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“Benched 2.0″ Competition Winners Announced

“Benched 2.0″ Competition Winners Announced

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] announced the winners of “Benched 2.0”, a design-build competition aimed at students in both high school and university. In the public vote, the first place winners are The ‘Lazarus Snail Bench [Laz]’ [Jean-Pierre Lucas and Nafiayah Rayner] who teamed up with Vanessa Daniel of Geoff Parker Architect... Read more of this article

Eight Teams To Compete In “Benched 2.0”

Eight Teams To Compete In “Benched 2.0”

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] today [Jul 4] announces that eight teams will compete in “Benched 2.0”, its design-build competition that is aimed at students at the high school and university level. The competition pairs students with designers and builders with the task of designing and creating a bench by July 16. The benches will be... Read more of this article

Two Companies Appointed For Airport Project

Two Companies Appointed For Airport Project

Aecon Group Inc announced today [June 27] the engagement of Island Automation Limited to perform electrical engineering services and Onsite Engineering to perform mechanical engineering services for the redevelopment of Bermuda’s airport. “The appointments of these Bermudian companies for the first design phase of the project follow a competitive... Read more of this article

Island Construction Launches New Website

Island Construction Launches New Website

Island Construction Services [ICS] announced the launch of the ics.bm website which they said “will provide customers with a comprehensive listing of products and services offered by a local company which has continued to grow and serve the community with a diversified range of services since its inception in 1961.” “ICS have always... Read more of this article

IBA, ARC & AAB To Host Meeting On June 15

IBA, ARC & AAB To Host Meeting On June 15

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA], Architectural Association of Bermuda [AAB] and Architects Registration Council [ARC] together will address comments received on a proposed new Architectural Professions Act at a meeting on June 15 at 5:30pm at the Anglican Cathedral Hall. Comments from various professional groups and individuals addressing... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Tree Moved At City Hall Car Park

Photos & Video: Tree Moved At City Hall Car Park

The City Hall car park in Hamilton is closed to the public this weekend, as trees are being moved from the centre and relocated to the north corners of the car park.In advising of the parking lot’s weekend closure, the City previously said, “Two trees are being removed from the centre and relocated to the two north corners of the car park.... Read more of this article

Student Design-Build Competition: “Benched 2.0”

Student Design-Build Competition: “Benched 2.0”

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA] announced the launch of “Benched 2.0”, a design-build competition aimed at students in both high school and university. The competition will see designers, builders and students teaming together to design and create a bench, with the entries to be exhibited at the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum and Zoo [BAMZ]. It... Read more of this article

Total Cost Of Victoria Row Demolition: $331,400

Total Cost Of Victoria Row Demolition: $331,400

The total cost for demolishing the Victoria Row units is $331,400, Minister of Public Works Craig Cannonier said in the House of Assembly today [May 27] in reply to a question from Shadow Public Works Minister Dennis Lister. Audio of the Minister’s reply about the costWEDCo said that they “reluctantly” started on the demolition of Victoria... Read more of this article

Cabinet Office Building To Close For Renovations

Cabinet Office Building To Close For Renovations

The Cabinet Office building will be closed for renovations effective June 3rd and they will relocate to Innovations House on Reid Street, Premier Michael Dunkley said in the House of Assembly today [May 27] The Cabinet Office — located on Front Street in Hamilton — first opened in 1884 and currently houses the Office of the Premier, the... Read more of this article

WEDCo Contracts Deloitte For AC Village Ideas

WEDCo Contracts Deloitte For AC Village Ideas

Deloitte has been contracted by the West End Development Corporation [WEDCo] to have oversight of ideas for the future use of the America’s Cup village. The appointment of Deloitte was unveiled by WEDCo’s General Manager, Andrew Dias, at a public meeting earlier this week in Hamilton, held to encourage feedback over Cross Island. Aerial footage... Read more of this article

Photos: Gorham’s Home Fair Weekend Event

Photos: Gorham’s Home Fair Weekend Event

Gorham’s held their Home Fair Weekend event, bringing together local vendors and suppliers as well as members of the public in order to offer exposure of a variety of products and services based around renovations, building and home care. The two-day event included a Contractor’s Night on Friday, May 13, and the Home Fair itself today, May 14. The... Read more of this article

Input Sought On Architectural Professions Act

Input Sought On Architectural Professions Act

The Institute of Bermuda Architects [IBA], Architectural Association of Bermuda [AAB] and Architects Registration Council [ARC], working together, said they would like to inform the public that they are undergoing a period of public consultation in support of a proposed new Architectural Professions Act. The organisations work with industry professionals... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: New Bridge For Martello Tower

Photos & Video: New Bridge For Martello Tower

[Updated with video] An almost 200 year old structure got a little facelift today [May 3] as Ornamental Iron Works Ltd installed a new bridge at Martello Tower with the help of a crane truck from Fast Forward Freight. According to Dr Edward Harris of the Bermuda National Museum, the Martello Tower was built out of hard Bermuda limestone by the Royal... Read more of this article