Spotcheck: North-east

FaulknerBrown has completed this £8 million cancer research building for the University of Newcastle. It includes 2,000sq m of laboratory space.

Library shortlistBuilding Design Partnership, FaulknerBrown and a third, unnamed, practice are in the running for the £27 million PFI contract to demolish and replace Basil Spence’s Central Library in Newcastle. The flagship new library will replace Spence’s 1960s creation, which features a concrete fin facade similar to his library in ...

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