Winner of the 2009 RIBA Regional Award & RIBA LSC Further Education Design Excellence Award for Highfields Automotive Academy (for Hawkins Brown Architects)

Masterplan and first phase of buildings on a contaminated site in Nottingham, for clients Igloo. The project evolved the science park concept and created an innovative new identity for the first two buildings. A new publicly accessible wetlands area linked the adjacent university campus and new tram infrastructure to an existing nature reserve, whilst car parking and circulation were subsumed into the landscape. Highly compressed programme, two-stage D&B and working with single contractor for two simultaneous buildings.