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Case studies

Read more about award-winning schemes and the best of international housing design.  See who won Building for Life Awards in 2009.

2008 Winners

  • Adelaide Wharf

    Hackney, London

    Adelaide Wharf is a redevelopment of a brownfield site into high- density, high-quality housing within a largely residential area of Hackney.

  • City Point


    The railway sheds alongside Brighton station have been the basis for the transformation of an industrial site into an exciting new residential area, the New England Quarter.

  • Gunwharf Quays


    A massive regeneration of a former naval depot in Portsmouth, this long-term project has had a tremendous impact both locally and regionally.

  • Rostron Brow


    This small scheme is to be found nestled amongst Stockport’s historic, in places medieval, core.

  • Royal Arsenal

    Woolwich, London

    The Royal Arsenal was established in 1671 and became the largest complex for the manufacture and storage of armaments and military equipment in Britain.

  • Sinclair Building


    The Sinclair building is one of Sheffield’s finest mixed-use developments.