2012 shortlist

The Arts Tower

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WINNER CONSERVATION AWARD and PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD 2012
The Arts Tower, University of Sheffield   
Architect: HLM Architects
Client: University of Sheffield
Contractor: BAM Construction
Image copyright: Beccy Lane Positive Image


The judges said ... "This familiar character on the Sheffield skyline has been sensitively restored and updated. It is a fine example of modern architectural conservation. The project re-makes a delicate and listed façade and gives a new life to the interior through the re-ordering of internal layouts. Existing spaces have been taken back to a palate of aluminium, parquet and marble whilst new additions of walls, toilets and built in furniture are sympathetic and carefully detailed.

An exemplary piece of modern architectural conservation, a building expertly restored and sensitively adapted under the careful stewardship of an informed client and engaged end-user."

 

 
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