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13/06/2013
RIBA Award

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Hyde + Hyde have recently won a prestigious RIBA Architecture Award for a contemporary residence completed in Cyncoed Cardiff.

The practice was delighted to receive the award on the evening of Wednesday 12th June at a ceremony in Newport, South Wales. The prize, one of only two awards given by the judges from a total of 8 buildings shortlisted throughout Wales.

The RIBA Awards, the most rigorously-judged awards for architectural excellence are given for buildings that have high architectural standards and make a substantial contribution to the local environment. The awards are annual, and have been running continuously since 1966.

More information about the project can be found here. We’ve also covered the construction of the project in a blog article when it started on site back in 2011 here.

For those interested in the drawings and details and an independent perspective of the project can visit the Architects Journal (AJ) website, where a more detailed article can be found Titled; Hyde + Hyde Unwraps Copper Box. This is accessible to AJ subscribers. Building Design Magazine have also covered the project here.

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