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An Antarctic collaboration

Architecture New Zealand November 2018

An Antarctic collaboration

New Zealand’s research station at Scott Base, established by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1957, is nearing the end of its functional life and requires a “modern, low-impact, efficient base” to support the future needs of the country’s scientists and strategic interests in a better way. British firm Hugh Broughton Architects (HBA) and New Zealand practice Jasmax are currently working on proposals for its redevelopment. Justine Harvey interviewed HBA’s Hugh Broughton and Stephen Middleton from Jasmax about designing in Antarctica and working in one of the most collaborative design teams imaginable.

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Hugh Broughton profile

Architects Choice November 2018

Hugh Broughton profile

Hugh Broughton is founder and director of Hugh Broughton Architects. Editor, Jade Tilley, talks to Hugh about modernist influences and the logistics of working in remote locations.

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The Progress 1000: London's most influential people 2018

News 14 October 2018

The Progress 1000: London's most influential people 2018

Hugh Broughton has made his first appearance in 'The Progress 1000: London's most influential people of 2018', as one of London's most influential visualisers. The list, compiled by The Evening Standard, spans 11 different categories and includes 30 notable architects.

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Greenwich Happy Time

News 1 October 2018

Greenwich Happy Time

The Conservation of the Painted Hall, designed by HBA for the Old Royal Naval College, has won the New London Architecture Award for Unbuilt Conservation Project 2018. Work is currently on site and the Painted Hall and undercroft will reopen to the public in the Spring of 2019.

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Buildings for extreme environments

Stories from Supple June 2018

Buildings for extreme environments

Hugh Broughton is a British architect and one of the world's leading designers of buildings for extreme, isolated environments. In 2005 his practice Hugh Broughton Architects won the international competition for the design of a new British research station in Antarctica. This has led to commissions in other extreme, isolated environments as well as further commissions in polar regions. I spoke to Hugh about the polar research station he designed for the British Antarctic Survey as well as some of his projects in other inaccessible environments.

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