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News 2 November 2021
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
News 2 September 2021
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.
News 20 May 2021
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.
News 18 May 2021
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’.
News 30 November 2020
The Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) has appointed Hugh Broughton Architects to join a team led by multi-disciplinary consultants WSP to masterplan the modernisation of the infrastructure at Davis research station in East Antarctica. Initial masterplanning is now complete, and masterplan concept development is ongoing.
News 26 October 2020
A full-scale house designed for future life on Mars has received planning permission in Bristol. The house is the outcome of an ongoing public art project, ‘Building a Martian House’.
News 29 April 2020
Want to learn how design can help sustain people living in isolation? The Architecture Centre is hosting a Zoom talk with Hugh Broughton on Thursday 30 April at 7 PM.
The Believer April 2020
Eco Thoughts: An Interview with Hugh Broughton
“When we arrived it was overcast and so cold and I could hardly imagine spending more than a few hours there let alone a few weeks. But its amazing how it grabs you. The cold is also incredibly enlivening as is the sense of isolation, which is quickly countered by the support offered by a small and very tightly knit community all working with a single purpose.”
News 11 March 2020
The conservation of The Painted Hall in Greenwich has won a 2020 Civic Trust Award, AABC Conservation Award and Selwyn Goldsmith Award. It is the first time in the history of the Civic Trust Awards programme that one project has received three awards.
News 9 January 2020
The 21st century has seen a surge in innovative architecture in the Polar regions – architecture that is not only beautiful but also meets the rising needs of the scientists living and working within the buildings. In the New York Times article “The Coolest Architecture on Earth Is in Antarctica” you can read about some of the leading architectural practices designing research stations for one of the harshest environments on the planet, including Hugh Broughton Architects.