AD Architects Edinburgh Trip 2009

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On 12th June the office was closed in order that we could spend the day in Edinburgh studying a variety of buildings.  These included Enric Miralles’ Scottish Parliament Building and Bennetts Associates’ Informatics Centre at the University of Edinburgh.  

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Lord Mayor of London opens new Tercentenary Building at Strode’s College

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On 11th May the Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Ian Luder, opened the new Tercentenary Building at Strode’s College in Egham, one of two recently completed buildings designed by AD. The new buildings contain teaching and staff accommodation and include a new student refectory. The local planning authority required them to have a traditional appearance…

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MRI Christmas

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For Christmas, instead of sending cards, we have donated a limited edition print of this picture by Geoff Curtis to Bedford Hospital’s new MRI unit which we completed earlier this year.  The photo below shows AD Director Jim Haigh presenting the print to staff at Bedford Hospital earlier today.    

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AD Sponsors Plaque Commemorating Gibberd Centenary

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AD has sponsored a commemorating the centenary of the birth of Sir Frederick Gibberd, the architect and master planner of Harlow.  We were invited by Harlow Council to sponsor the blue plaque in the Water Gardens in recognition of our involvement in the town for over thirty years.  During this time we have completed numerous schemes…

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King Edward VI College Gateway Project

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AD Architects has been commissioned by King Edward VI College in the West Midlands to design their Gateway Project.  The 450 year old college, which according to Ofsted “has been one of the best sixth form colleges in the country for over 10 years and tops the college league tables for student success”, requires new and additional accommodation including performing…

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Bill Rammell MP Opens New Buildings at Harlow College

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On Friday 11 July, Bill Rammell, MP for Harlow and Minister of State, Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education, officially opened four new buildings at Harlow College designed by AD Architects. These were Building C (‘Harmony’ Hair & Beauty salons and Science Centre), Building E (Performing Arts Centre with 120 seat theatre, dance and drama studios, performance and…

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