15th May 2006
UNIVERSITY ARCHITECTS WIN REGENERATION ‘OSCAR’
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During the ceremony at the East Midlands Conservation Centre on Friday 12th May UL Architects were presented with the Regeneration Award for the northern quadrants of the Brayford Pool campus and were runners up in the ‘Project of the Year’ category.
of judges praised the university’s contribution to the prosperity of the city:
“This project is excellent value taking into account the major economic benefit
proximity of the site to
The RICS Awards are an annual celebration of built and natural environment projects that demonstrate excellence in the categories and a commitment to value for money and sustainability.
Louis Armstrong, CEO of the RICS, said: “The RICS Awards are a perfect showcase for diversity and creativity in the built and natural environment. Successful entrants will need to prove that their schemes demonstrate excellence within their specific category, and that their projects have made a positive contribution to people’s lives.”
The university will now be entered in the RICS International Awards which will be announced in October 2006.
This success follows on from last year when the university’s Great Central Warehouse Library won a Royal Institute of British Architects East Midlands Award and a gold and silver award at the RICS Regional Awards 2005.
Photo 1 Pictured from left to right is Adrian Goose, Development Manager of Monk Estates who sponsored the Regeneration Award; Gary McGinty, UL Architects’ Capital Works Manager and Kevin Forth, Maintenance Manager.
Photo 2 Receiving the Regeneration Award from RICS East Midlands Chairman Stephen Anelay (second from the left) is Capital Works Manager, Gary McGinty (second from right) and Maintenance Manager, Kevin Forth (far right).
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