY Commerce Park is a new-build development for Land Securities plc, comprising industrial, warehousing and office accommodation, on a 6.63 acre brownfield site in Croydon. The development has been designed with units which can be combined, or sub-divided, to accommodate larger or smaller space requirements. Each unit benefits from exclusive car parking and service yard areas which can be individually secured. The scheme includes provision for a Green Travel Plan, with cycle shelters, showers and changing facilities.


COMPLETION 2010

BEDDINGTON RESOURCE RECOVERY & ENERGY FACILITY CROYDON, UK COMMERCIAL: INDUSTRIAL + ENERGY The proposal provides an architectural solution for a large-scale, industrial building within an environmentally and visually sensitive location, adjacent to the proposed Wandle Valley Country Park. The site sits directly adjacent to Beddington Industrial Area, forming a gateway building to the Beddington farmlands and the future country park. It is divided into two parts separated by a new access road. The larger site, to the north, will house the integrated waste facility and associated service yard, car parking and ancillary buildings, whilst the smaller site, to the south, houses a ‘plastics to fuel‘ plant, physically linked to the waste facility by means of an underground conveyor belt. A green strip is retained to the south and west, with a substantial tree belt to connect to the landscape strip running to the south and minimise impact on the future park. The proposal seeks to minimise impact through manipulation and enhancement of the landscaped setting. The overall site is lowered by approximately two metres; the displaced earth is banked around the perimeter to form a protective bund, creating a visual barrier to the main road, entrance road and future park. This lowers the overall height of the main facility, hides the loading bay, vehicle parking and reduces associated traffic noise.

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COMPLETION 2010

GLASGOW RECYCLING & RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITY POLMADIE, GLASGOW, UK COMMERCIAL: INDUSTRIAL + ENERGY The primary design idea is based on the basic building elements of roof and wall which twist to reflect the special content and reinforce the sustainable nature of the plant. These elements comprise a green wall to the public frontage and a folded metal roof, which rises and falls to suit the functionality of the spaces below. The flanking walls, which sit underneath the overhanging roof, are composed of gabion baskets filled with reclaimed red brick from the existing plant and augmented by a palette of carefully placed, recycled products such as plastics, glass, metals etc. offering both colour and vitality, whilst reinforcing the building’s function and raison d’être. The gabion wall serves as a datum at ground level to a height of 10 metres. Above this, the proposal offers a mix of materials with untreated timber, pre-cast concrete panels and curtain walling of polycarbonate glazing. The living, green wall, facing the street, picks up on this datum height with a mix of selfmaintained planting hung in baskets over a steel frame. The perforate nature of the material reveals elements of the concrete containers behind, whilst disguising the industrial kit and faceless frontage of the digestors with an environmentally friendly face.


PUBLIC BUILDING PROJECTS CLIENT Middlesbrough College SCALE 32,000 m² VALUE £56 million COMPLETION 2008 AWARDS 2009 British Urban Regeneration Association (BURA) Award for Best Practice in Regeneration 2009 RIBA LSC Education Design Excellence Award 2009 RICS North East Renaissance Regeneration Award

MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE MIDDLESBROUGH, UK FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION The Middlehaven area of Middlesbrough was a typical run-down industrial area of the town. It had however a spectacular sea basin and an enviable position on the coast. The Council had aspirations for the site and together with Tees Valley Regeneration organised a masterplan competition which was to encourage use of the site for mixed occupation (education, employment and residential) the masterplan was also delivered by ArchialNORR. Middlesbrough College was to relocate to the site as a catalyst for further development and in 2006 Archial NORR won the design competition for the college. The scheme design makes use of a new common 3 storey ‘street’ layout but differs in that this arrangment is not straight but connects the main network of routes surrounding the site and allows them to flow into the building so that the building embeds itself into the townscape. The street separates the larger spaces from the more standard class-bases and admin areas that face onto the dock basin. The new college hosts a range of facilities for the public and the pupils of the school including a six court sports hall, providing facilities for Netball, Tennis and Basketball. More adventurous activities such as Kayaking and Canoeing are also available. The College also has playing fields and all of the associated changing facilities. With 70 classrooms, six science laboratories, a theatre, gymnasium and fitness studio, hair and beauty salons, training kitchens, recording studios, a travel shop has a mix of academic and vocational training, including Foundation Studies, and is noted as a Centre of Vocational Excellence in Catering and Hospitality. It has an eclectic clientele of 14-19 year olds and beyond, who number approximately 5,000 in total in the new facility.

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CLIENT Berkshire College of Architecture SCALE 850 m²

BCA SCIENCE BUILDING MAIDENHEAD, UK PUBLIC BUILDINGS: EDUCATION

VALUE £2.8 million

Berkshire College of Agriculture is a regional college, offering land-based education and training. Its Campus is built around a Grade 1, listed mansion building and parkland within the green belt.

COMPLETION 2009

The Science Building is designed and constructed to best practice sustainable design, influenced by a number of design parameters and criteria. It is an L-shaped single-storey building, providing a variety of classroom sizes to maximise flexible teaching spaces for the College’s current and future needs.

BREEAM Very Good

The building features several natural materials, all of which are very durable, and all have low embodied energy in comparison to traditional alternatives, such as steel and aluminium. These materials form the structural frame, the majority of external cladding and all external doors and windows. Recycled newspaper was used to insulate the external walls and at least 25% of the aggregates used in the concrete floor slab were obtained from a local recycled source.

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CLIENT City of Bristol College SCALE 11,600 m² VALUE £23 million COMPLETION 2010

SOUTH BRISTOL SKILLS ACADEMY CITY OF BRISTOL COLLEGE, UK PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ArchialNORR designed this iconic, dynamic, yet highly functional building for City of Bristol College which forms a key landmark at the entrance to the new Hengrove Park development. The primary aim of the design for this building was to provide a dramatic learning environment both internally and externally, whilst keeping all the facilities together under one simple roof form. The new building accommodates facilities for up to 2,000 students featuring vocational training workshops,tailored for curriculum areas covering motor vehicles, hairdressing and beauty therapy, retail, construction trades, health and catering. General classrooms, ICT suites, staff working environments and the college administration facilities are also provided each linked by the drama of the entrance atrium and the central winter garden. All of this is contained within an attractive overall form with an excellent floor area to wall ratio delivering genuine value for money in a creative and interesting manner.


CLIENT East Surrey College SCALE 18,000 m² new build 3,500 m² refurbishment VALUE £43 million COMPLETION 2010 BREEAM Very Good

EAST SURREY COLLEGE REDHILL, UK FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION The £43 million development at East Surrey College in Redhill, involved the design of a new building and a major refurbishment of existing facilities on the College’s campus at Gatton Point North. The building includes facilities for students studying: art design and media, hair and beauty, construction, engineering, public service, health and childcare, sport, business and supported learning. It also houses a sports hall, a gym, a two-storey learning resource centre and landscaped horticulture and summer gardens. The design and specification of East Surrey College is a response to the needs of governors, managers, staff and students alike. The building is arranged around a three-storey, 800 m², internal winter garden, allowing natural light to fill the building which also connects to an external summer garden providing quality social space all year round. A number of sustainable features are incorporated into the design, including for example, rainwater harvesting. Additionally, a CHP (combined heat and power) system was employed in the form of a biomass boiler. The College has been awarded a BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating. Other innovative features include the winter garden’s use of reflective panels to diffuse natural daylight into the internal space and solar heating and green roof systems employed on flat roofs, as well as a large roof garden. The College is designed to provide separation between greatly varying functions – from engineering rooms to TV studios, from motor vehicle workshops to beauty therapy relaxation rooms. The new build element of the projects includes a link which allows seamless incorporation of the original building (called the RSADM) to the rest of the College. The RSADM itself was completely refurbished including reinstating floor voids to provide additional teaching space.

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CLIENT National Day Nurseries Association SCALE 3,021 m² VALUE £12 million COMPLETION 2010 BREEAM Very Good

MICHAEL FARADAY COMMUNITY SCHOOL SOUTHWARK, LONDON, UK PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION The Michael Faraday Community school is a flagship project for the regeneration of the Aylesbury Estate, the largest social housing complex in Europe. Arranged over two levels the new building provides nursery, primary school, adult education and community facilities on a single site. In the main building classrooms are arranged as a ring of cellular accommodation around the ‘Living Room’ – a large open-plan learning environment at the heart of the school. A continuous external balcony provides external teaching spaces to the upper classrooms and also provides cover to the outdoor learning spaces at ground level. The main building is linked by a canopy to a smaller stand-alone pavilion, ‘The Ballroom’, which contains the school’s dining and main hall facilities.

