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20 Feb 2018
i9 Office Building, Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Design: Glenn Howells Architects
i9 Office Building in Wolverhampton
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i9 Office Building in Wolverhampton
i9 aims to build on the success of the adjoining i10 building which was completed in 2016. i9 was initially unveiled by the City of Wolverhampton Council and ION at MIPIM 2017 following a national competition for the winning design.

10 Jan 2018
Curzon B – Birmingham City University Building

New education hub provides learning spaces for thousands of Birmingham students

Curzon B - Birmingham City University Building interior The Hive
photograph courtesy of BCU

Birmingham City University’s new £31 million building has officially opened today (Wednesday 10 January), offering additional teaching and learning space for 3,000 students and staff within more than 650 rooms.

Facing Gopsal Street, the new building – Curzon B – comprises 100,000 square feet of additional state-of-the-art and experimental facilities for the institution’s existing City Centre Campus courses.

Designed by Birmingham-based Associated Architects and constructed by Willmott Dixon, the building will assist in catering for the needs of the institution’s growing student numbers. The canalside development encompasses two sections of six and storeys respectively, with elevated external amenity space.

Curzon B Birmingham City University Building
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The structure extends the University’s award-winning £63 million Curzon building, which has been housed on Cardigan Street in Birmingham’s Eastside since 2015 and continues the University’s transformation of this part of the city.

24 Nov 2017
National College for High Speed Rail, Birmingham
National College for High Speed Rail Birmingham building design
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National College for High Speed Rail, Birmingham Building
Bond Bryan Architects attended the West Midlands, Insider Media Property Awards 2017 and scooped the Highly Commended, Construction Project of the Year Award for The National College for High Speed Rail, Birmingham.

21 Sep 2017
3 Arena Central Building
Design: Make Architects
3 Arena Central Building in Birmingham
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3 Arena Central Building
The Cabinet Office announces that they will be taking a long-term lease at Make’s third building designed for the Arena Central development in Birmingham.

Birmingham Indoor Sports Centre Building
Design: Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands Architects
University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness Club Building
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University of Birmingham Indoor Sports Centre Building
The Indoor Sports Centre at the University of Birmingham will provide future generations of the city’s athletes with world-class sports facilities. Open to students, academics and the public, the Centre incorporates Birmingham’s first Olympic-standard swimming pool, together with a range of sports halls and gyms, laboratories and testing facilities.

13 Sep 2017
Left Bank Birmingham Luxury Apartment Blocks
Architects: Design2e
Left Bank Luxury Apartment Blocks Birmingham
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Left Bank Birmingham
Structural and civil engineering design consultancy Design2e has been commissioned to deliver a two-stage tender project to build two luxury apartment blocks, called Left Bank, in the city centre.

28 Jul 2017
Axis Square Birmingham
Axis Square Birmingham office building design | www.e-architect.co.uk
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FPA proposals for four new office buildings arranged around a new public square on the Axis site next to The Mailbox in Birmingham has received outline planning permission.

The scheme by Fletcher Priest Architects will see new energy-efficient workspace grouped around shops, cafes and restaurants and incorporating private terraces and a spectacular rooftop restaurant with views over the city. The proposal will transform connections between Broad Street, New Street Station and the surrounding areas and open up a neglected part of the city to the public.

5 Jul 2017
Alpha Works in Birmingham
Architects: ORMS
Alpha Works
photograph © Jack Hobhouse

Alpha Works in Birmingham
Orms has completed the refurbishment of a new high-specification co-working space in the centre of Birmingham for CEG. Located on the 21st and 22nd floors of the iconic 28-storey Alpha Tower, Alpha Works caters for the booming demand for flexible, collaborative and alternative work spaces in the region.

11 Apr 2017
Digbeth Apartment Building
Design: Architects of Invention
Digbeth Apartment Building
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Digbeth Apartment Building
London-based architecture office has submitted a design proposal for 500 residential units in Birmingham’s Digbeth area.

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Beorma Quarter Development
Design: Trevor Horne Architects / Broadway Malyan Architects
Digbeth Building Design
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Beorma Quarter Birmingham – 23 Jan 2016
Proposals including Birmingham’s tallest office-led building have been unanimously approved by the city’s planners. Architect Broadway Malyan has designed the final phases of the £200 m Beorma Quarter development on behalf of property group Salhia Investments.

New Street Station Building
Design: AZPML
New Street Station
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Birmingham New Street Station Reopening – 8 Oct 2015

Birmingham Library
Design: Mecanoo
Library Of Birmingham
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Birmingham Library Building – 25 Jun 2014

Barber Institute Concert Hall, The University of Birmingham
Design: Glenn Howells Architects
Barber Institute Concert Hall
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Barber Institute Concert Hall

Birmingham New Street Station
Design: Foreign Office Architects
Birmingham New Street Station
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Birmingham station building
refurb scheme by John McAslan Architects
Birmingham New Street refurbishment architect : John McAslan

The Cube
Architects: Make
The Cube Birmingham
photograph © Make / Zander Olsen

The Cube Birmingham

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