55 Degrees North, RyderHKS
The brief was to convert the main block into residential accommodation and refurbish the podium blocks for office and leisure use. The pedestrian site access was via 4 subways beneath the roundabout. Vehicular access was from Carliole square to the basement.
64-68 Clayton Street, GWK Architects
The Grainger Town Project\'s \'Housing in Clayton Street\' initiative was developed by the Grainger Town Partnership, with the support of Home Housing Association, to address the widespread dereliction and under use of the upper floors of Grainger Town and in particular the Clayton Street area.
Andrews & Magnet House, Red Box Design Group
Avecia Multiplex, DEWJOC Architects
This fully flexible multi-streamed facility is for the development and scale up of new products from worldwide sources.
Brierton Sports Hall, Technical Services Department, Hartlepool Borough Council
Sited next to the existing secondary school and replacing an old Youth Club and sports hall, this new facility greatly enhances opportunities for pupils and is used to its maximum, not only by the school but the whole community
Buston Steadings, John Edwards Architect
The site was a former farm steading which had been vacant for 20 years. The proposal was to repair the buildings and convert them into 2 individual houses. The design combines the traditional features and materials of the buildings with contemporary internal materials and details.
Chillingham Road Primary School, JDDK Ltd
The Space for Sports and Arts development at Chillingham Road Primary School is one of five such projects in Newcastle and one of hundred around the country. The aim of each project was to provide a single badminton court sized hall with ancillary facilities, which could be used for sports and arts activities by the school as well as local community groups.
Cleadon Pumping Station, JDDK Ltd
An exemplary scheme that marries contemporary design with sensitive conservation of a landmark group of grade II listed buildings.
Dalton Park, Napper Architects
Dalton Park is a visionary scheme that has brought about a complete transformation of a disused colliery tip site into a striking landscape that offers diverse wildlife habitat, combined with a retail and leisure use. It is this symbiosis between commercial and ecological regeneration that ensures that the scheme will not only be well maintained and financially viable, but provide a catalyst for the widespread economic regeneration of the surrounding community.
Devonshire Building, DEWJOC Architects
The Devonshire Building is a flagship development for the University of Newcastle which, in many ways, embodies a new approach to providing academic facilities. It is an Environmental Research Facility and it is central to the design of the building that it is demonstrably \'green\' in terms of a sustainable approach and application of best practice in environmental standards.
Discovery Museum, Newcastle City Design
Discovery Museum is Tyneside\'s biggest free museum and the gateway to facts about the region\'s past and present.
Eversheds Regional Headquarters, Red Box Design Group
The move to a new building not only provided Evershed with the means to rationalise their working environment and plan for future expansion, it also afforded them an opportunity to promote a fresh and dynamic image.
Gainford Medical Centre, P & HS Architects
Generator Studios, RyderHKS
The Generator Studios brand was evolved to appeal to all of the senses and leave a very distinct impression. The entrance is more cafe than reception - the smell of fresh coffee, the sound of the espresso machine and the opportunity to play table football are instantly appealing and welcoming.
Henry Wellcome Centre for Visual Nuroecology, FaulknerBrowns
The brief called for a spatially efficient design to house a team of over 70 researches, together with their specialist laboratory facilities, MRI scanner and office areas. As well as meeting their functional needs, the academic team also sought an inspiring work environment.
Heworth Grange City Learning Centre, Development & Enterprise, Gateshead Council
The City Learning Centre provides facilities for the delivery of ICT education and training for the pupils of Heworth Grange and the other schools in the area, as well as for the local community. It is an important element in the delivery of Gateshead\'s Excellence in Cities.
Kings Academy, Howarth Litchfield Partnership
The new Academy was built adjacent to the site of the former Coulby Newham School in Middlesbrough. The new city academy serves the wider community by providing life long learning for the whole community.
Medical School Lecture Theatre, FaulknerBrowns
As well as responding to the space constraints and flows of people, the design required a sensitive approach to the selection of external materials and form since on its northern facade it faces onto the residences of Framlington Place conservation area.
New College Durham, Phase 1 - Technology Building, RyderHKS
The campus buildings are designed to support the college\'s education objectives through providing suitable accommodation to meet the full range of curriculum demand as well as presenting a welcoming and accessible building in line with widening participation.
New Dining Hall, St Thomas More High School, Darbyshire Architects
A stand-alone dining hall to take 1400 pupils on a self-serve basis. The main facade is orientated south looking across playing fields. The sunlight is modified by brise-soleil which also doubles as security grilles.
Northern Institute for Cancer Research, FaulknerBrowns
In 2004, the world class bio-medical researches of the University of Newcastle\'s Cancer Research Unit formed the Northern Institute for Cancer Research in the purpose-built Paul O\'Gorman building designed by FaulknerBrowns.
Northern Rock Foundation, JDDK Ltd
An exemplary conversion that redefines a historic building into a contemporary accessible and interactive environment whilst retailing its inherent character.
Olympia Building, DEWJOC Architects
The Olympia Building is one of Teesside\'s most innovative educational facilities. A sports science building combining a mix of sports facilities, sports research laboratories and teaching spaces, it is visually striking in appearance and will greatly enhance both the teaching and recreational facilities at the university.
One NorthEast Headquarters, Red Box Design Group
A building was needed to bring together all of the Regional Development Agency\'s staff from a variety of existing building around the North-East. As the organisation was still developing the base has to be flexible, whilst the fit-out was design for a \"moving target\" as the base build progressed on site.
Ouston Limekiln, Spence and Dower
As part of the Northumberland County Council commitment to economic regeneration in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (jointly with Cumbria and County Durham) a number of significant industrial archaeology sites have been selected for conservation and interpretation.