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CLIENT Scottish Borders Council VALUE £8.5 million COMPLETION 2010 AWARDS 2011 Best Educational Building Design (Scotland)

KINGSLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL PEEBLES, UK PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION The school accommodates more than 400 staff and pupils containing 14 classrooms and a nursery. With a timeless Scandinavian look and feel, Kingsland’s classrooms are all light and airy. Despite the fact that the structure is two storeys in places, 11 of its 15 classrooms have doors opening directly to the outside, emphasising the connection of the school to its semi-rural setting. The front elevation of the building facing the road, is clad in dry stone walling, while the use of timber and white render lends a tactile, friendly quality to the building. As the site has a steep north to south fall running across it, the design strategy was to hide the bulk of the school’s two-storey games hall by embedding it into the hill. The new school is well located on its prominent site, acting as a gateway into Peebles near Neidpath Castle on the edge of the town. Making the most of its location, the building has been designed to have a strong connection to the outdoors, with views out over Peebles to the South and East. This sensitive approach led to several awards including


CLIENT Staffordshire County Council SCALE 2,600 m²

LITTLETON GREEN COMMUNITY SCHOOL STAFFORDSHIRE, UK PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION

VALUE £8.2 million

The Council sought to build a signature building to provide an innovative primary school for the 21st century that would become the Staffordshire Primary Exemplar.

COMPLETION 2009

Huntington Community Primary School was a unique opportunity for Staffordshire County Council to relocate an existing primary school split over two sites, to a single site that has become available following the sale of Littleton Colliery for development.

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CLIENT Morgan Sindall SCALE 1,200 m² VALUE £8 million COMPLETION 2011 BREEAM Outstanding

CARNEGIE PRIMARY SCHOOL DUNFERMLINE, FIFE, UK PRIMARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION The site for the new Carnegie Primary School occupies an elevated, sloping and south-facing position on the east side of Dunfermline. The site’s challenging topography was however, conducive to the creation of a truly stimulating and interesting educational environment. The building is composed of five subtly separate, yet intrinsically related parts: — The eastern teaching zone containing the nursery facilities, adjacent to the main entrance — The infants, or lower school, teaching wing — The middle school teaching wing — The upper school teaching wing, which also contains some of the school’s special needs facilities — A central, shared ‘hub’ zone incorporating all of the main communal areas, including the PE, assembly hall and administration facilities, together with the library and some further special needs facilities. The last of these constituent parts, the bright, airy and geometrically interesting central hub, not only provides a multi-purpose, flexible area for all, but also a symbolic and functional heart to the project as a whole.


CLIENT University of Glasgow SCALE 4,500 m² VALUE £15 million COMPLETION 2009 AWARDS 2009 RIAS Andrew Doolan Award for Best Building in Scotland

SMALL ANIMAL HOSPITAL GLASGOW, UK FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION The Small Animal Hospital’s great triumph is the unique and ingenious way it is set into it’s sensitive landscape, with a sweeping grassed roof creating a new hillside in this beautiful context. The rooftop ‘lantern’ and the boldly defined entrance do however, ensure that this superb building declares its presence and scale. This is a highly complex work of architecture which sets new standards in the design of buildings for veterinary medicine.

A Bauder green roof technology was employed, with membrane, insulation, egg crates, pebbles, soil and 2009 GIA Supreme Award and GIA grass. Gabion cladding ‘holds’ the structure and emphasises the relationship between ground and building. Consulting rooms are separated from the private hospital space, ensuring a direct relationship between staff Award and clients and emphasising the desire to maintain an open and welcoming building. 2010 RIBA Regional Award 2010 Gold Best Public Building Roses Design Awards

Overall the project is an excellent example of how to build well within a sensitive context.

2011 Civic Trust Award 2010 ArchialNORR Building of the Year 2011 New Referral Practice Innovative Design from the British Vet Hospital Association 2010 Green Roofing Awards, Best Project

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CLIENT Bradford MDC VALUE £15 million COMPLETION 2006

MULTI-FAITH CENTRE BRADFORD PUBLIC BUILDINGS: ECCLESIASTICAL The project brief called for the design and construction of a building to house a permanent exhibition celebrating the influence and diversity of faith within Bradford. The design team worked in close collaboration with the client in the development of proposals and securing of funding packages that enabled the project to be realised. It is celebration of the Multi-Faith Centre that exists in the North of England. A two storey steel and glass bridge provides a link between the Cathedral Precinct and St Peter’s House - a Victorian building refurbished to house the exhibition and offices for the local council. The bridge, positioned directly opposite the Cathedral is the public entrance to the exhibition areas and provides a strong link to the town centre. A restrained palette of materials – glazing, timber cladding and zinc roofing accentuate the lightness and transparency of the new structure which contrasts with the predominantly stone built context. A variety of material and form that mirrors the variety in faith that it encompasses.

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CLIENT Kirkintilloch Baptist Church SCALE 415m × 32m VALUE £1.8 million COMPLETION 2006

KIRKINTILLOCH BAPTIST CHURCH KIRKINTILLOCH, UK PUBLIC BUILDINGS: ECCLESIASTICAL This project brief involved the demolition of the existing church sanctuary to allow the creation of a new, larger building on the same site. This was achieved by positioning the sanctuary/altar space on the long dimension, as opposed to the end, to facilitate unity between the pastoral team and the congregation. The new coffee shop and kitchen area has a street frontage and provides the Church’s immediate contact with the community. Substantial alteration and refurbishment was carried out to the ancillary church buildings: a stone building (formerly a bookshop) on the corner of Shamrock Street and Townhead Street; a 1960s brick extension and a 1970s brick building, which is used as a lesser hall/games room). The completed development forms a rich mix of practical and celebratory spaces for the congregation to enjoy and has created an iconic architectural statement in the centre of Kirkintilloch.


CLIENT Glasgow City Council / NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde SCALE 3,500 m² VALUE £6.7 million (Civic Realm) £3.7 million (Health Centre) COMPLETION 2009 AWARDS 2009 RIBA Regional Award 2009 National Library Awards, Partnership Category

POLLOK CIVIC REALM GLASGOW, UK PUBLIC BUILDINGS: GOVERNMENT Built between the newly expanded Pollok Health Centre and the Pollok Leisure Centre, Pollok Civic Realm is Glasgow’s first facility with truly integrated health, social and leisure facilities. Forming part of the overall Pollok Town Centre regeneration, it houses a café, a library, a museum, child-care facilities and other specialist social and healthcare-related services. A colonnade provides a vista, interlinking the Pollok community with the new transport interchange and Silverburn Shopping Centre, so that people are drawn through the building and encouraged to make use of their civic amenities. The underlying design philosophy was to create a civic hub, housing all the essential aspects of community life under one roof. The building seeks to create an all-inclusive space, with all of its constituent componants spiralling from the central reception area. The completed project created an environment for public interaction that has been encouraged through the focal hub.

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CLIENT Police Federation of England & Wales SCALE 7,000 m² VALUE £18 million COMPLETION 2004 BREEAM Excellent

POLICE FEDERATION HQ LEATHERHEAD, UK PUBLIC BUILDINGS: GOVERNMENT The Police Federation made the decision to relocate from its headquarters in an old mansion near London, to a new location at nearby Leatherhead. Working closely with the Federation, ArchialNORR developed the brief, which grew considerably as the project progressed. Although security was a major consideration, the client wanted the new headquarters to have the character of a modern, sophisticated hotel and conference centre, rather than a fortified institutional building. Part of the Federation’s function is to provide training and assistance to all members of the police force in England and Wales. They also host residential visits from other forces from all over the world, hence the need in the new building for residential accommodation and a fitness spa. Federation staff offices, a conference centre and a restaurant complete the programme. The Police Federation was conscious of delivering value for money from the outset. Enhancing working conditions for staff was important, but so was affordability and improving the service offered to members. Saving money on training and also making money formed part of the business case from the outset. The building complex was conceived as three units, with offices and service spaces, guest accommodation and meeting spaces placed around a top-lit atrium. The atrium houses a restaurant and bar; the fitness spa and swimming pool are located in an undercroft beneath. The front wall, facing the street, is fully glazed to allow glimpses into the atrium past the various meeting rooms – expressed as floating objects, some of them partially projecting through the glass façade. The three units are further articulated by differing materials: timber for the hotel wing, metal panels for the offices and glass for the meeting suite / third side of the atrium.

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CLIENT Laing O’Rourke / NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde SCALE 5,725m² VALUE £13.5 million COMPLETION 2013 AWARDS Scottish Design Award 2014 Commendation - Health

VALE CENTRE FOR HEALTH AND CARE VALE OF LEVEN HOSPITAL, ALEXANDRIA, UK HEALTH: PRIMARY CARE The delivery of a the new Vale Centre for Health and Care is an explicit commitment within the NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Vision for the Vale of Leven and is the top capital development priority for West Dunbartonshire Community Health & Care Partnership as reflected within its overall Strategic Plan. The Vision for this new Alexandria Health and Care Centre is that it be a place that is welcoming, reassuring and revitalising for its patients and their carers; its staff; and visitors from the wider community. It is being designed so as to effectively and imaginatively meet the current and developing needs and expectations of the local population. It will bring together under one roof a variety of clinical services including three GP practices, sexual health, speech therapy, health visitors, primary care mental health, integrated care, community nursing teams, nutrition, physiotherapy, podiatry, prescribing support, dental health as well as shared community facilities. The project was procured through Frameworks Scotland where Archial NORR was Architect and Lead Consultants to Laing O’Rourke. Challenges of floor area and budget were managed through the design process and working with stakeholders to ensure that room utilisation has been maximised. The standardisation of room types lead to increased flexibility now and delivers future flexibility. The project was developed using REVIT as the BIM platform continuing the commitment from Archial NORR to the development of BIM across all healthcare projects.

