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The Glasshouse in Wales by Glen Thomas Architecture Ltd

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Article source: Glen Thomas Architecture Ltd

Glen Thomas Architecture’s latest project, ‘The Glasshouse’, is a radically contemporary development of a stunning 3 storey Victorian house in a Welsh conservation area, for a couple and their two children.

Although the clients brief was to preserve much of the original elements of the property, their main desire was LIGHT. In a dark, damp old Victorian structure, this was a big task to undertake.

Image Courtesy © Glen Thomas Architecture Ltd

  • Architects: Glen Thomas Architecture Ltd
  • Project: The Glasshouse
  • Location: Wales, U.K
  • Project Manager: Alex French Associates
  • Contractor: Brickflair

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Arthur’s Cave in Tywyn, Wales by Miller Kendrick Architects Ltd

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Article source: Miller Kendrick Architects Ltd 

Miller Kendrick have completed the build of their competition winning entry for a of ‘pop-up hotel’ cabin located at Castell y Bere, Wales.

The cabin, known as ‘Arthur’s Cave’, was one of eight winning entries for the Epic Retreats – a partnership between holiday cottage firm Best of Wales, tour operator Cambria Tours and George & Tomos Architects. The project was part funded by the Welsh Government’s Tourism Product Innovation Fund.

Image Courtesy © Miller Kendrick Architects Ltd

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Pwllheli’s New Sailing Academy in Wales by Kebony

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Article source: Kebony

The Welsh sailing community will be reinvigorated this autumn with the opening of a striking new National Sailing Academy and Events Centre. Situated on the Pwllheli coast amongst breathtaking scenery, the center is partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government and Gwynedd Council. This state-of-the-art facility exhibits beautifully constructed Kebony decked balconies, seating areas and cladded curved walls. The use of Kebony’s wood has fashioned a beautifully crafted space, which perfectly complements the natural beauty of the Welsh coastline, while maintaining an environmentally friendly approach to the build.

Image Courtesy © Kebony

Image Courtesy © Kebony

  • Architects: Kebony, Selin Maner
  • Project: Pwllheli’s New Sailing Academy
  • Location: Pwllheli, Wales
  • Completed: 2015

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Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff, Wales by BFLS

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Article source: BFLS

The newly completed Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff – Wales’ national music and drama conservatoire – opens to a new intake of students this month. Won in international competition in 2007, the scheme comprises an acoustically excellent 450‐seat chamber recital hall (the ‘Dora Stoutzker Hall’), a 180‐ seat theatre (the ‘Richard Burton Theatre’), four rehearsal studios, an exhibition gallery (the ‘Linbury Gallery’) as well as generous foyer areas, a terrace overlooking Bute Park and a new Café Bar.

North Rd facade from south (c Nick Guttridge)

  • Architects: BFLS
  • Project: Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
  • Location: Cardiff, Wales
  • Area: 4,400 m2
  • Status: Completed 2011
  • Value: £22.5 million
  • Client: Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
  • BFLS team: Jason Flanagan, Paul Bavister, Jason Sandy, Anne Heucke, Kibwe Tavares, Armando Elias
  • Acoustic Engineer: Arup Acoustics
  • Structural & Services Engineer: Mott MacDonald
  • Lighting Consultant: Equation Lighting
  • Theatre Consultant: Theatre Projects Consultants
  • Cost Consultant: Davis Langdon

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