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South West RIBA Regional Awards 2019

Individuality, self sufficiency and added sophistication characterise urban and rural designs in the South West

South West Regional Awards in numbers.
South West Regional Awards in numbers.

Looking at the satellite image of the South West region, our towns and cities are very compact, sitting in a carpet of farmland, moorlands, waterways and coastal reserves. Because of this direct physical contact between city and country, the lessons from each are undiluted. Our towns are densifying but able to retain their individuality by tapping into the intrinsic self-sufficient rural character of the region. And in the country, we see a sophistication of new rural buildings that are place inspired. We can expect crafted buildings and exquisite landscapes that reflect an independent spirit to come through in the years ahead – both in town and country.

Batelease Farm, Devon.
Batelease Farm, Devon. Credit: George Fielding

New British Design for private client


Bristol Old Vic, Bristol.
Bristol Old Vic, Bristol. Credit: Philip Vile

Haworth Tompkins for Bristol Old Vic


Kingswood Preparatory School and Nursery, Bath.
Kingswood Preparatory School and Nursery, Bath. Credit: Craig Auckland

Stonewood Design for Kingswood Preparatory School, Bath 


Secular Retreat, Devon.
Secular Retreat, Devon. Credit: Jack Hobhouse

Atelier Peter Zumthor with Mole Architects for Living Architecture


The Green House, Tiverton, Devon.
The Green House, Tiverton, Devon. Credit: Joakim Boren

David Sheppard Architects for private client


UKHO Headquarters, Taunton, Devon.
UKHO Headquarters, Taunton, Devon. Credit: Daniel Hopkinson

AHR for UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO)


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