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CLIENT NHS Dumfries & Galloway SCALE 6,894 m²

MIDPARK ACUTE MENTAL HEALTH UNIT CRICHTON HOSPITAL ESTATE, DUMFRIES, UK HEALTH: MENTAL HEALTH

VALUE ÂŁ21.4 million

The Acute Mental Health Facility is an 85 bed new build hospital procured through the Health Facilities Scotland Framework in the grounds of the Crichton Hospital Estate.

COMPLETION 2011

Replacing Victorian wards, this new thoroughly modern facility incorporates best practice design for Dementia and Mental Illness. The facilities include IPCU, Adult and Elderly Acute Wards, Dementia Ward and Open and Secure Rehabilitation Wards.

AWARDS 2011 Health Facilities Scotland Awards, design commendation BREEAM Excellent

A truly collaborative approach was taken to developing both the brief and the language of this specialist facility to ensure conflicting pressures of Security, Clinical Functionality and Therapeutic Ambience developed in harmony with the location and ethos of all Stakeholders. Responding to the challenges of a 14m change in level on the site, this timber frame building steps at appropriate points to maximise ground level accommodation and to ensure an intimate human scale is maintained for both patients and staff.

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CLIENT NHS Dumfries and Galloway SCALE 1,200 m² VALUE £2.7 million COMPLETION 2008 AWARDS 2007 NHS Annual Design Award 2008 Carbon Trust Awards, finalist 2009 Health Facilities Scotland, Paul Taylor Award 2009 GIA commendation 2009 The Health Facilities Scotland Environment Award

TEACH AND TREAT DENTAL CENTRE DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY ROYAL INFIRMARY, UK HEALTH: DENTAL The Dumfries Dental Centre offers an innovative new approach to delivering NHS dental care. The multisurgery dental centre was developed with full staff and patient involvement, supported by NHS Education Scotland with input from Glasgow University. ArchialNORR were appointed and challenged with providing state of the art facilities to deliver the exciting challenges set out in the business case within the cost limit. The imaginative and unique building incorporates modern design concepts with traditional materials and new engineering concepts. The building is attractive and distinctive and yet blends with its surroundings. The Dental Centre has a sustainable timber frame and takes its water supply from an adjacent borehole which also supplies the heat pump used to heat and cool the building. Green transport initiatives have been developed for NHS services on the site. Stephen Howie, Project Manager, NHS Dumfries and Galloway: ‘The board were delighted with the reception that the dental centre received in the community, both locally and throughout NHS Scotland. They have indicated that they’re looking to maintain that kind of design standard in the future.’

2009 Roses Design Award – Public Building, nomination

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CLIENT NHS Greater Glasgow Primary Care Trust SCALE 4,600 m² VALUE £2.5 million COMPLETION 2004 AWARDS 2004 Scottish Design Awards, Best Publicly Funded Project 2004 Dynamic Place Awards, high commendation 2005 GIA Design Award 2004 NHS Scotland Environment, Estates and Facilities Annual Design Awards, runner-up

EASTERHOUSE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE GLASGOW, UK HEALTH: PRIMARY CARE This project was the refurbishment of an existing Health Centre and Mental Health Resource Centre and a new build extension to the existing building. A new link building between the existing Health Centre and the adjacent Mental Health Resource Centre was created. The conceptual approach for the extension and remodelling was the creation of a rendered wall which unified the appearance of the centre into one building. Behind this wall a new link building provides additional accommodation and acts as a hub for redefined circulation routes. The new build elements capture a series of courtyard garden spaces which provide amenity and social spaces for the building users and acts as orientation points within the facility. This wall allowed essentially three buildings to read as one and it captured courtyard spaces which are now secure and an asset to users and staff.


CLIENT Queen Mary University of London SCALE 9,000 m² VALUE £34 million COMPLETION 2005 AWARDS 2009 The Chicago Athenaeum, International Architecture Award 2006 RIBA Education, London 2006 Civic Trust Award 2005 Leaf Award, Best Use of Technology within a Large Scheme

BLIZARD BUILDING QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, UK FURTHER AND HIGHER EDUCATION The Blizard Building, for Queen Mary College, University of London, creates a environment for research staff and students that stimulates the exchange of information between departments, physically opening up the school and engendering new clarity in its workings. Traditional research laboratory design tends to isolate the scientific research functions. The unique interaction between research departments and public facilities within the building has been achieved through the detailed consultation with representatives of the scientist user groups, who have actively engaged in the design process and project aspirations of cross-fertilisation and interaction. Individual departments are placed within the structure to be identifiable to each other and from the building’s exterior. The forms, suspended within the glass pavilion, house seminar and teaching spaces; the central tenet of transparency for the college and its operations, and the hope that the forms within the structure will be shared with a broader community of local schools and other users, prompts the use of amorphous forms and bright colours, eliciting interest and enthusiasm from outside the building as well as within. In doing so the project delivers great visual richness with a simple cost effective envelope offering educational lessons for similar building types.

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CLIENT Stirling Innovation Centre SCALE 3,200 m²

STIRLING INNOVATION CENTRE STIRLING UNIVERSITY, UK PUBLIC BUILDINGS: SCIENCE + RESEARCH An active member of the United Kingdom Science Park Association (UKSPA) the Stirling University Innovation Park holds a portfolio of units ranging in size from 400 ft² to 3,000 ft² tailored to the individual companies requirements. The location of Scion House is unrivalled. Set in mature parkland with spectacular views, it lies close to the commercial centre of Stirling and the major motorway networks. Connections with the University of Stirling provide an ideal platform for companies involved in technology or other knowledge based enterprises. Logie Court is the fourth phase of Stirling University Innovation Park. The building occupies a key position adjacent to Scion House and Alpha and Beta Centres, which are home to a mixture of companies from the biotech and software industries. Upon completion of the building ArchialNORR (formerly Davis Duncan Architects) were appointed by Daniel Europe Ltd to design and manage a unit fit-out. Daniel Europe located in Logie Court is the Europe, Middle East and Africa Headquarters for Daniel a supplier of gas and oil fiscal measurement technology including gas ultrasonic meters, electronic flow computers and complete metering packaged systems. Daniel is part of the 16 billion USD Emerson group of companies. The Innovation Centre, situated within Scion House, offers 15 high quality fully furnished development suites ranging in size from 40 to 100 m². The centre provides access to digital telecommunications enabling high speed data transfer and applications development work. All this allows companies to move in and start business immediately.

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CLIENT Trinity College Cambridge SCALE 130 acres (Science Park) 3,500 m² (Unit 418)

CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE PARK CAMBRIDGE, UK PUBLIC BUILDINGS: SCIENCE + RESEARCH ARCHIAL NORR’s experience in this highly specialist field began with the Cambridge Science Park, which was established principally to meet Government requests for a greater interchange of ideas, people and facilities between universities and high-technology industry. The original commission, with Trinity College Cambridge, involved the design team in all negotiations that led to the submission for Outline Planning Consent in 1970. The first Planning Permission was granted in 1971 and the park officially opened in 1975. Since its inception, the site has expanded from its original 14 acres to over 130 acres. Archial was retained by Trinity College to fulfil a three part role in the continuous development of the 130 acre site. Ionix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is Europe’s first biotechnology company, dedicated to the discovery of novel analgesic drugs. Its new headquarters building, at Cambridge Science Park, was designed by ARCHIAL NORR and consists of 3,500 m² of laboratory and office accommodation. The building is endowed with a strong and individual identity through the use of a dramatic, curving roof which sweeps over the main entrance to form a canopy. The laboratory facility totals 2,230 m², on two floors, with a roof level plant loft above and incorporates a service corridor with a dedicated service/delivery area and lift. The laboratories and write up area are partly formed around a central atrium leading to the office accommodation. These feature a complementary, tapering, barrel-vaulted roof and are wrapped around a service core.


LIFESTYLE PROJECTS CLIENT Abbey Project Ltd SCALE 14,586 m²

MATRIX APARTMENTS GLASGOW, UK LIFESTYLE: RESIDENTIAL

COMPLETION 2004

ArchialNORR won the Glasgow City Council Competition for the McPhater Street site in the Cowcaddens area of the city centre.

VALUE £8.5

The brief was to create an urban housing intervention which recognised the power of its position and allowed the sculptural nature of the piece to be read in the round. The conceptual approach sought to provide an experience of contrast. Residents pass from one realm to another – from vibrant city rumble to relaxed urban tranquillity. The scheme, dubbed ‘Matrix’, gave ArchialNORR the opportunity to collaborate with landscape architects City Design Co-operative and visual artist Richard Wright. The result blurs where art, architecture and landscape start and stop.

AWARDS 2005 GIA Award 2006 Scotland Civic trust Award: Commendation 2005 Dynamic Place Award – built Environment: Highly Commended

Movement towards and through the architecture and landscape of the Matrix reveals a sculptural piece which is dynamic and kinetic. The Matrix is in constant flux, everchanging in its reaction to external and internal influences. Its responses are spontaneous – changing with the quality of light, the rain, dawn and dusk.

