Boardman House, Norfolk

Boardman House, Norwich University of the Arts new School of Architecture is an impressive refurbishment of a large Grade II listed building in Norwich city centre. A major £3.5 million programme upgrading and remodelling now offers a new home for the University’s expanding architecture programme, as well as state of the art facilities for its media faculty. Boardman House contains a wide range of flexible teaching and production spaces, and contemporary flourishes such as a striking central staircase sitting alongside sensitively restored historic features.

Photography Joakim Boren


2018 The Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards; Outstanding Estates. Winner
2018 Guardian Awards; Buildings that Inspire. Shortlisted
2017 Civic Trust Awards; AABC Conservation Award. Regional Finalist
2017 BD Architect of the Year Awards; Education (higher education). Shortlisted
2017 The Norwich Society Design Awards; Sir Bernard Feilden Conservation Architecture Award. Winner
2016 AJ Retrofit Awards; Higher and Further Education. Shortlisted
2016 Blueprint Awards; Best Public Use Project with Public Funding. Shortlisted
2016 FX Awards; Public Sector. Winner
2016 RIBA East Regional Award. Winner
2016 Constructing Excellence National Awards; Finalist
2016 NAA Craftsmanship Award; Full Award
2016 Norfolk Constructing Excellence Heritage Award

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