5 Unconventional and innovative buildings

It’s fair to say that the UK isn’t necessarily well known for its architectural innovations, however we wanted to list some of our favourite quirky buildings to remind you the UK really can come out of its shell.

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Top 5 Architectural Delights in Birmingham

Since our last post about the most iconic buildings in Birmingham, a  lot has changed in this city. This is why, as Birmingham architects and lovers of innovative building structures, we decided to put together a list of some of the buildings in the city that are architectural delights right now in 2018. Continue reading “Top 5 Architectural Delights in Birmingham”

Architecture of Birmingham – points of historical interest.

Birmingham is a young city, having grown rapidly as a result of the Industrial Revolution starting in the 18th century. As of 2006, there are 1946 listed buildings in Birmingham, 13 scheduled ancient monuments and 27 conservation areas. Let’s explore some of the most evident architectural phases that contradistinguish the city.

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Architectural Housing Trends of 2017

Architectural Housing Trends of 2017

It is now 2018, meaning we have another year of architectural trends to review. In this post, we will look at some of the most popular architectural housing styles and designs of 2017 and see how likely they are to stand the test of time. Continue reading “Architectural Housing Trends of 2017”

How to Become an Architect

To become an architect, you will need a combination of education and internship experience.

You might need to complete an architecture degree and can then move onto a hands-on internship experience with a professional architectural firm.

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Birmingham’s Sky Bar in Park Regis Hotel to Open in Spring 2016

Birmingham’s new Sky Bar in Park Regis Hotel, at Auchinleck House, began to take shape in May this year. Continue reading “Birmingham’s Sky Bar in Park Regis Hotel to Open in Spring 2016”

The Big Hoot – the owl inspired by Birmingham architecture

Dotted about Birmingham are a few owls – 89 to be exact.

Each of the owls are a part of Birmingham’s high profile public art event, The Big Hoot, which is the brainchild of Birmingham Children’s Hospital and public arts specialist, Wild in Art. Continue reading “The Big Hoot – the owl inspired by Birmingham architecture”

RIBA awards for the best British architecture 2015

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) based in London has chosen thirty-seven winners for its 2015 awards!

The winners from the awards have seen one from Wales, two from Northern Ireland, five from Scotland, and twenty-nine from England. A total of nine private houses were included in the list, alongside eight developer-led housing buildings. Continue reading “RIBA awards for the best British architecture 2015”

13 reasons to hire an Architect for a Building Project

There are a number of reasons to consider hiring an architect for a building project of any kind.

It is essentially one of the most reliable options for any housing or domestic project of any kind. Continue reading “13 reasons to hire an Architect for a Building Project”

4 reasons to hire an architect in 2015

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4 reasons to hire an architect in 2015 As it’s the start of a new year, a number of people are following their dreams of building the perfect home or prope