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CLIENT Hanover Housing Association / Leicester City Council SCALE 57 units VALUE £5.75 million COMPLETION 2007

DANBURY GARDENS EXTRA CARE SCHEME LEICESTER, UK LIFESTYLE: RESIDENTIAL + CARE This Extra Care development, designed by Archial, consists of 57 one and two bedroom apartments with associated communal facilities, linked to a single storey Day Centre. Accommodation is grouped around a ‘Community Street’, which is pivotal to the grouping of shop, hair & beauty salon, bistro / café, fitness / IT suite together with guest lounge with its own kitchenette facility. The street continues to link the treatment suite, faith room and catering kitchen to the main Day Centre / common room with its own independent entrance and landscaped garden. The upper floors around the atrium incorporate separate seating areas with internal landscaping, which links to further communal areas such as meeting room, library and further guest lounges. The external garden areas have been formed into separate landscaped courtyard areas linked by footpath access.

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CLIENT Crossreach / Church of Scotland SCALE 64 units / 3,224 m² VALUE £6 million COMPLETION 2009

RUBISLAW PARK ABERDEEN, UK HEALTH: CARE HOMES ArchialNORR’s 66-bed Care Home is to be a flagship for the Church of Scotland and includes both a mainstream and dementia unit arranged around an internal secure courtyard. Day rooms are split into various lounges throughout the scheme, each accessing attractive 180-degree views into the wooded site. The southerly facing secure garden accesses summer sun and the woodland beyond and includes a fully glazed conservatory which will invite residents to utilize the exterior space and interact with their surroundings. The building incorporates Geothermal boreholes, CHPs and solar ventilation as energy efficiency measures as well as fully integrated services required for a care home of this size.


CLIENT St Mowdens & The Bird Group SCALE 2,500,000 m² COMPLETION Ongoing

MIDDLE QUINTON ECO TOWN WARWICKSHIRE, UK CARE VILLAGES The design envisages an innovative ecotown, with 6,000 homes – including 2,000 affordable homes – offering employment, an energy centre, retail, community uses and green space. The design concept promotes five distinct districts, which are created in Middle Quinton, each with its own character, design philosophy, scale and urban personality. A Town Centre, in the eastern part of the site, would be the main focus for retail uses, community facilities, leisure, an education campus and office/ workshop-based employment, also providing over 800 homes. A Station Quarter is included, around a new transport hub, with a greater emphasis on larger scale employment and benefiting from proximity to the station. The Station Quarter connects to the Town Centre with a short, direct link for pedestrians, cyclists and buses. The Lakeside is in the northern part of the site; here water is used creatively to provide a stunning residential environment, with its own local centre. An Allotment Village sits in the central part of the site; a strong street pattern promotes solar orientation and is surrounded by a crescent of community allotments. Finally, The Woodside, in the western part of the site, is a lower density, village environment with its own primary school and local centre. Clusters of family houses are set within a strong landscape framework of woodland and open space. The average density of the development (excluding mixed-use areas) is 41 dwellings per hectare, allowing a wide mix of family housing, starter homes, sheltered housing and apartments. The density is comparable to elements of local towns such as Stratford-upon- Avon.

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CLIENT Pillar Properties VALUE ยฃ40 million COMPLETION 2002

OMNI CENTRE EDINBURGH, UK COMMERCIAL: MIXED USE ArchialNORR was involved in the development of this mixed-use building, on a prominent site in central Edinburgh, adjacent to The Playhouse Theatre, from scheme design to completion. The site comprised an existing car park on five levels, built of reinforced concrete and a Grade-A listed church faรงade. ArchialNORR was appointed Lead Consultant to complete production information for the leisure building, comprising a health and fitness suite, a 12-screen cinema and a 100-bedroom hotel. This major project was located entirely within the Edinburgh World Heritage Site and the development was, therefore, subject to a high degree of public scrutiny. The building features a roof garden, which was treated as a fifth elevation as it is fully visible to pedestrians on nearby Carlton Hill.


CLIENT Urban Splash / English Partnerships / Manchester City Council SCALE 12 ha (Masterplan) 16,200 m² (Chips) VALUE £20 million (Chips) COMPLETION 2002 (Masterplan) 2009 (Chips) AWARDS (MASTERPLAN) 2006 Waterways Renaissance Award

NEW ISLINGTON AND CHIPS NEW ISLINGTON, MANCHESTER, UK MASTERPLANNING ArchialNORR prepared the strategic framework scheme design for New Islington, east of Manchester city centre. The plan was developed from an extensive community consultation exercise and envisages a rich mix of house types, distinct architectures and multiple activities which will promote a sustainable and varied community – an urban development which is a destination for visitors, as well as home to its residents. On a site between the Rochdale and Ashton canals, the proposals incorporate new waterways, linking these historic navigations, and give the new quarter a waterside, parkland identity. Hard and soft banking, including narrowboat mooring, creates opportunities for leisure activities and wildlife havens. Having completed the framework scheme, ArchialNORR was commissioned to design the first of the proposed residential buildings, ‘Chips’, by the Ashton Canal at New Islington’s southern periphery.

AWARDS (CHIPS) 2010 RIBA North West Regional Award

Commissioned by Urban Splash in 2002, Chips presents the first new apartments for sale in New Islington and was inspired by three fat chips piled on top of one another.

2010 Institution of Structural Engineers Award, Commendation

The building comprises three equal-height, long, thin new build masses (Chips) approximately 100 metre long by 14 metre wide stacked and staggered upon one another creating an elevated ground floor and eight levels comprising 142 one, two and three bedroom apartments.

2010 Concrete Society Award BREEAM Meets Eco-Homes Standards

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CLIENT Orb Estates SCALE £30 million COMPLETION 2004

DOLPHIN QUAYS POOLE, UK MASTERPLANNING Dolphin Quays is a prestige development, located on the Quay in Poole - a significant centre for tourism. The project was highly commended in the 2002 International Property Awards – Best Waterfront Development Category. The scheme seeks to maintain and enhance commercial and tourist provision, provide additional residential accommodation and improve pedestrian facilities and links, forming a major landmark on The Quay - a major tourist thoroughfare in Poole. The scheme provides a mix of 105 one, two, three and four bed flats, 7,500 m² retail space and car parking. The scale, materials and proportion of the building make a significant design impact forming a modern landmark in the existing street scene and harbour edge fronting the new yacht haven.

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CLIENT Cala Homes SCALE 55,000 m² VALUE £80 million COMPLETION 2010

GRANDHOLM ABERDEEN, UK LIFESTYLE: MASTERPLANNING + RESIDENTIAL In 1859, Messrs J and J Crombie Ltd acquired Grandholm Mills, a former linen works beside the River Don in Aberdeen. In time, Grandholm Works grew to become Scotland’s largest and best equipped woollen mill and producer of the famous Crombie cloth. In the early Nineties, the Aberdeen mill was closed and production moved to the Borders. Cala Homes purchased the 16.90ha site in 1998 and commenced the design of one of Scotland’s first 21st Century Urban Villages. This ultimately included 290 homes, consisting of detached, semi-detached, terraced and flatted homes. It also included a care home, office building, retail space, restaurants and a museum. The oldest four-storey mill building was retained along with the mill lade and turbine hall and this formed the centre of the village. The mill building was converted to loft apartments with offices and restaurants at the ground floor and these opened on to a public space incorporating the lade which continued to flow with water from the River Don taken off upstream. The plan radiated from this central space to connect with a crescented loop road encircling the centre. The area within the loop road contained the more dense parts of the development and included the mixed use portion consisting of flatted accommodation, retail areas and office space. The areas beyond the loop road were less dense and consisted of terraced, semi-detached and detached homes.Townscape opportunities have been seized with the clever use of crescents, vistas and avenues and whilst the car has been respected, pedestrians and cyclists have been given priority. The Development is now complete and most areas of accommodation are occupied. The village has been deemed a success and it is referred to as the model to follow for further villages in the North East of Scotland in their inception.

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CLIENT Tees Valley Regeneration/ Bioregional Quintain AWARDS 2007 MIPIM Future Projects Awards, ‘Big Urban Projects’ Category

MIDDLEHAVEN MASTERPLAN MIDDLESBROUGH, UK MASTERPLANNING ArchialNORR was commissioned by Tees Valley Regeneration to produce a masterplan which would regenerate and reposition, not only the town of Middlesbrough, but also the whole Tees Valley area. The brief was to build on all the previous work, towards creating a new vision for Greater Middlehaven that will inspire, excite and firmly establish the area as a waterfront destination of international significance. The existing brave, beautiful Middlehaven landscape is inhabited by a series of massive objects: the Clock Tower, travelling cranes, the Riverside Stadium, the Transporter Bridge over the River Tees and big barns where North Sea oil rigs were constructed. The ArchialNORR response was to create a landscape which, over the generation that a masterplan takes to implement, will be populated by buildings, including new offices, housing and a new location for Middlesbrough College, that fulfils people’s dreams of prosperity and a better life. A series of new and extraordinary objects sit proudly in the landscape, in play with the existing elements. What these buildings should eventually look like was not for the designers to say, or impose, and what has been represented here is merely a glance into the potential future of the site. Underpinning all of this, are depths of thinking and creativity that will ensure that the Tees Valley fulfils its regeneration vision and dream. The initial phases of the masterplan are currently being implemented.


