RIBA AWARDS / EAST MIDLANDS
LEICESTER CREATIVE BUSINESS DEPOT Ash Sakula Architects Client: Leicester City Council The detailing in this project is exuberant, in both the refurbishment and the newbuild elements. A lightwell has been cut into the existing building. In the new building there is attention to detailing in each individual workspace, and an intriguing arrangement of windows.
£4.75 million. 3,600m 78-80
DERNGATE, NORTHAMPTON John McAslan + Partners Client: 78 Derngate Trust No 78 Derngate is a narrow terraced house, transformed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1916, and painstakingly restored to its original condition by the architect.
Next to it, No 80 has been completely rebuilt in order to function as an entrance lobby, circulation space and a museum to service No 78.
£2.5 million. 325m