Picture House, RyderHKS
UK Land Estates\' brief was to provide a cost effective design solution that would provide maximum flexibility and reflect high standards of quality and finish for their new headquarters.
Poor Estates - University of Northumbria, IDPartnership - Northern
The Squires Workshop Project 2000 represents the first phase of a two phase redevelopment of the North \'Poor Estates\' area of the Northumbria University Campus. The actual project comprises of first floor extension to an existing ground floor workshop facility within the Squires Building of the Northumbria University complex.
Popolo, Xsite Architecture
As part of a developing series of highly individual and \'classic\' venues, Gusto (UK) commissioned xsite to work on concepts for a food and cocktail bar. The relaxed atmosphere and variety of seating types together with the 1950\'s American Pool hall appearance has made Popolo a very popular place for eating and drinking thought the day and night.
Prospect House Medical Group, Panton Sargent Limited
This Primary Care Centre occupies a highly visible corner site on the main arterial road from the A1 into Newcastle, alongside the original line of Hadrian\'s Wall, and therefore needed to be both sympathetic to the surrounding architecture and fulfil its need as a modern surgery.
Queen\'s Hall Arts Centre, Xsite Architecture
The Queen\'s Hall Arts Centre commands an imposing position on Beaumont Street in the centre of Hexham and serves the whole of the Tynedale District with visual arts, theatre, cinema, craft and meeting facilities for many arts and community groups.
Refurbishment of Amalfi Tower, Design & Build Sunderland Housing Group
Amalfi Tower is one of seven multi-storey residential blocks within Lakeside Village. The tower is 17 storeys high and was constructed between 1964-68 by Taylor Woodrow Anglian using the Larson and Neilson method of large concrete panel construction.
Refurbishment of Zetland Tower, Design & Build Sunderland Housing Group
Built in the mid 1960\'s Zetland Square is one of seven similar towers in Roker and Monkwearmouth. The blocks belong to Sunderland Housing Group and given their prominent position are a key component in the recently formed group\'s mission to \'Change the Skyline\'.
Riverside House, FaulknerBrowns
On entering the building, the visitor is welcomed into a three storey entrance hall which is flanked by full height glazed screens affording clear views between the three levels of offices and the reception area.
Shortridge Development (completed in Phases), John Edwards Architect
The house in the walled garden is a new house of contemporary design which follows a similar form to the original buildings which formerly leant against it, with extensively glazed lean-to structures on the south side where the glasshouses stood.
South Northumberland Cricket Club, David Morley Architects
The proposal saw the replacement of the existing two lane stand-alone practice hall with a new 5 lane hall capable of hosting indoor matches. Ancillary accommodation has been grouped in a new link building between the existing pavilion and new hall to create an integrated centre for cricket that will be used for cricket practice and indoor matches.
St Oswalds Children\'s Hospice, JDDK Ltd
The design for the Childrens\' Service building is unique. This is because it was developed to a unique brief, which emerged from many months of details discussion between the parents, carers, doctors, nurses, therapists, managers and most importantly the children themselves, whose collaborative involvement makes up \"the childrens\' service\".
St. Columba\'s Church Centre, Alpha Plus: Architects
This project has achieved a significant transformation of the original building, and a substantial enhancement of facilities to serve the local community. It is the culmination of a detailed feasibility study examining the socio-economic and theological aspects of the parish and its wider community.
St. Wilfrid\'s R C Primary School, Darbyshire Architects
The new school is to be constructed as a replacement for old, substandard premises adjacent to the site. The classrooms arranged in linear form face south and make use of ambient energy. Cross ventilation is achieved through electrical opening north facing clerestory lights.
The CUBE, Red Box Design Group
A difficult \'infill\' site in a poor part of the City has been transformed by the sensitive insertion of a new office building, which responds equally to the client\'s demands for an efficient floorplan and the need to create an outstanding piece of urban architecture.
The Old Pub, Browne Smith Baker Architects
The Rest House Pavilion Restoration & Extension, Burns Architects
The project involved the design of extensions to provide additional facilities and the restoration of a very dilapidated pavilion to a high standard as part of the restoration of Hackworth Park, which also included the bandstand, water fountain and boundary wall.
The Serenity Spa at Seaham Hall, Napper Architects
The Serenity Spa is located within the grounds of Seaham Hall, the venue for Lord Byron\'s wedding in 1815 and a grade II listed building which was extensively refurbished by Napper Architects and re-opened as a hotel in 2001. The spa exists as a separate building independent of Seaham Hall Hotel, but continues the Client\'s ambition to create a venue of the highest quality, in which the meticulous attention to architectural detail reflects the attention to detail in all aspects of the Spa itself.
The Skyline Centre, Design & Build Sunderland Housing Group
The Skyline Centre is the main office of Houghton and Hetton Housing Company, one of five \'local\' companies that form the core business of Sunderland Housing Group.
The Turnbull Building, Bill Hopper Design Ltd
The Turnbull Building was built in 1895, as a printing works, and was designed by Frank West Rich, a prominent Newcastle architect.
Venerable Bede C of E Secondary School, Napper Architects
The Venerable Bede Church of England Secondary School in Ryhope, built as a joint venture between the Diocese of Durham and Sunderland Local Education Authority, is named after the local Saint who, in his time, pushed back the boundaries of learning and who was a pivotal figure in the history of the development of knowledge in the Western world.
Wear Valley Treatment Works, MWH Ltd
Wear Valley Water Treatment Works is situated in the north Pennines, just downstream of Burnhope Reservoir near the village of Wearhead, County Durham and supplies about 250,000 customers in Sunderland, Bishop Aukland and villages in the Upper Wear Valley.