Education

Walters & Cohen Architects Complete School in Africa

Walters & Cohen Architects has completed work on a new ESTEAM Centre at Somerset College, South Africa. The College is a co-educational independent school, located on a beautiful estate in the Winelands of the Western Cape. Somerset College commissioned the practice to undertake a masterplan and develop their concept for a cross-curricular learning space. The… Read More >

9 July 2019

KI chairs for new Queen Elizabeth Music School

King’s Bruton, an historic co-educational secondary school in Somerset, England has marked its quincentenary with the opening of a state-of-the-art music school, of which BCFA member KI was involved in. Officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 28 March 2019, the new building is located at the very heart of the Bruton Conservation Area,… Read More >

20 May 2019

Newmor Recreates West Norwood Library

The vibrant hub is the product of the Lambeth Council and Picturehouse Cinemas partnership. Newmor’s Patternistas collection was used to add a playful design element to the entire space and adds to the ‘home from home’ atmosphere. Design Concept used Newmor’s leafy Secret wallcovering with bespoke woodland animal elements. “We loved creating the patterns that make up our Newmor collection… Read More >

8 April 2019

74 create Hox Haus

Manchester-based architecture and interior design practice 74 has completed a major project to extend and remodel a Grade II-listed, two-storey, Victorian brick building in a semi-rural location in Englefield Green, just outside Egham. The repurposed 453 sq m building – Hox Haus – will serve as the central focus, clubhouse and social amenity for Hox… Read More >

22 November 2018

Camira flies away with Emirates Flight Training Academy

BCFA member Camira fabrics have recently undertaken a project with the Emirates Flight Training Academy in Dubai. Designed by the Emirates’ Facilities and Design team, the Academy features extensive specification of soft seating by leading European office and contract furniture company Ahrend, all upholstered in a wide range of Camira’s wool and wool-bast fibre fabrics including… Read More >

16 October 2018

Boss: Four rooms of a learning environment

Learning is an activity that is hardwired into us, which is what Boss understands well. Universities are no longer just about teaching, learning and researching, but for living and working. Offices are no longer just about the nine to five, they are about developing employees through training and retaining skilled workers. Boss, who is a member of… Read More >

11 October 2018

The ultra-modern campus at the University of West Scotland

British manufacturer and BCFA member, Knightsbridge has supplied furniture for the University of West Scotland’s (UWS) brand new ultra-modern Lanarkshire campus. £110m was invested to create a truly innovative, dynamic and collaborative campus. Designed in house with a focus on style, durability and versatility, the Knightsbridge collections are perfect for the education sector with a… Read More >

5 October 2018