North East case studies
Darlington Pedestrian Heart is an example of how appropriate public realm investment can enable a market town to transform not only its image, but also the quality of life for its people.
Middlesbrough Urban Farming project’s design-led approach uses urban agriculture to resolve sustainability and lifestyle challenges, and has led to major investment from the Healthy Community Challenge Fund.
The imaginative Seven Stories building combines old and new to create a dynamic centre for the celebration of children's literature. Designed by GWK Architects.
A programme of rebuilding streets, upgrading open spaces and refurbishing historic buildings has transformed the derelict Grainger Town into a vibrant mixed-use quarter. Designed by Gillespies.
At Central Square, a 1930s Post Office building has been sensitively refurbished to create a modern office block. Designed by Carey Jones Architects.
Traditional Georgian designs and high quality materials help a new housing development in the Highgate quarter of Durham to blend into the city's historic fabric. Designed by RPS Durham.
Creative landscaping and social spaces encourage interaction between residents of the Staiths South Bank housing development. Designed by Ian Darby Partnership, Hemingwaydesign and Glen Kemp.
At St Peter's Riverside, derelict land on the bank of the River Wear has been turned into an urban waterfront with a network of riverside walks. Designed by Wardell Armstrong.
Created through the Royal Quays regeneration project, Chirton Dene and Redburn Dene parks share a coordinated palette of materials, street furniture and detailing. Designed by Southern Green Partnership and EDAW.
Newcastle's East Quayside regeneration scheme has created a network of new public spaces and buildings, linked by a waterfront promenade. Designed by Terry Farrell & Partners.
Public space (102)
Culture and leisure (66)
Commercial buildings (52)
Education buildings (44)
Sustainable development (41)
Parks and green spaces (36)
Historic environment (32)
Health buildings (29)
Transport & infrastructure (9)
Inclusive design (8)