• World Architecture Festival Shortlisting 2017

    We are delighted to learn that our Alan Walters Building for the University of Birmingham Business School has been selected as a finalist for the World Architecture Festival 2017 awards.  This is our third year in a row to be shortlisted so fingers crossed its third time lucky at the judging in November!

  • ICE recognises Oculus at the University of Warwick with a Highly Commended Construction Award

    The University of Warwick was awarded a Highly Commended Construction Award for our ‘Oculus’ new central teaching and learning building, recognising it as an ‘outstanding example of a civil engineering project’ by the Institute of Civil Engineers West Midlands chapter.  This is our first ever ICE award so it is particularly special.  Congratulations to the University of […]

  • Alan Walters Building wins RIBA West Midlands Award

    We are delighted that The University of Birmingham have won an RIBA West Midlands Award for our Alan Walters Building at the annual regional RIBA awards ceremony last night.  For us, this is another milestone project in our ever increasing portfolio of higher education buildings and a demonstration of the value of considered design.  Congratulations to the whole […]

  • Oculus Teaching Building Awards

    We are delighted to announce that that the Oculus Teaching Building has won the ‘best value’ award at the West Midlands Celebrating Construction Awards.  It was also awarded a highly commended certificate in the ‘best project’ category.  Neil Eaton, project director, attended the ceremony dinner on 28th April accompanied by the Project Manager, contractor and client. […]

  • 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 […]

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