Enterprise Centre at UEA in Norwich secures its 26th award

The Enterprise Centre. Picture: ANTONY KELLY

The Enterprise Centre. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

One of Europe's most eco-friendly buildings in Norwich has added to its impressive tally of awards.

The Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia has scooped a national accolade from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), after winning three RIBA East awards last month.

RIBA national awards are given to buildings recognised as making a significant contribution to architecture.

Judges said the Enterprise Centre 'exudes a sense of calmness' and is a 'tour de force in the exploration and use of sustainable materials but also a remarkable place to work and to enjoy'.

The building, which celebrates its second anniversary this summer, now holds 26 awards.

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Prof John French, chief executive of the Adapt Group, based at the Enterprise Centre, said: 'Architecturally, RIBA are the most significant awards for us and even to have won the initial three regional awards was a huge achievement.'

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