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27 Mar 2018
Livin Student Housing, 21-27 City Road
Architects: Holder Mathias
Livin Student Housing in Cardiff
photo : David Gallimore

Livin Student Housing in Cardiff
Holder Mathias has completed work on a 136 student ‘studio’ bedroom development called “Livin” at 21-27 City Road in the centre of Cardiff. In support of the regeneration of this important student area, the Livin scheme has been designed as a simple, yet eye-catching addition to the diverse and eclectic mix of properties that characterise City Road.

28 Dec 2017
Student Accommodation in Cardiff, Howard Gardens
Design: The Crosslane Group
New Purpose-Built Student Accommodation in Cardiff
image from developer

New Purpose-Built Student Accommodation in Cardiff
Planning application submitted for new purpose-built student accommodation development at north-westerly side of Howard Gardens. The proposed development occupies half of the square on the north-westerly side of Howard Gardens. The site was formerly occupied by a bowling green and club pavilion that has been in a state of disrepair and not been in public use for a number of years.

14 Nov 2016
Cardiff University Innovation Campus
Design: Hawkins\Brown ; HOK ; BDP ; DPP
Cardiff University Innovation Campus
image from architecture office

Cardiff University Innovation Campus
The latest phase of Cardiff University’s £300m Innovation Campus has been approved by city planners.

9 Sep 2016
‘Captured Moments: Reflected Spaces’ Exhibition
HASSELL / Dow Jones Architects / artist Rhian Hâf / Rhian Thomas / Victoria Coombs / Wayne Forster
Captured Moments: Reflected Spaces by Rhian Hâf
photo by Dewi Tannat Lloyd

Cardiff Architecture Exhibition
Architectural exhibition explores our interaction with surroundings in a multi-faceted display, offering an insight into how our everyday environments are designed.
This architecture exhibition looks at the effects of texture, heat and light on everyday surroundings. It is a collaboration between the Design Commission for Wales and Ruthin Craft Centre.

17 Jun 2016
Mixed-Use Development for Cardiff Bay
Design: Holder Mathias Architects
Development for Cardiff Bay
image from architecture office

Cardiff Bay Buildings
Cardiff Waterside, funded by Aviva Investors, has been granted planning consent for a new development at its estate in Cardiff Bay. Leading architect Holder Mathias has been appointed to design the three buildings that constitute the new development, which includes a new 210-bedroom Premier Inn hotel and two speculative Grade A office developments totalling 160,000 sq ft.

Hadyn Ellis Building Cardiff University
Design: IBI Nightingale
Hadyn Ellis Building Cardiff
photo from architect

Hadyn Ellis Building Cardiff – 13 Nov 2013
Edwina Hart AM, Welsh Minister for Economy, Science and Transport has officially opened the £30m Hadyn Ellis Building. Designed by IBI Nightingale, it is the first phase of the exciting and emerging new Science and Innovation Campus at Maindy Road being developed for Cardiff University.

Cardiff Central Masterplan
Cardiff Central Masterplan
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Cardiff Central Masterplan – 6 Mar 2013
HASSELL has been commissioned by Cardiff Council to master plan two key areas of the city centre – Callaghan Square and the area around Cardiff Central Rail Station.

Cardiff and Vale College
Design: BDP
Cardiff and Vale College
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Cardiff and Vale College – 4 Mar 2013
BDP has won the competition to design the 16,000 sqm Cardiff City Centre Community Campus for Cardiff and Vale College. The college is one of the largest in Wales serving Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan and this project brings together many of its activities onto a single campus in the heart of the city.

Maggie’s Cardiff
Dow Jones Architects
Maggies Cardiff – 5 Jul 2012
Maggie’s has announced it is to build a Centre at Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff.
The partnership between Maggie’s and Velindre NHS Trust will benefit thousands of people living with cancer in Cardiff and the surrounding area.
Architects Dow Jones has agreed to design the Centre and is currently in talks with the Trust and Maggie’s to find a suitable site.

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Cardiff
image : BFLS

Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama Development

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