Glenn Howells win Newman College Comp

Masterplan for 'best UK University College' won by Glenn Howells Architects

by Niki May Young 18 December 2008
Glenn Howells Architects (GHA) have been appointed by Newman University College Birmingham to develop the campus masterplan and associated buildings.

Newman was ranked as best University College in the 2009 Guardian University League Tables. A rapid programme has been agreed to deliver a new building which is designed to be an inspirational public face for the University, this will comprise an entrance building, library, family learning centre and crèche.

GHA are experienced in educational building and restoration being involved in the National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield, Aspex Gallery in Portsmouth and the Barber Institute in Birmingham among others. A planning application for Newman University College will be submitted in early 2009.

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