CLIENT Mark Swire Properties Ltd SCALE 450 m² VALUE £1.3 million COMPLETION 2008

99 BANKS ROAD SANDBANKS, POOLE, UK LIFESTYLE: PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL A luxury, beach front, five bedroom house with living accommodation on the upper floors and bedrooms below take advantage of the sweeping views from the Isle of Wight to the east, across to Studland Bay and the Purbeck hills to the west. The three-storey high limestone-floored hall and staircase provide a dramatic entrance with the large roof light above flooding the centre of the house with natural light. Full width glazing to the living and dining room takes maximum advantage of the stunning views. All glass balcony balustrades allow unobstructed views from all water front rooms and from the rooftop sunroom and sun terrace. A silent operation hydraulic lift serves all floors. A detached double garage with its own study/garden room fronts onto Banks Road with bespoke entrance gates and high quality landscaping. The through-coloured render, buff brick, powder-coated aluminium windows, rainwater goods, cladding, fascias and oak doors were selected for their weather resistance and/or natural weathering properties and to provide a subtle and restrained palette appropriate to its beachside setting. The careful retention of existing trees balances the visual impact of this highly contemporary addition to the Sandbanks coastline.

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CLIENT Cairnduff Developments SCALE 820 m² VALUE £3 million COMPLETION 2009

LOCHGARRY, 40 CLEVEDEN DRIVE GLASGOW, UK LIFESTYLE: PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL A stunning conversion of a luxury five bedroom period villa in the west end of Glasgow. The former boys’ home has undergone a dramatic transformation that has seen the ArchialNORR extend and convert the property to better suit the requirements of the owner. Our approach to the conversion was to delicately restore the original classical features of the house whilst placing modern insertions where the existing fabric was absent. The original layout of the house in the middle two floors was largely restored, including the re-introduction of a bespoke designed timber stairway to the basement, replicating the original servant’s route from the garden level kitchen. In contrast, the basement and upper floors which were bereft of historical features were completed in an entirely modern aesthetic in terms of both finish and layout. Externally extensive stone repairs were carried out and re-claimed stone cobbles form the front entrance driveway and provide a historical footnote to the development.


CLIENT Blackfriars Investments SCALE 28,000 m² COMPLETION 2009

PUDDLE DOCK HOTEL LONDON COMMERCIAL: HOTELS Designed for Blackfriars Investments, the 28,000 m² scheme involves the redevelopment of the existing No.2 Puddle Dock office building and the Mermaid Conference and Events Centre. The design creates a landmark, stand-alone building that is intended to rejuvenate one of the few remaining major development sites in the City of London. The site of the new building is in a strategic location in the City, with prime frontages on the River Thames to the south and Queen Victoria Street to the north. To the east and west, the site is bounded by neutral office developments. The site is well served by established transport links, principally the mainline rail and underground services at Blackfriars Station. The 250 bed, six-storey building comprises four floors of hotel accommodation above ground, reception areas on the first floor/ground floor, a conference centre (with a double-height ballroom for up to 400 people) on level -1 and gym and spa facilities on level -2. In addition, the scheme includes bars, two restaurants and an elegant rooftop terrace overlooking the Thames. The roof terracing and the triangulated skin of the building are set out to respond to the height limits defined by St. Paul’s height restrictions. The top floor opens onto a large roof terrace overlooking the river. Its landscaping is composed of surfaces of different materials, incorporating areas of bio-diverse, green landscaping, timber decking and roof terrace paving in a single sustainable integrated design. Sustainability is central to the scheme. The new building will achieve higher standards of environmental quality and sustainability than most good practice, air-conditioned, prestige buildings in the City.

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CLIENT Permisson Homes SCALE 5,500 m²

SHERIFF COURT GLASGOW, UK COMMERCIAL: MIXED USE

VALUE £14 million

This project saw the conversion of Glasgow’s landmark Sheriff Court building into a mixture of luxury apartments, shops, bars and restaurants, and Britain’s only custom-built Youth Theatre.

COMPLETION 2005

The building, with a B-listed neo-classical façade, occupies a full block in the inner city, and the project was a milestone in the ongoing residential renaissance of the area. The 62-apartment project retains the building’s exterior, but blends it with a completely contemporary interior including an open-air central courtyard dramatically spanned by an elevated walkway. Each apartment is set over two levels, most with spiral staircases, and all the penthouses open onto private terraces. At the street level, the project provides a number of commercial units occupied by high-end retailers, along with restaurants and bars, while the basement of the building contains the headquarters of the Scottish Youth Theatre.


CLIENT Yorkshire County Cricket Club / Leeds Metropolitan University SCALE 4,000 m² VALUE £20 million COMPLETION 2010 BREEAM Excellent AWARDS 2010 Insider Property Industry Awards, Design Excellence Award

CARNEGIE PAVILION LEEDS, UK LIFESTYLE: SPORT + LEISURE The Carnegie Pavilion is a unique ‘dual-use’ higher education and sports facility which is occupied all year round. It is at one and the same time: a university faculty expanding beyond the campus and embedding itself within the surrounding community, within a working sports ground; and sports facility housing applied higher education – a ‘new paradigm in learning’. Leeds Metropolitan University entered into a unique partnership with Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) to not only enable the delivery of the Carnegie Pavilion, but also to provide mutual benefits for both organisations, enhancing higher education, sport and the all round sustainability of the development. The Carnegie Pavilion accommodates the university’s School of Tourism, Hospitality and Events, where students will benefit from direct exposure to real life sporting events and hospitality. The development incorporates a full-scale teaching kitchen as well as lecture theatres and faculty offices. Students of digital journalism will also be based in the building, and will work hands on with the hi-tech facilities of the new media centre, designed to meet the latest standards for both TV and radio broadcasting. The dual-use 150 seat auditorium converts into a 100 seat press box for journalists, with uninterrupted views of the cricket action. Co-occupation of the building (over 70% of the rooms have been designed for ‘dual-use’) dramatically reduces its running costs, as well as its carbon footprint, when compared with two separate buildings. The Carnegie Pavilion has achieved BREEAM ‘Excellent’ standard whilst complying with ECB cricketing requirements including the south facing glazed wall providing uninterrupted sightlines.

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CLIENT Plymouth City Council SCALE 15,000 m²

PLYMOUTH LIFE CENTRE PLYMOUTH, UK LIFESTYLE: SPORT + LEISURE

VALUE £46 million

The £46.5 million Plymouth Life Centre is the best leisure centre of its kind in the region and one of the country’s leading centres of aquatic excellence and is a training facility for the 2012 Olympics.

COMPLETION 2011

Facilities include: a 50 metre by 25 metre swimming pool; a 25 metre by 16 metre diving pool; a dryside diving facility; leisure water; a climbing area with aerial experience; an eight-rink bowls facility; a 12-court sports hall; a fitness suite with 150 stations; a health suite; a multipurpose space and dance studio; a crèche; soft play and café area. The interior will be stimulating, with splashes of colour to guide users around the building. Wherever they are in the Centre, it will offer glimpses of the wide range of activities on offer for everyone, to encourage people to return and try out new sports. The cafe also spills out onto the park to draw potential users in for the first time to see what is on offer. The vision is that the Life Centre serves as a strong visual landmark, drawing all members of the community together to experience a wide range of sporting and leisure activities.

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CLIENT Craigholme School SCALE 1,200 m²

CRAIGHOLME SPORTS HALL GLASGOW LIFESTYLE: SPORT + LEISURE

VALUE £1.7 million

When ArchialNORR was appointed as architect for Craigholme School’s Sports Hall, the design team arrived at a conceptual approach for the new facility: ‘the story of three mats’.

COMPLETION 2006

The first ‘mat’ allows vehicles to ‘touch-down’ safely in the new car park that sweeps in off Haggs Road. The second, folded, ‘mat’ represents the new sports centre itself, laying down a timber deck that ‘wraps up’ all the accommodation: a four court sports hall, a climbing wall, a dance studio, changing rooms, and a viewing gallery with kitchenette, all within a finely crafted timber box. The roof is skewed to allow a generous overhang for weather protection on the gables and over the decked threshold area, encouraging spectators to stand outside of the building. The third ‘mat’ represents the playing surface of the all-weather hockey pitch, including anglepoise flood lighting creating an external room. The fabric and service systems were designed to address issues of sustainability, considered essential for the successful delivery of this building.


CLIENT Norwich City Council / East of England Development Agency / Sport England

RIVERSIDE SWIMMING CENTRE NORWICH, UK LIFESTYLE: SPORT + LEISURE

SCALE 1,838 m²

ArchialNORR’s £4.2 million Riverside Swimming Centre, in Norwich, features a new, six-lane, 25 metre competition pool, a learner pool, a health suite and a fitness gym and dance studio, located on the first floor.

VALUE £4.2 million

The design features curtain wall glazing to the river frontage, combined with timber decking to take advantage of the setting.

