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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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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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A conversation with Hugh Broughton

AIA Dallas Springboard April 2017

A conversation with Hugh Broughton

In a recent Dallas Architecture Forum speaking engagement at The Magnolia Theatre, Hugh Broughton showcased some of the practice's work for the Polar regions as well as other renovation and rehabilitation projects.
The following day, Ryan Flener of Good Fulton & Farrell Architects, had the opportunity to meet with him to discuss his ideas, practice, and thoughts on Dallas.

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Humanistic Modernism

inter - view December 2016

Humanistic Modernism

While visiting Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Hugh Broughton sat down with Phillip Denny to talk about Antarctica, Ruskin and “humanistic modernism.”

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Lasting Impression: Mindblowing Sounds and Multisensory Experiences

Concrete Quarterly February 2016

Lasting Impression: Mindblowing Sounds and Multisensory Experiences

Concrete Quarterly asked Hugh Broughton to reflect on the concrete buildings which have most inspired him.

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The Architects

Museums Journal January 2016

The Architects

How do architectural practices go about designing and reimagining museums and galleries? Reporting for Museums Journal, John Holt interviewed Hugh Broughton to find out.

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Hugh Broughton's inspiration: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Building Design September 2015

Hugh Broughton's inspiration: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Hugh Broughton knows the Spanish capital’s buildings intimately but the one that really stood out was Rafael Moneo’s magnificent art gallery.
By Pamela Buxton

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Learning from: Group Effort

Architecture Today June 2015

Learning from: Group Effort

Collaboration lends strength and solace to architectural practice, says Hugh Broughton, in Architecture Today's regular column 'Learning from'.

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ICON: Five Most Wanted

ICON May 2015

ICON: Five Most Wanted

ICON invited Hugh Broughton to name his five most covetable objects.

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