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RIBA Awards 2018

RIBA Regional Awards 2018 Projects

Every year the RIBA Journal publish the most notable buildings of the year, the projects that have won in each of their regions for design, sustainability and purpose. Here we highlight the projects that we at Boon Edam Limited, were fortunate enough to be part of. South-East Sibson Building, CanterburyProducts Installed: Revolving Doors |   Architects: Penoyre & PrasadOne of five fortunate enough to win the award and nominated for the RIBA Sterling Prize later in 2018, the building that homes Kent Business School was named after the late Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent. The Sibson Building features zigzagging wings which help to combine KBS with the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science.  Yorkshire The National College for High-Speed RailProducts Installed: Revolving Doors |   Architects: Bond Bryan ArchitectsA pioneering 18+ educational building that gives those who are interested in having a career within the railway system an opportunity to experience work and learn about what truly makes a ‘modern railway’ as lines now become faster than ever before. Situated within a commercial retail park in Doncaster with the ability to home 1045 students with the ambition to produce a new generation of ‘highly-skilled’ individuals to help shape the future of high-speed rail. East Midlands One Angel Square, NorthamptonProducts Installed: Security Lanes |   Architects: BDPCombining 12 individual offices and transforming these separate entities into one BREEAM Excellent HQ is what BDP were consulted on for One Angel Square. A large ultra-modern project with envious internal spacing and the ability to home thousands of employees with the aim of collaborative working sits centrally in Northampton.  Wales University of Bangor Arts and Innovation CentreProducts Installed: Revolving Doors |   Architects: GrimshawWith an ambitious aim of bringing the University and town together culturally, what is now known as the Pontio Building naturally named after the Welsh phrase ‘Bridging’ has won the award for being a ‘compelling structural assemblage’. The link between the city and university homes a performing arts auditorium, cinema, rehearsal studio and an experimental 'haptic' environment with multiple areas even available to the public.  South Thames Tower, ReadingProducts Installed: Security Lanes |   Architects: dn-a architectsLocated in central Reading, in the sought-after position next to Reading Station, is Thames Tower, once a 1970’s tired building. The constructed office block finished back in 2017 was noticed for its architectural and complex structural engineering design through the addition of four stories to the original framing helping them to achieve the Sustainability award.    The Queens College, Oxford, New LibraryProducts Installed: Security Lanes |   Architects: MICA ArchitectsA spectacular underground library that was originally on-hold for six years before it began construction again back in 2014. The 17th-century library has now doubled in size with glass rooflights offering scenic views of the original landscape. The grade I listed building regeneration has been highlighted for the Regional Conservation Award by RIBA.    For further information, please contact:T +44 (0)1233 505 900E: contact@boonedam.co.uk

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Custom Project Wins RIBA London Awards 2018

A 50 story skyscraper designed for British Land by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners that now stands as a prominent landmark in the City of London has won the RIBA London Award 2018 A Unique Addition to London's Jumbled Skyline Sitting next to the famous Lloyd's building, designed to be slanted, diminishing at the top of the building, offering views through to St Paul's Cathedral from areas such as Fleet Street.   Comprising of high-quality office space designed to be available for single and multi tenancies with multiple floors of public space.   The public space includes a half-acre extension which lies opposite the piazza of St Helen's Square.  Overlooking the extension is a restaurant and public bar, served by glazed lifts. One of the Largest Reception Areas in the City For those working and walking along Square Mile, can experience the seamless transition from the street into the building, through escalators which offer direct access to the building from the ground level public space, a first executed design concept to be seen in London.   Integrating directly with the KONE lifts installed, the main reception features 8 lift destination bespoke Swinglanes and 2 Winglock 900's customised in corrian cladding with glass turnstile support. Project Information Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners Completion Date: 2014Boon Edam Products: Swinglane 900 For further information, please contact:T +44 (0)1233 505 900E: contact@boonedam.co.uk  

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