COMPLETION 2003

The design acknowledges the benefit of an established avenue of mature trees along the south boundary, which improves the amenity and climate control. The Centre completes the regeneration of a former industrial area, with a new cycle/pedestrian link between the riverside walk and Carrow Road. The project was funded by Norwich City Council, East of England Development Agency and Sport England. The Riverside Swimming Centre achieved an ‘Excellent’ rating from Sport England on its monitoring evaluation carried out a year after practical completion.

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CLIENT Abbey Project Ltd SCALE 14,586 m²

RIVERSIDE ICE RINK CHELMSFORD, UK LIFESTYLE: SPORT + LEISURE

VALUE Confidential

The Riverside Ice Rink is one of a number of ice pads designed by ArchialNORR.

COMPLETION 2004

The company was appointed as Architect and Lead Consultant for the remodelling and internal refurbishment of the ice rink. The strategic brief was to modernise the centre, improve the customers’ experience and to maximise income potential. The project included the complete remodelling of the core areas and new robust, but vibrant, finishes to the reception, skate hire, café, changing rooms and toilets. The main plant equipment, serving the building and ice pad, was totally replaced and a new proprietary ice rink was laid over the existing slab. A new ‘Low Emissivity’ ceiling was installed over the domed ice rink structure, to improve the environmental conditions and minimise external heat gain. ArchialNORR set a tight project programme to suit the operator’s requirements and limit the shut down period.


TRANSPORT PROJECTS CLIENT BIA SCALE 1,000 m² VALUE £2 million COMPLETION 2001

BIRMINGHAM AIRPORT T1 BIRMINGHAM, UK TRANSPORT: AVIATION ArchialNORR was awarded a Design and Build Contract in September 2000 to refurbish and expand the check-in facilities at Birmingham Airport’s main T1 terminal. Work was required to be completed in time for the 2001 Easter holiday traffic. The project involved the construction of an extension to the terminal, providing 12 additional check-in desks while also extending the existing baggage handling and flight information systems. The site was extremely constricted, hemmed in on one side by a multi-storey car park which was askew both horizontally and vertically, and on another by the existing terminal. The work was carried out while maintaining the existing T1 operations and included the provision of temporary escape measures from the terminal, while an existing first floor route was extended and a fire exit stair relocated.

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CLIENT BAA VALUE £42 million COMPLETION 2001

EDINBURGH AIRPORT EDINBURGH, UK TRANSPORT: AVIATION ArchialNORR were appointed by Heery International to develop a major project at Edinburgh Airport and the concept was taken through scheme design, detail design and production information. Total project included a new check in hall of 44 desks, a new domestic arrivals concourse with three reclaim carousels and a completely remodeled and extended first floor containing new retail and catering facilities. Other features were centralised passenger search / security facilities, new Customs, Immigration and Special Branch facilities, a new international arrivals concourse with two reclaim carousels and new combined domestic / international lounges including associated airline executive lounges. It also included four new air jetties and 1,500 m² of commercial office space.


CLIENT Docklands Light Rail SCALE 4,112 m² COMPLETION 2007

STRATFORD DLR STATION LONDON, UK TRANSPORT: RAIL Archial NORR was commissioned by Docklands Light Railway Limited to design a completely new station, in a new location, to replace the existing DLR station at Stratford. This was in order to meet the client’s requirements for capacity enhancement, improved train frequencies and longer platforms with a corresponding new track alignment. The DLR Station forms an integral part of a much wider Transport Interchange which was upgraded in preperation for the 2012 London Olympics. The canopy to the tapering island platform, consisting of facetted, triangulated metal panels, with rooflights snaking over inclined oval columns, is a deliberate counterpoint to the sweeping curves of the existing Stratford Regional Station enclosure, into which it plugs. Occupying the centre of the island platform, are translucent, coloured, glazed screens providing weather protection, as well as incorporating passenger seating, information boards, posters and signage. Entry to the new DLR station from the street and interchange with the other railway and underground rail links will be maintained via the existing Stratford Regional Station. There is also passive provision for a potential future secondary entrance on Gibbins Road, below the DLR viaduct.

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CLIENT Canary Wharf / Docklands Light Rail SCALE 4,140 m² VALUE £10 million COMPLETION 2003

HERON QUAYS DLR STATION LONDON, UK TRANSPORT: RAIL The ongoing development of Heron Quays, adjacent to Canary Wharf, necessitated the rebuilding of the small Docklands Light Rail station to integrate with the new structures. The complex brief dictated that the structure be wholly enclosed by the office development, but be completely self-supporting, with no structural connection to the buildings either side and above, or the railway bridge itself. The solution was to create a cradle of steel supports, their position determined by the grid of basement columns beneath, which would hold the platforms and a curved shell below the tracks which acts as acoustic protection from excessive noise generated by train movements over the steel bridge. The design also allows for free flows at ground level, where the space created acts as both station concourse and pedestrian thoroughfare. Escalators connect to both the car parking levels beneath and the platforms above. The materials and colours were selected to emphasise the independence of the architectural elements from both the adjacent Canary Wharf office buildings and the ‘Air-Rights’ office tower bridging directly over the new station. The enclosure of the station meant that particular consideration had to be given to lighting the space; the solution was the design of ‘light beams’, which radiate light throughout the space, as well as providing a conduit for all the services including the public address system above the platforms.


CLIENT London Underground SCALE 415m × 32m VALUE £110 million COMPLETION 1998 AWARDS 2000 BCIA Award 2000 RIBA Civic and Community Architecture Award 1999 RIBA Stirling Prize, shortlist 1999 Concrete Society

NORTH GREENWICH UNDERGROUND STATION LONDON, UK TRANSPORT: RAIL North Greenwich Station has been acclaimed as perhaps the most striking of the twelve stations on London Underground’s £3.5 billion Jubilee Line Extension. As the gateway to the O2 Arena – and with its fully integrated bus station, the station has now become one of the most heavily used on the line. It is also one of the largest and forms an integrated transport interchange serving a wide area of south-east London, including the Millennium Village and other developments on the peninsula. The context for the scheme was a completely cleared but polluted former gas works site, with no existing buildings: the specific site for the station was determined by the alignment of the line, which crosses the Thames twice linking Canary Wharf, North Greenwich Peninsula and Canning Town respectively. The scheme as built consisted of a cut-and-cover box, totally enclosed by a ‘lid’ – but with passive provision for a future ‘Air-Rights’ development. As large as any mainline station, it explores older traditions in station design to create a building which mixes clarity of purpose with rich allusion and metaphor to create a point of arrival for a new quarter of London.

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CLIENT Aberdeen Harbour Board SCALE 1,000 m² VALUE £3.7 million COMPLETION 2006

ABERDEEN MARINE OPERATIONS CENTRE ABERDEEN, UK TRANSPORT: MARINE The state-of-the-art Marine Operations Centre controls all vessel movements into and out of the busy Aberdeen Harbour. The building sits on a prominent site, within the Footdee Conservation Area, where the North Pier meets the main land mass. It succeeds the old Navigation Control Centre known locally as ‘The Roundhouse’, which was built in 1803 and was no longer fit for purpose. The design concept involved the interaction of two interlocking forms; solid and light. The solid element – built from precast concrete with pure white aggregate as a metaphor of a lighthouse – contains the stair, lift and toilet core. The glazed element is the Operations Centre. The ground floor area has been kept to a minimum to lighten the connection between the building and the surrounding landscape. The Centre is organised around a strict set of operational criteria in terms of security, visibility and interior comfort. A further key requirement was to consider environmental factors – a mixed mode ventilation/cooling system utilises displacement ventilation for the main floorplates, with the solid core used as a thermal mass and vertical ventilation stack.


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AWARD WINNING ARCHITECTURE 141 BOTHWELL STREET Winner BCO Scotland Commercial Workplace of the Year Award 2010. ABERDEEN HARBOUR MARINE OPERATIONS CENTRE Design Awards - DIA Ambassador Award 2008. The Saltire Society - Project Commendation 2007. Aberdeen Civic Society Award 2006. Aberdeen Society of Architects Award 2011. ADEN PARK, MINTLAW Aberdeen Society of Architects Design Awards 2010. AGRICULTURE HOUSE, NATIONAL FARMERS’ UNION HEADQUARTERS British Council of Offices Corporate Workplace Regional Award 2008. Bdi, Industry & Genius Awards (Green Design) – Finalist 2007. Warwick District Council Rural Design Award 2007. ALBYN LOWER SCHOOL Aberdeen Society of Architects Design Awards 2010 – Commendation. BAE PRODUCTION FACTORY Best Commercial Building 2011, Sunderland City Council’s Excellence Awards 2011. BARONY CENTRE GIA - Glasgow Institutre of Architect’s Award 2012. High Commendation at the Civic Trust ‘My Place’ Awards 2013. Commendation – RIAS/Historic Scotland Conservation and Climate Change Awards 2013. RIAS Awards – Highly Commended 2013. Glasgow Institute of Architects – Award 2013. BEARSDEN BAPTIST CHURCH RIBA Commendation 2005. GIA Commendation 2005. BERKSHIRE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE Winner Best Educational Building, LABC Central Building Excellence Awards. Best Sustainable Project 2010 from the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead.

