By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.


Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.


Ledbury books Architype for library job

Sustainability architect Architype has won the competition to design the £2.9m St Katherine’s Library in Ledbury, Herefordshire.

The competition - for a site that contains buildings dating back to the 13th century - attracted a large number of entries including designs by Feilden Clegg Bradley, Richard Murphy, Davies Sutton and Panter Hudspith. 

The winning design is for ‘an overtly 21st century building with a strong connection to Ledbury’s heritage’ and aims to be Ledbury’s first ‘Passivhaus’ standard building.

Construction of the new library is due to start in 2010.  

Councillor Adrian Blackshaw, Herefordshire Council’s cabinet member for economic development and community services, said: ‘As a council we are fortunate that the process attracted so many quality expressions of interest. We particularly liked Architype’s approach to both the site as a whole and how the new building can be built in a sustainable way.’

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment.

Related Jobs

Sign in to see the latest jobs relevant to you!

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters