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is an international firm of architects, designers and masterplanners operating from 16 offices in 12 countries. Headquartered in London and established in 1959, it has won a number of awards; including those that recognise its contribution to sustainable practices and its commitment to local markets. In 2008, Chapman Taylor completed 27 projects in 11 countries. In the UK, four of those new schemes won five awards from the British Council of Shopping Centres.
One scheme, Drake Circus Shopping Centre
Plymouth is a city and unitary authority area on the coast of Devon, England, about south-west of London. It is built between the mouths of the rivers Plym to the east and Tamar to the west, where they join Plymouth Sound...
, was nominated for and won the inaugural Carbuncle Cup
The Carbuncle Cup is an architecture prize, given annually by the magazine Building Design to "the ugliest building in the United Kingdom completed in the last 12 months". The award was based on an idea created by the Scottish architecture magazine Prospect, which has run the Carbuncle Awards since...
, a sarcastic response to the coveted Stirling Prize
The Royal Institute of British Architects Stirling Prize is a British prize for excellence in architecture. It is named after the architect James Stirling, organised and awarded annually by the Royal Institute of British Architects...
. It was lauded as "how bad architecture and bad planning can combine to produce something truly awful".
In Bath, there was concern that a steel-framed faux-Georgian shopping centre would lose the city its UNESCO World Heritage status. However in 2010, the centre was awarded "Best Building in a Georgian context" by The Georgian Group, acclaiming: "The materials, detailing, morphology and urban design combine to form a highly satisfying composition."
SouthGate is a shopping centre in Bath, Somerset, England. It replaced the original shopping centre which was demolished in 2007. The new centre developed by Multi Corporation UK is more than double the size of the previous space and provides 37,000 sq metres of retail space, 3,500 sq metres of...
- Cabot Circus
Cabot Circus is a shopping centre in Bristol, England. It is adjacent to Broadmead, a shopping district in Bristol city centre. The Cabot Circus development area contains shops, offices, a cinema, hotel and 250 apartments. It covers a total of floor space, of which is retail outlets and leisure...
- Grand Arcade
The Grand Arcade is a large shopping centre in St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, England. It is anchored by the John Lewis Department Store, which is situated to the southeast of the site and which opened on 8 November 2007, prior to the rest of the development, which opened on 27 March 2008.It links...
- St. David's 2, