• Oxford Brookes Refurbishment Shortlisted for RICS Awards 2018

    We are delighted that the refurbishment of the Clerici and Sinclair Buildings at Oxford Brookes University has been shortlisted for this year’s RICS Awards. Entered in the ‘Design through Innovation’ category, our approach was to adapt and re-use the existing structure where appropriate. This extensive project ranged from upgrading specialist teaching and research laboratories through […]

  • Alan Walters Building wins prestigious AJ Higher Education Project of the Year Award 2017

    We are delighted to announce that the Alan Walters Building for the Business School at the University of Birmingham has picked up one of the top awards for higher education buildings.  The AJ Higher Education Project of the Year Award 2017 was selected from a strong shortlist of recently completed buildings including the University of […]

  • 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 […]

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