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    12.04.18: Technology in practiceSubscription

    Digital Edition12 April, 2018

    The latest AJ features building studies of Hawkins\Brown’s new facility for University College London on the former Olympics media centre site in east London; factory-built housing for Urban Splash designed by George Clarke and TDO Architecture; and Jamie Fobert’s remodelling of Kettle’s Yard art gallery in Cambridge. PLUS We investigate the procurement process that led to Foster + Partners winning the Upper ...

  • Team 3: architect 6a Architects (led by Tim Collett); structural engineer Newcastle University (Ben Bridgens); building services consultant Webb Yates (Andrew Lerpiniere).

    Saving Dunelm House: alternative futures for a Brutalist iconSubscription

    News11 April, 2018

    Ideas presented at a charrette held at Durham University’s demolition-threatened student union include turning Dunelm House into a boutique hotel. Kate Youde reports

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    Dunelm House supporters launch crowdfunding campaignSubscription

    News20 December, 2017

    Supporters of Dunelm House have launched a crowdfunding campaign to save Durham University’s Brutalist student union building

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    Culture secretary refuses to reverse Dunelm House listing decisionSubscription

    News1 November, 2017

    Culture secretary Karen Bradley is standing firm on her decision not to list Durham University’s Dunelm House, despite a re-examination of the case for the Brutalist student union building

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    Government to review decision not to list Dunelm House Subscription

    News4 August, 2017

    The Department for Culture Media & Sport (DCMS) has said it will review its decision not to list Dunelm House in Durham as the row over the Brutalist building’s future continues 

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    Libeskind urges Durham University to save Dunelm HouseSubscription

    News5 May, 2017

    Daniel Libeskind has described Durham University’s proposal to flatten Dunelm House as ‘planned amnesia’ and urged it to adapt the building rather than demolish it

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    Durham University challenges petition to save Dunelm HouseSubscription

    News6 March, 2017

    Durham University has defended its preferred option of flattening Architects’ Co-Partnership’s 1966 Dunelm House in response to a petition against the move

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    Feature: Have post-war university buildings passed their sell-by date?Subscription

    News25 January, 2017

    Brutalist and Modernist buildings of the 1960s and 1970s, then considered the finest of their type, are increasingly at risk as universities embark on a new period of expansion

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    Astragal: Not only a celebrity but a mastermind to bootSubscription

    News13 January, 2017

    Architect Piers Taylor hit TV screens just before Christmas as one of the contenders on BBC One’s Celebrity Mastermind. Fame-hungry readers will be encouraged to learn that the Invisible Studio founder counts as a celebrity, and one wouldn’t want to spoil this by suggesting it was his role as co-presenter of BBC Two’s ...

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    C20 Society appeals against Dunelm House listing rejectionSubscription

    News10 January, 2017

    The Twentieth Century Society is to appeal against the culture secretary’s refusal to list Dunelm House, the Brutalist students union building at Durham University designed by Architects’ Co-Partnership (ACP)