A number of building projects at the University of Leeds have been shortlisted for the 2016 Leeds Architecture Awards.
Organised by Leeds City Council and Leeds Chamber Property Forum the awards were set up to promote and show case best practice in architecture and design in the city. The 2016 Leeds Architecture Awards look set to be the biggest and best yet; with nearly 80 nominations over seven categories.
The University shortlisted schemes are:
- ‘A Spire’, and ‘Untitled Bas-Relief’ pieces of art shortlisted in the best public art and landscape design category.
- Edward Boyle Library, shortlisted in the category for the best conserved building, focusing on restoration of historic buildings; altered buildings, celebrating new uses for existing buildings;
- The Laidlaw Library, shortlisted in the best new building, covering completely new developments in the city category.
- University of Leeds Multi-storey car park, shortlisted in the best new building and innovation categories.
The winners will be announced in March 2017.
For more details visit http://www.leeds.gov.uk/Business/Pages/Leeds-Architecture-Awards-2016.aspx
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