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2006 Press Releases

Boost for academy programme as City of London wins top design award

The City of London Academy has won the Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award for 2006. The comprehensive school in Bermondsey, designed by architects Studio E, beat off strong competition from 13 other shortlisted schemes to clinch the prestigious prize.
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Top of the class - John Perry Children's Centre recognised for its great design

A presentation to mark the inclusion of the John Perry Children's Centre in the Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award shortlist will be taking place on Wednesday 4 October.
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Hub of the community - sports and leisure pavilion in the park recognised for its great design

A presentation to mark the inclusion of The Hub, Regent's Park in the Prime Minister's Award for Better Public Building 2006 shortlist will be taking place on Wednesday 20 September.
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A spectacular treetop walk, a children's hospital and a new parliament building among 14 schemes vying for the 2006 Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award

The shortlist for the 2006 Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award has been announced. The contenders include a spectacular treetop walkway in Northamptonshire; the Evelina Children's Hospital in Lambeth; the acclaimed National Assembly for Wales; an unusual water activities centre in Norfolk; and an ingenious engineering project to provide a new bridge at Paddington.
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Roof top recreation area awarded top accolade for environmental design

A scheme to transform the roof tops of city buildings into recreation areas for youngsters has won the Environmental Design Award at this year's D&AD Global Student Awards.
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Nominate 'outstanding' projects for the Prime Minister's Award, prominent MPs urge colleagues

Prominent MPs from across the political spectrum have called for 'outstanding' new public building projects to be entered for the 2006 Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award. The call comes as the final date for entries - 20 April - draws near.
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Parliamentarians urged to support good design as CABE celebrates 'unsung heroes' of public building

At the launch on 1st March of the 2006 Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award, CABE is urging MPs to support high quality design in their constituencies, publishing a new guide showing how good design can drive the delivery of public services.
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