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14 Buildings Shortlisted for RIBA South West Awards

The Royal Institute of British Architects have announced fourteen buildings shortlisted from 48 entries for this year's RIBA South West Awards. The work includes six projects are by new and established practices based in the South West, as well as a series of new and reconfigured houses. All shortlisted buildings will be assessed by a regional jury with the winning buildings announced at an awards ceremony this May.

Mortehoe / McLean Quinlan

© Will Scott
© Will Scott

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West Yard Farm / van Ellen + Sheryn

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Oak Cabin / Out of the Valley

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  • Architects: Out of the Valley
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  24
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers: Secto, Magnus Pettersen, Southern Timber

Carmody Groarke’s Cliff-Top Seaside Hotel Secures Planning Approval

Carmody Groarke’s competition winning design for a new hotel retreat on Burgh Island off the coast of Devon, UK, has received planning approval, clearing the way for the dramatic structure to begin construction. The cliff-top “Pool House” will join the Grade-II listed art deco Burgh Island Hotel in providing accommodation to adventurous visitors, offering panoramic views of the of the Bantham Estuary and the hotel’s Mermaid Pool, an outdoor seawater pool and private beach for hotel guests.

Model of the proposed new building, viewed from the mermaid pool. Image © Carmody GroarkeModel of the proposed new building. Image © Carmody GroarkeView of the proposed hotel suite from above, looking over the mermaid pool. Image © Carmody GroarkeView of the Burgh Island Hotel from the mainland. Image © Carmody Groarke+ 6

Carmody Groarke Selected to Design Cliff-Top Hotel Retreat on UK's South Coast

London-based firm Carmody Groarke has been selected to design a standalone hotel suite on Burgh Island, a tidal island on the South Devon coast. Commissioned by Burgh Island Ltd, the owners of the site's eponymous Grade-II listed art deco hotel, the new standalone "Pool House" suite sits atop the island's cliffs offering customers generous views of the Bantham Estuary and the hotel’s Mermaid Pool, an outdoor seawater pool and private beach for hotel guests.

River Cottage HQ / Satellite Architects

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  • Architects: Satellite Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  285
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014

Heatherland Pool House / Satellite Architects

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  • Architects: Satellite Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  280