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More awards for Clifford's Tower

News 17 May 2024

More awards for Clifford's Tower

Our project for Clifford's Tower has been recognised at the RIBA Awards ceremony held in York last night. The project has picked up a RIBA regional award, the RIBA Yorkshire conservation award, and the RIBA Yorkshire client of the year award for English Heritage. 

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Hugh Broughton Architects shortlisted for prestigious global award

News 8 May 2024

Hugh Broughton Architects shortlisted for prestigious global award

Our practice has been shortlisted as one of the world’s top five small architecture firms in the prestigious Architizer + Awards. Jury winners and popular choice winners will be announced on the 3rd of June 2024.

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Clifford's Tower recognised on the global stage

News 5 December 2023

Clifford's Tower recognised on the global stage

The project for the conservation and design of visitors facilities at Clifford's Tower in York has been Highly Commended at the Dezeen Awards 2023. The Awards attracted over 4800 entries from 94 countries. The judges citation read: "This sensitive renovation of a 13th-century tower successfully preserves the historic fabric of the building while providing new ways for visitors to experience the ancient structure."

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Georgian Award for Sheerness Dockyard Church

News 17 November 2023

Georgian Award for Sheerness Dockyard Church

The Georgian Award for Best Reuse of a Georgian Building was presented to the Grade 2* listed Sheerness Dockyard Church at a ceremony held at the RIBA on the 14th of November. The project conserved and restored the structure, left as a roofless ruin following a fire in 2001, bringing it back to life as a vital community resource on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent (England).  

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HBA crowned Public Building Architect of the Year

News 3 November 2023

HBA crowned Public Building Architect of the Year

We are thrilled to have won the prestigious title of 'Public Building Architect of the Year' at Building Design Architect of the Year Awards 2023. This award comes exactly 10 years after winning the International Breakthrough Architect of the Year Award in 2013. 

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Sheerness Dockyard Church open for business

News 1 November 2023

Sheerness Dockyard Church open for business

Gutted by fire in 1881 and then again in 2001, the Grade II* listed Sheerness Dockyard Church was on Historic England’s ‘Heritage At Risk’ register. Now, thanks to a £9.5m transformation, it stands resurrected as a hub for local people on the Isle of Sheppey, hosting a co-working space with support for young entrepreneurs, a café, public exhibition areas and an events space. The building is operated by Island Works.

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Towering achievement

News 11 July 2022

Towering achievement

Our project for English Heritage at the medieval Clifford’s Tower in York, designed with Martin Ashley Architects, has won three York Design Awards – the John Shannon Award for Conservation,  the Young People’s Award and the York Press People’s Choice Award

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Open Tower

News 29 March 2022

Open Tower

The conservation and major project we designed with Martin Ashley Architects at the medieval Clifford’s Tower for English Heritage opens to the public on 2nd April. It includes a timber structure supporting a deck with views towards York Minster. Suspended metal walkways give access to features unseen by the public for 350 years.

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News 2 November 2021

Polar architecture at COP26

HBA will be showing designs for the Discovery Building at Rothera Research Station in Polar Net Zero at COP26 Green Zone on 5 November in partnership with British Antarctic Survey, Sweco and BAM Nuttall

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Clifford's Tower

News 2 September 2021

Clifford's Tower

A major milestone has been reached on our project for English Heritage at Clifford’s Tower with the arrival of the glulam structure to site in York. 

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Scott Base Redevelopment

News 20 May 2021

Scott Base Redevelopment

The New Zealand Treasury have announced $344 million in funding for the Scott Base Redevelopment in Antarctica in the 2021 Budget, which means that the project is now in its delivery phase.

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Clifford’s Tower makes it into the ‘Top Ten’

News 18 May 2021

Clifford’s Tower makes it into the ‘Top Ten’

Work is progressing on site at our project designed for English Heritage at Clifford’s Tower which will conserve the historic fabric and provide an exciting new deck from where visitors can admire views over the medieval city towards the Minster. The project was recognised in The Times as one of the ten most exciting new projects to look out for in 2021. The article describes our proposals as both ‘tactful’ and ‘clever’.

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