• Oxford Brookes University – Sinclair Refurbishment

    BGS Architects are delighted to have been appointed by Oxford Brookes University, to design Phase 2 of the Sinclair Building Refurbishment for the Department of Health and Life Sciences. BGS have been working with OBU on the Sinclair Refurbishment Phase 1 since early 2015, in a team with Turner & Townsend and Arups. The first […]

  • Building Design Architect of the Year Awards 2017

    Berman Guedes Stretton is delighted to have been shortlisted for a prestigious Architect of the Year Award 2017, by Building Design Magazine. We have been shortlisted for our work in the Higher Education Sector. The criteria for entry is to enter up to 3 completed projects from the last few years and one future project. […]

  • Should more 20th Century Higher Education Buildings be Listed?

    The Architects Journal has published an article https://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/feature-have-post-war-university-buildings-passed-their-sell-by-date/10016704.articlle about the merits of post war University Buildings, following a debate over the 20th Century Society’s attempt to List the Architect Co-Partnership’s iconic Dunelm House at Durham University. This has stirred an interesting debate, in which Berman Guedes Stretton are in a privileged position to participate, as […]

  • BGS Finalists for the World Architecture Festival Awards 2016

    For the second year running Berman Guedes Stretton have been selected as Finalists for the World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards. This year, the honor goes to the new Academic Wing at Wolfson College, Oxford. Having already won a number of awards, including being shortlisted for an RIBA National Award, we are thrilled to have also […]

  • Berman Guedes Stretton submits planning application for Canterbury Cathedral Welcome Centre

    A planning application has been submitted for a new Welcome Centre for Canterbury Cathedral designed by Berman Guedes Stretton (BGS) as part of The Canterbury Journey, currently the subject of a detailed Round Two submission to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). The 390sqm building will be located next to the Grade 1 listed Christ Church […]

  • Wolfson Academic Wins RIBA Awards

    ‘This building stuns and delights from the moment you set eyes on it’, says the RIBA Awards website when introducing the new Academic Wing at Wolfson College. At the award ceremony, the project won an RIBA South Award and an RIBA South Conservation Award. Project Director, Marion Brereton says: “We were really proud to have received […]

  • Wolfson Academic Wing shortlisted for RIBA South Awards 2016

    The recently completed Wofson Academic Wing has been shortlisted for an RIBA South Award. Having already won an RICS ‘Design through Innovation’ Award and Oxford Preservation Trust Award for the Leonard Wolfson Auditorium, we are excited to now be vying for a win against practices such as Zaha Hadid Architects, Herzog & de Meuron and Feilden Clegg Bradley […]

  • Architect’s Journal write about our Oxford Brookes revamp

    Berman Guedes Stretton appeared this week in the the Architect’s Journal. The article reports on the £40M refurbishment of the Clerici and Sinclair Buildings, which we are currently undertaking. It’s an exciting time as the project was recently awarded planning consent. BGS has also furthered it’s working relationship with the University having been awarded a […]

  • BGS success at the Oxford Preservation Trust Awards 2015

    The practice celebrated success at this year’s Oxford Preservation Trust Awards with all four projects submitted receiving accolades. Debbie Dance, Director of the Oxford Preservation Trust says “The awards are OPT’s opportunity to give prominent local recognition to projects, large and small, and to recognise the teams that make them happen. They illustrate the vital […]

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