Architecture in the United Kingdom

  • New Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital

    Innovative new cancer centre blending the science of treatment with the art of care

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  • Wellcome-Wolfson Institute

    A place of discovery where collaboration and interdisciplinary co-operation are fostered

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  • Canada House

    Bringing the spirit of Canada into the heart of London's Trafalgar Square

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Design to inspire, enrich, and empower

The United Kingdom has a rich architectural history ranging from landmark heritage buildings to striking new contemporary designs. Inspired by this legacy, Stantec UK architects and designers are focusing their energy and talents on improving the built environment throughout the United Kingdom and beyond. Together, we are creating sustainable architecture which is timeless, uplifting, and appropriate. Visit Our London Office

My passion is engaging with our clients, synthesising their needs and opportunities into a convergence of form, function, and beauty.

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Transforming Canada House

Architectural photographer, Ben Blossom, captured the story of Canada House as Stantec's designers transformed this historic building on Trafalgar Square into a vibrant, modern home for the High Commission of Canada

Mind the gap: A translational approach to research and medicine

If you travel on public transport in many major cities, you've probably heard the announcement 'mind the gap'. David Martin looks at how translational research and medicine also demands that we mind the gap, in the sense it strives to navigate another liminal position, the threshold between curing and caring—or translational health. This field of research and medicine continues to become an increasing aspect of how we design facilities for health wellness and discovery; and here, too, our clients are “minding the gap” as they integrate healthcare and research. Read More

Canada House: Overcoming five heritage building redevelopment challenges

Redeveloping a heritage building on a high profile site on Trafalgar Square might sound challenging enough. But Canada House, the listed building which is home for Canada’s High Commission in the United Kingdom, was extraordinarily demanding in its further dimensions. In need of updating, this highly visible space was due for a major renovation. Aaron Taylor looks at the challenges, solutions and outcomes which made this project such a success. Read More

Learning from the failures of public-private funding for hospital projects

Back in the ’80s, the UK government needed a vehicle to implement infrastructure projects in a way that didn’t blow up the balance sheet. In the early ‘90s, PFIs (private finance initiatives) came to the rescue. PFI emerged as the dominant form of procurement for large NHS projects with more than 90% of England’s hospital-building programme coming through PFI. Burkhard Musselmann looks at what went right and what went wrong with healthcare PFIs and how we can fix them. Read More

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