Bond Bryan – Finalist in BD Education Architect of the Year Awards 2018

Bond Bryan are thrilled to be a finalist in the BD Education Architect of the Year (Higher Education) Awards 2018.

Bond Bryan Architects have, over the last 30 years, developed a national reputation for delivering user-focused education projects that encourage and support innovative forms of collaborative working and learning. Creativity and research lie at the heart of what we do and we love doing it.

Our recent achievements include:

• Delivering projects with 10 Universities across the country – including the £30m Institute of Education, a major teaching building for Sheffield Hallam University

• Flagship buildings on the University of Nottingham’s Jubilee campus that actively support and promote collaboration across academic disciplines and within industry. The iconic Ingenuity Centre and the new gateway into the Jubilee Campus, – the Advanced Manufacturing Building.

• Masterplanning of the two ground-breaking Advanced Manufacturing Parks with the University of Sheffield and delivering multiple projects in the Advanced Manufacturing Research sector, working in partnership with Industry.

• Masterplanning the Olympic Legacy Park in Sheffield. Delivering the first two projects on the site – a new School ‘Oasis Academy’ and a University Technical College – in partnership with the Council.

• Delivering the first three campuses for the network of National Colleges including the National College for High Speed Rail in Doncaster and Birmingham and the National College for Nuclear in Cumbria.

• Working with contractors and the ESFA to provide technical advice and design expertise to create over 20 new schools offering high quality learning environments

• An internationally recognised Digital Consultancy that is championing open standards in BIM and offering thought-leadership in its application to facilities management.

BD editor Thomas Lane said: “What was particularly gratifying was that we received entries from well-known firms that have not previously entered, as well as lots of superb boards from emerging practices.”

Bond Bryan Director, Matt Hutton said:

“We are absolutely thrilled to be shortlisted for this award. It’s so important to create buildings which encourage and support innovative forms of teaching and learning – the experience of being a student should be central to defining the learning environments of the future.”

The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, 18th April 2018 at Westminster Park Plaza, London.