Category: Sheffield Design Awards

SFNR Sheffield Design Week Ride – Friday 19 June 2015

Report by Mick Nott Just over 30 people made the 80th Sheffield FridayNightRide (SFNR). The theme was Sheffield Design Week and we cycled to the locations of the buildings that won awards from the Sheffield Civic Trust/RIBA Yorkshire in November

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Gateway Business Centre, Attercliffe – Candidate – Sheffield Design Awards People’s Award 2012

Confirm your vote for the Gateway Business Centre in the People’s Award 2012. SPACES has restored and converted the Attercliffe Baths and Library to create the Gateway Business Centre, which provides business spaces for SME companies on the approach to the

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Join us for Wildlife Trust’s Centenary Riverside Walk – 5.50pm Friday 4 May 2012

Thanks to the Wildlife Trust for Sheffield and Rotherham please join us next Friday evening for a trip to Centenary Riverside, its urban wetland nature park. We’ll meet at Sheffield bus station at 5.50pm on Friday 4th May before travelling to and

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Forgotten Spaces Sheffield 2011- Shortlisted Entries Confirmed

Earlier this week, RIBA’s judging panel shortlisted 19 schemes from 60 submitted entries in the Forgotten Spaces Sheffield Competition. The shortlist includes a range of innovative, far reaching and practical ideas of how to put to use overlooked or ‘forgotten’

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Portland Works Launch Community Share Issue

The Portland Works Committee is a group of tenants and supporters, all volunteers, who want to ensure the survival of one of Sheffield’s great buildings by community purchase and social ownership. Portland Works, built in 1877, is one of the

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Western Bank Library wins again!

Congratulations to Avanti Architects, Admiral Construction, Turner & Townsend and the University of Sheffield for the refurbishment of Western Bank Library, which has just won the RICS Pro Yorkshire Award for the best Building Conversion in the region. At the Sheffield Design Awards

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Forgotten Spaces 2011 Competition

RIBA Yorkshire’s Forgotten Spaces 2011 is a design competition that seeks to encourage new ideas for underused land and spaces in Sheffield. Open to entrants across the country, the competition invites architects, artists, engineers and landscape designers to nominate a site in

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The Douglas Knoop Centre (2006)

Home of Sheffield University’s Humanities Research Institute (HRI), the Douglas Knoop Centre is a contemporary extension to a grade II listed pavilion building which originates from the 1830s.  Many will remember the building on Gell Street, next to the Henderson’s Relish Factory, being

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Sheffield’s Best Buildings Revealed

It’s official; Sheffield’s favourite new building is Leopold Square as voted for by people living and working in the city, as part of the Sheffield Design Awards 2010. Leopold Square, designed by Axis Architecture, was announced the winner of the

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The Workshop Studio, Kenwood Park Road – Wins Best Building!

Well done to DRDH Architects for securing another award for the Workshop Studio, this time for the Best Building in the Sheffield Design Awards 2010! The project also has a RIBA Regional Award 2010 and was commended in the Yorkshire 2009 AR

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