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international studio

international studio

Architecture and design are social arts which reflect and enlighten our everyday lives. More than the mere function of spaces and things, design requires a sensitivity by those who execute it to those who will use it. We believe that a broad and well rounded environment is crucial to providing the right atmosphere for us to accomplish our goal of beautifully designed buildings, spaces and interiors. One such example of this ethos is the international nature of our design studio where w...

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design centre for the north progress

design centre for the north progress

The Design Centre for the North construction is moving apace as the distinctive external skin begins to take shape. The building will play a key role not only in the continuing development of the Baltic Business Quarter masterplan but also in it’s role as a centre for hi-tech design companies. Centre for the North construction is moving apace as the distinctive external skin begins to take shape. The building will play a key role not only in the continuing development of the Bal...

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Architecture

the hippest street in the uk.

the hippest street in the uk.

On Monday of this week the results of a survey by Google were announced and South Shore Road in Gateshead was voted the ‘Hippest Street in the UK’. The street includes the HILTON hotel, designed by redboxdesign group, and the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, of which Alan J Smith OBE, Chairman of Red Box Design Group was the Founding Chairman back in 2002. It also includes the SAGE music centre designed by Lord Foster. This acclamation provides a further timely fillip to Gateshe...

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university fees & the profession

university fees & the profession

Increase in University Fees and the Impact on the Profession Whilst an enormous amount of the debate over tuition fees has focused on how much students with courses longer than three years, for example doctors, dentists and engineers architects seem to have been omitted form the debate. MPs voted in December 2010 to raise tuition fees for full-time undergraduates from £3,350 a year to £6,000 in 2012 and up to £9,000 in “exceptional cases”. We now know that almost three-quarters ...

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