In hope, In progress and Invites

The full shortlist for the RIBA Awards has now been announced. Up against our building - Sea House, Portloe - are a wide range of projects, including:

Andy's old secondary school - The West Buckland School :
http://www.dezeen.com/2010/06/29/west-buckland-school-by-rundell-associates/

A Maggies Centre :
http://www.maggiescentres.org/centres/cheltenham/home.html

And the Bristol Civic Centre :
http://www.whowithwhat.com/company/BuildingDetail.php?name=Bristol%20Civil%20Justice%20Centre

For the full list of Shortlisted projects, see the RIBA South West website:

http://www.architecture.com/RegionsAndInternational/UKNationsAndRegions/England/RIBASWandWessex/Awards/Awards.aspx

The awards are to be announced in Salisbury on the 18th May, so fingers crossed for Sea House!

Ashgate Croft ILU continues on site, here's the progress at week 6:


Works so far include drainage and laying the slab. The timber frame that will form the structure of the building is currently being constructed on site.

As a nice end to this week, Andy and me are attending the official opening of the Renishaw Primary School Foundation Unit this afternoon - thanks to the school for the beautiful invites!