BRITISH HORSE SOCIETY HEADQUARTERS, STONELEIGH British Council of Offices Small Projects Regional Award 2010 – Best Office under 2,000 m² International Green Apple Award for Build Environment Winner 2011. BROXDEN DENTAL CENTRE Highly commended in the building better healthcare awards 2012. BOAT HAVEN FACILITIES, POOLE QUAY Poole Pride of Place Award 2004. CAE FLIGHT TRAINING CENTRE, BURGESS HILL Shortlist for the Mid Sussex Architecture Awards 2009. CANAL BANK, LOSSIEMOUTH Aberdeen Society of Architects Design Awards 2010 CARNEGIE PAVILION, LEEDS Design Excellence award at the Insider Property Industry Awards 2010 Yorkshire. CANTERBURY COLLEGE Awarded a Regional LABC Award for Best Educational Building, in recognition of Wates’ building excellence on the project. (Designed by Archial and built by Wates Group). CHIPS, NEW ISLINGTON MANCHESTER Winner RIBA Award 2010. Commended in the Community and Residential category of the Institution of Structural Engineers International Awards. CLOCKTOWER, DUNDEE Dundee Civic Trust Award. Saltire Society Award. CROOKFUR COTTAGE HOMES (RESIDENTIAL CARE) Inclusion in RIAS (Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland) Illustrated Yearbook 2003. DORMER PLACE, NICHOLAS WILSON HOUSE, LEAMINGTON SPA British Council for Offices Small Projects Regional Award 2009. The Leamington Society Award 2008.

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DUMFRIES DENTAL CENTRE & TEACHING FACILITY NHS Scotland Environment, Estates and Facilities Annual Design Award 2007. The Paul Taylor Award 2007 ‘Best Entry’ to all three award categories. Nomination for Roses Design Award 2009. GIA Awards 2009 Commendation. EASTERHOUSE HEALTH CENTRE NHS Scotland Environment, Estates and Facilities Annual Design Award 2004. Scottish Designs Award 2004. Dynamic Place Awards 2004 Commendation. GIA Design Awards 2004. EDINGLASSIE HOUSE Commendation – Aberdeen Society of Architects Design Awards 2012. Highly Commended – Conservation Award in the Aberdeenshire Design Awards 2012.

ELLIOT PARK INNOVATION CENTRE BCO Commercial Workplace National and Regional Winner 2006. Sustainability Awards (Building magazine) - Finalist 2006. Bdi, Industry & Genius Awards (Green Design) Winner 2005. Force for Construction Excellence Award for Sustainability 2005. ICE Sustainable Award 2005 Eurosolar Award (Solar Architecture) 2005. FORMER SHERIFF COURT, GLASGOW Green Apple Awards for the Built Environment and Architectural Heritage - National Silver Award 2007. BURA Award for Best Practice in Regeneration. RICS Awards Regeneration Category - Highly Commended Homes for Scotland - Best Conversion. FRED PERRY HOUSE, STOCKPORT LABC North West Building Excellence Awards 2011 – Best Large Commercial Building Finalist. LABC North West Building Excellence Awards 2011 – Best Sustainability Design Commercial Winner.

GARDYNE CAMPUS REDEVELOPMENT Commendation in the Dundee Civic Trust Awards 2012. GLENMORE LODGE, CAIRNGORMS NATIONAL PARK Inverness Architects Association winner ‘New Life for Old Building’ award 2008. THE GRANGE LEARNING CENTRE RICS Awards 2013 – Highly commended in the category of Community Benefit. HAMWORTHY COMMUNITY LIBRARY Best Community Building at the Dorset Property & Architecture Awards 2011. HUTCHESONS’ GRAMMAR SCHOOL GIA Design Awards 2004 Commendation. Roses Design Award 2003. INNOVATION CENTRE, PHASE 2, EXETER UNIVERSITY Forum for the Built Environment (Devon & Cornwall Branch) Winner 2008. Shortlisted for Michelmores Commercial Property Award 2007. KINGARTH SCHOOL LIBRARY Nomination for Scottish Design Award (Best Small Project) 2009. KINGENNIE FIELDS DEVELOPMENT Luxury House of the Year at Scottish Home Awards. KINGSLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL, PEEBLES Building of the Year at the Edinburgh Architectural Association Awards 2011 Best Educational Project - Scottish Design Awards 2011. Excellence in Design for Teaching & Learning – Shortlist – Best of British School Awards. Highly Commended - Excellence in Design for Teaching and Learning (Primary) - BCSE Best of British School Awards 2011. LOCHGARRY, GLASGOW Silver, Roses Design Awards 2010.


LITTLETON GREEN COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL Shortlisted RIBA Award 2010 RICS Awards 2011 – Sustainability – Shortlist Best Green/Sustainable School – Shortlist – Best of British School Awards. Best New Build, South Staffordshire District Council Conservation and Design Awards 2011. Overall Winner, South Staffordshire District Council Conservation and Design Awards 2011. MAC/SAMPAD (MIDLANDS ARTS CENTRE, BIRMINGHAM) RICS Awards 2011 – West Midlands Community Building of the Year. RICS Awards 2011 – Building of the Year.

MIDPARK ACUTE MENTAL HEALTH UNIT NHS Scotland HFS Award for best designed facility – 2012 Winner Health Facilities Scotland Environment and Design MORRIS BUILDING, ST ANDREWS LINKS TRUST Dundee Institute of Architects Award – Category of Best Commercial Building 2013. NORTH KESTEVEN CENTRE LABC award for design for best public services building – 2014.

OKEHAMPTON RURAL BUSINESS CENTRE Regen South West Award Best Small Renewable Energy Scheme (below 100 kw) 2008. MACCALMAN HOUSE Local Authority Building Control The ‘Mail on Sunday’ British Homes National Built in Quality Award Best Awards 2007 Commendation for Sustainability Project 2008. Large House of the Year Devon Building Control Partnership Winner Quality and Sustainability MATRIX Awards 2008. Civic Trust Award Best Major Project Michelmores Commendation 2006. Commercial Property Award 2008. Property Executive Residential Award for Excellence 2005. PLYMOUTH LIFE CENTRE Brick Awards 2005 Best Private LABC award South West Award Residential Project Building. for Community Building and / or Communities Award 2005 Urban commercial building 2012. Housing Development of the Year Dynamic Place Awards 2005 Highly POLLOK CIVIC REALM Commended. RIBA Regional Award 2009 National Housebuilder Award 2005 GIA (Glasgow Institute of Commendations. Architects) Design Commendation Scottish Designs Award 2005 2009. Commendation. National Libraries, Best Partnership Award 2009. MAUCHLINE PRIMARY SCHOOL Civic Trust 2010, Special Award for Shortlisted for British Council for Community Benefit. School Environments Award 2010. Civic trust National Panel Special Recognition 2009. MICHAEL FARADAY SCHOOL, shortlisted in both the Roses and SOUTHWARK the Scottish Design awards 2009. RICS Regeneration Award 2011. for Regeneration RIBA Regional Award 2011. RICS Scotland Awards 2010. Civic Trust Awards 2012. Commended Award in the Community Benefit Category . MIDDLESBROUGH COLLEGE RIBA LSC Education Design PORT GLASGOW COMMUNITY Excellence Award 2009 – Highly CAMPUS Commended. Education Building or Project RICS North East Renaissance Commendation – Scottish Design Regeneration Award 2009. Awards 2014.

QUADRUS CENTRE Hadrian’s Architectural Award Highly Commended 2007. SCALA Civic Building of The Year Awards - Highly Commended 2006. South Tyneside Good Design Awards - Overall Winner & Best New Building 2006. REFURBISHMENT OF HARBOUR HEIGHTS HOTEL, SANDBANKS Poole Pride of Place Award 2004 – Commendation. RENEWABLE HOUSE BRE, WATFORD Constructing Excellence Innovation Award 2011. RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT, HALLAM FIELDS, LEICESTER – DESIGN STATEMENT Charnwood Borough Council Design Award 2004 – Special Commendation.

