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South and South East

Covering news, projects and practices from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Oxfordshire, Kent, Surrey and East and West Sussex

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Duggan Morris Alfriston

On site: Duggan Morris’ timber roofed swimming pool and sports hall

Work is nearing completion on this £1.8 million sports and swimming pool complex designed by Duggan Morris for an all-girl special needs school

Sheppard Robson's designs for the Betteshanger Colliery site

Sheppard Robson to transform colliery site into eco-park

Sheppard Robson has revealed images of a £40 million scheme to regenerate a disused colliery site in Kent

Michael Lee Architects (UK) with Austin Winkley & Associates, NORM, Biodiversity by Design, Noel Kingsbury and Jackson Coles Construction Consultants

Revealed: finalist schemes in Canterbury Cathedral entrance contest

Images of the five schemes shortlisted in the competition to redesign the landscape around Canterbury Cathedral’s main entrance have been revealed.


Robert Adam's 4,000-home Aldershot Garrison plan bags approval

Plans by the Ministry of Defence and developer Grainger for nearly 4,000 new homes have been approved by Rushmoor Borough Council.

Sir John Armitt

Armitt: there is 'a risk that HS2 will not happen'

John Armitt has added his voice to concerns over the future of HS2 by admitting that there is a ‘risk that it won’t happen’ as the business case for the scheme comes under intense scrutiny.



RCKa completes £4m laboratory for banknote printer

[FIRST LOOK] London-based RCKa has finished the £4 million refurbishment and extension of a research facility in Hampshire

Designcubed Rathfinny Winery

Designcubed completes £5.5m Sussex winery

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] London-based practice Designcubed and designer Martin Swatton has completed this 1,700m² winery in East Sussex

PAD Studio

PAD Studio scoops planning for £950,000 eco-home

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS + PROJECT DATA] Hampshire-based PAD Studio has won planning for this low-energy private house in the New Forest

Featherstone Young's Wing house in Rutland

Featherstone Young completes Wing house

[First look + project data] Featherstone Young has taken the wraps off this 350m² family home on the edge of the village of Wing in Rutland


ADP's £27m library and learning hub opens doors in Southend

[FIRST LOOK + PLANS] ADP Architects has completed a £27 million learning hub and library in Southend-on-sea, Essex


New Forest design guide

New Forest design guide created


A Hampshire planning authority has created a design guide for the area to help architects

Winner: Stitch Studio

Stitch Studio lands Fort Albert scheme

Emerging practice sees off strong field of contenders in competition to design residential-led scheme at 19th century sea fortress on Isle of Wight

Laurence Becker

New practices: Atelier73 Architecture

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

Max Babbé, Jamie Le Gallez, John Norman and Patrick Walls - co-founders of SOUP Architects

New practices: SOUP Architects

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

Christian Froggatt - founder of Christian Froggatt Architects

New Practices #92: Christian Froggatt Architects

The latest in a series of practice profiles looking at architects who have recently decided to go it alone either through choice or redundancy

Forest Pond House by TDO Architecture

RIBA South Regional Awards shortlist announced

Schemes by Walters and Cohen, MAKE and BDP have been named among the 21 projects shortlisted for RIBA South Regional Awards

Colyer-Fergusson Music Building by Tim Ronalds Architects

RIBA South East Regional Awards shortlist announced

Tim Ronalds, Keith Williams & Studio Weave are named among the 15-strong RIBA South East Regional Awards shortlist


Canterbury student Sean Hanmer's Gasworks Proposal

Student Shows 2012: Canterbury School of Architecture

Felix Mara finds activist architects in Canterbury

Amy Nash: Tideform

Student Shows 2012: The Arts University College, Bournemouth

Warren Lever sees the value of being within the creative hub of an arts campus

Kent student Louisa Clifford's Faversham Thames Barge Restoration Centre

Student Shows 2012: Kent School of Architecture, University of Kent

The Kent student show strikes a balance between a structured and experimental approach, finds Felix Mara

Louise Cann, Oxford Brookes University

Student Shows 2012: Oxford Brookes University

Richard Rose-Casemore from Design Engine Architects visits the Chetwoods show

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