Cavendish House, Norfolk

Cavendish House is a major refurbishment of an existing building in Norwich city centre, which now houses a new gallery, meeting spaces and supported spaces for fledgling creative businesses. This flagship £2.1 million project for Norwich University of the Arts opened in late 2015, and is already established as a successful showcase for artists and creative businesses. The building is an important element in the University’s continuing programme to develop its higher education and cultural facilities, and our design allows the building to sit more comfortably alongside its neighbours and offer a friendly public presence.

Photography Joakim Boren

Awards

2018 The Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards; Outstanding Estates. Winner
2018 Guardian Awards; Buildings that Inspire. Shortlisted
2017 BD Architect of the Year Awards; Education (higher education). Shortlisted
2016 AJ Retrofit Awards; Higher and Further Education. Shortlisted
2016 Civic Trust Awards. Regional Finalist
2016 RIBA East Award. Shortlisted

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