SLEAFORD LEISURE CENTRE LABC Best Public Building Award Considerate Contractor Silver Award Sleaford Civic Trust Award 2014 CIOB Committed to Sustainability Award Green Apple Award 2014 for Built Environment and Architectural Heritage RICS East Midlands highly commended award for tourism and leisure Greenbuild Award for nondomestic retrofit SOUTHEND SWIMMING POOL & DIVE CENTRE LABC East Anglia Design Awards 2011 – Best Technical Design

SMALL ANIMAL HOSPITAL AT GLASGOW UNIVERSITY RIAS Andrew Doolan Award for Best Building in Scotland 2009. GIA (Glasgow Institute of Architects) Supreme Award and RHYND CHURCH GIA Award 2009. National Housebuilder Award 2005 RIBA Regional Award 2010. Commendations. Gold Best Public Building Roses Design Awards 2010. RUBISLAW CAREHOME The Bryan Munford Award for Care Home Design Award of the Archial Building of the Year 2010. Year for CrossReach, Scottish Care Highly Commended at the Hot Dip National Awards 2010. Galvanizing Awards 2010. Civic Trust Awards 2011. SCOTTISH ASSOCIATION FOR 2011 Practice Design Award MARINE SCIENCES – British Veterinary Hospitals Dynamic Place Awards 2004 Highly Association. Commended. In addition to these it has SCOTTISH MEDIA GROUP won two product awards: HEADQUARTERS, GLASGOW Roof award: NFRC Award for Best RICS Awards Regeneration Active Roof in Scotland 2009, Category - Highly Commended submitted by Advanced Roofing 2007. Flooring Award (resin): FeRFA Project of the Year Award 2009, SELDOWN ECO-VILLAGE IN submitted by IFT (industrial Floor POOLE Treatments). Best Affordable Housing Scheme of the year in the National Housing Excellence Awards. Poole Pride of Place Award 2006


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AWARD WINNING ARCHITECTURE SPORTS PAVILION, CRAIGHOLME SCHOOL Timber in Construction Award 2008. Rose Design Awards 2007. GIA (Glasgow Institute of Architects) Commendation 2007. STIRLING UNIVERSITY INNOVATION PARK Inclusion in RIAS Illustrated Yearbook 2003. SLEEPERZ HOTEL NEWCASTLE Winner of RIBA Hadrian Award 2012. THE HOUSE ON STILTS, STRATFORD UPON AVON National Homebuilder Design Award (Best House) Winner 2005.

UNIVERSITY OF ABERTAY, DUNDEE, NATIONAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN COMPUTER GAMES DESIGN Best Interior Design Project – DIA Awards 2011. WCEI, THE TILERY, WILLINGTON North East Region RICS 2013, Community Benefit category. WISHAW AND DISTRICT HOUSING ASSOCIATION OFFICES Scottish Design Awards 2002 Winner Best Commercial Building. Civic Trust Awards 2003 Commendation. Roses Design Awards 2002 Commendation Best Commercial Building.

TUI UK THE WILLOWS, ABERDEEN British Council for Offices Fit-out of Aberdeen Civic Society 2008 Workplace Award – Finalist 2007. Honourable Mention VINE TRUST BARGE, LEITH Education Design Award – GIA Awards 2011.


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BREEAM OUTSTANDING WEST YORKSHIRE POLICE PFI Wakefield, UK (predicted) 2012 CARNEGIE PRIMARY SCHOOL Dunfermline, Fife, UK 2011 POLMADIE RECYCLING AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITY Glasgow, UK (predicted) 2010

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MIDPARK ACUTE MENTAL HEALTH UNIT Dumfries, UK 2011 HOLTE MAYFIELD LOZELLS SCHOOL Birmingham, UK 2011 ALTENS, ABERDEEN COLLEGE Aberdeen, UK 2010 CARNEGIE PAVILION Leeds, UK 2010

PROJECT PEGASUS Confidential, UK (predicted) 2018

SUSSEX COAST COLLEGE HASTINGS Hastings, East Sussex UK 2010

BERKSHIRE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE Technology Research Centre, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, UK 2015

SANDWELL HIGH DEPENDENCY REHABILITATION UNIT Heath Lane Hospital, UK 2010

BEDFORD COLLEGE Brundtland Building, Bedford, UK 2014 SCIENTIFIC SUPPORT UNIT Wakefield, UK 2012 HARROGATE INTERNATIONAL CENTRE Harrogate, UK 2012 ORFORD PARK Warrington, UK 2012

PALESTRA Southwark, London, UK 2010 PICCADILLY GATE Manchester, UK 2010 CONSTRUCTION SKILLS CENTRE Waltham Forest, London, UK 2010 AVON & SOMERSET POLICE PFI Bristol, UK (predicted) 2010 WOLVERTON SWIMMING POOL Wolverton, UK 2010

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COUNCIL HEADQUARTERS Stockport, UK 2010

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UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN HUNTINGDON DISTRICT COUNCIL Hillhead Hub, Aberdeen, UK (predicted) Huntingdon, UK 2015 2010 GATEWAY 11 BUSINESS PARK Wymondham, UK 2010 BILLINGTON STRUCTURES Wombwell, UK 2009 BILLINGTON STRUCTURES WOMBWELL Colton, UK 2009

BERKSHIRE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE Sports Hall, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, UK (predicted) 2014 PORT GLASGOW COMMUNITY CAMPUS Glasgow, UK (predicted) 2013

WEST LINTON PRIMARY SCHOOL GOLDENDALE WEST ENTERPRISE West Linton, UK (predicted) 2013 CENTRE Stoke, UK 2009 141 BOTHWELL STREET Glasgow, UK 2009 HMP GARTH – HOUSEBLOCK Ulnes Walton, Lancashire, UK 2008 UNIVERSITY OF EXETER INNOVATION CENTRE Exeter, UK 2007 INTERPOINT Edinburgh, UK 2007

TRAVELODGE, DUKE STREET Ipswich, UK 2012 GATESHEAD HEALTH CENTRE Gateshead, UK 2012 AILEYMILL PRIMARY SCHOOL Greenock, Inverclyde, UK 2012 CHRYSTON HIGH SCHOOL North Lanarkshire, UK 2012 ST JAMES BUSINESS PARK Knaresborough, UK 2012 DUNDEE COLLEGE Dundee, UK 2011


LEYTON SIXTH FORM COLLEGE Leyton, London, UK 2011

CHELSEA ACADEMY London, UK 2010

VENTURE POINT Speke, UK 2009

MILTON KEYNES COLLEGE COTTESLOE CENTRE Milton Keynes, UK 2011

EAST SURREY COLLEGE Redhill, UK 2010

GOLDENDALE WEST ENTERPRISE SHORTLEES PRIMARY SCHOOL CENTRE Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, UK Stoke, UK 2007 2009 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MIDDLEBOROUGH COLLEGE PARK Middlesbrough, Cleveland, UK Bromborough, UK 2008 2007

HILLSIDE PRIMARY SCHOOL STEPS MYPLACE YOUTH CENTRE Huddersfield, UK Weymouth, UK 2010 2011 KINGENNIE FIELDS MELTON BOROUGH COUNCIL Dundee, UK OFFICES & CIVIC HALL 2010 Melton, UK 2011 STORNOWAY DENTAL CENTRE Stornway, UK BAE FACILITY 2010 Washington, UK 2011 BISHOP STOPFORD SCHOOL Kettering, Northants, UK PLYMOUTH LIFE CENTRE 2009 Plymouth, UK 2011 LITTLETON GREEN COMMUNITY SCHOOL COUNCIL HEADQUARTERS Huntington, Cannock, Melton-Mowbray, UK Staffordshire, UK 2011 2009 ALL SAINTS PRIMARY SCHOOL Greenock, Inverclyde, UK 2010 BRISTOL SKILLS ACADEMY Bristol, UK 2010 SOUTHEND SWIMMING AND DIVE CENTRE Southend, UK 2010 MICHAEL FARADAY SCHOOL London, UK 2010

BERKSHIRE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE Science Building, Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, UK 2009 VOCATIONAL SKILLS CENTRE Berkshire College of Agriculture Burchetts Green, Maidenhead, UK 2009 THE SMALL ANIMAL HOSPITAL University of Glasgow Glasgow, UK 2009

ST JOSEPH’S ACADEMY Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, UK 2008 THE CHRYSTAL MACMILLAN BUILDING Scottish Social and Political Sciences, University of Edinburgh, refurbishment and extension Edinburgh, UK 2008 TORC HIGH SCHOOL Tamworth, Staffordshire, UK 2008 HOWE GALLEY HMS Collingwood, UK 2008 TWO PACIFIC QUAY Glasgow, UK 2008 CANTERBURY COLLEGE REDEVELOPMENT Kent, UK 2007 GRANGE ACADEMY Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, UK 2007

MAUCHLINE PRIMARY SCHOOL Mauchline, East Ayrshire, UK 2007

NATIONAL FARMERS’ UNION HEAD QUARTERS Stoneleigh, UK 2006 KIDS PLAY Milton Keynes, UK 2006 GATEWAY PARK Wirral, UK 2006 ATLANTIC PARK SITE K Liverpool, UK 2006


QUALITY + SUSTAINABILITY In each project, regardless of scale, we are driven by the pursuit of excellence. We are a creatively focused organisation believing that our ethos of ‘Intelligent Architecture’ makes life better. At the same time we are aware of our social, economic, and environmental responsibilities: we seek to implement appropriate design solutions, use resources wisely, and advise our clients accordingly.

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WE CARE ABOUT  uality of Service Q Use of Energy Materials and Water Use Staff and Community Engagement Suppliers and Purchasing Transport Waste & Recycling

OUR COMMITMENT As leading members of the World’s design and construction professions, we commit ourselves to: – Place social, economic, and environmental sustainability at the core of our practices and professional responsibilities – Develop and continually improve practices, to enable the implementation of sustainable design – Educate our fellow professionals, the building industry, clients, students and the general public about the critical importance and substantial opportunities of sustainable design

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A DECADE OF GREEN BUILDINGS Working with UK government BRE/University research work Projects achieving BREEAM Excellent rating Buildings Design Advice (LCBDAA) Carbon emission / energy figures, EPC rating Carbon Management Energy Efficiency advice (CMEE) for the 2014 Commonwealth Games


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