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ARCHITECT OF THE YEAR WINNER

WINNER

ARCHITECT OF THE YEAR Company: Foster + Partners Project: Maggie’s Centre The central idea behind the new Maggie’s Centre in Manchester was to create a welcoming space for cancer patients that is homely, uplifting and provides a place of refuge and diversion. 78

The newly built structure to house the largest Maggie’s Centre in the United Kingdom to date is a single-storey structure covering an area of around 500sq m. The architectural expression is defined by the structure, making the close collaboration between the architects and the structural engineers a critical part of the design process. The centre, designed and engineered by Foster + Partners, reflects the integrated design process that characterises the practice’s work. Timber was chosen as the primary building material for its warmth and sculptural qualities, giving the building unique scale, depth and texture.

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