MacEwen Award 2018

Dawn House is Shortlisted and receives a Special Mention


The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country gets planning approval for their eco classroom and volunteer building

Dawn House

Uplifting new accommodation for pioneering women’s centre

Bournville’s first Street Play closure is a huge success!

Naomi arranges street closure to give children the freedom to play out

Museum for Religious Collections

New development for community workspaces and a museum housing exciting artefacts

St Paul’s Community-Led Housing

Bringing much-needed community-led family housing to Balsall Heath

Our Lady Help of Christians Roof Repairs

Richard Gilbert Scott's dramatic roof gets its green back

St Luke’s Gas Street

The world’s oldest surviving gas retort house is brought back into use as a thriving church

Hestia House

Ex-offenders renovate a vacant office block into studios for care leavers

New Museum & Library

Feasibility study and concept designs for cultural interventions on a heritage site

Strategic Study for the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country

Consultation and research to support the charity's vision to protect and create space for nature

The Cotteridge Church

APEC return after 30 years to help the church adapt to its users' changing needs

SS John & Monica Playground

Our third extension for this primary school to improve their play environment

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Quinquennial Inspection Reports audited

St Mary’s Church Hall in Bearwood

Unearthing fond memories and bright futures

The ReUsers

Deciphering the processes of a social enterprise through diagramming

In our sketchbook….


St Luke’s Gas Street features in the Church Building & Heritage Review

St Mary & St Margaret’s Community Hall

We helped this long-awaited community project get back on track

The Emporium

Conservation consultancy to restore the former Christopher Wray Lighting Factory and Emporium

McCarthy & Stone Competition Entry

Downsizing homes, not lifestyles

St Martin in the Bull Ring

Grade II* church restored to its former glory as part of the Bull Ring development

Lanfranc House

Residential conversion becomes Together Group's first project in training ex-offenders through construction

Smethwick Council House

Restoration of Grade II listed terracotta facades

SS John & Monica Office

Western Red Cedar brightens the entrance to this outstanding school

Forest Oak Sixth Form

Pupils with moderate learning difficulties have their say in the design of their own building

Ravenhurst Cottages

Former almshouses renovated to improve social housing residents' quality of living and sense of ownership

Saint Nicolas’ Place

15th Century wool merchant's house transformed for 21st Century community

Shirley Baptist Church

Delivering new community facilities in the heart of Shirley

SS John & Monica Forest School

New building becomes learning tool for children to experience their natural environment

Margot Hutchison Centre

Low budget training centre with a high social impact

Hallfield School

Strategic architectural interventions to improve a 20 acre campus

Ormskirk Street United Reformed Church

Ken Fisher's first APEC project

Sheffield Cathedral

Fabric repairs rejuvenate this Grade I Listed Cathedral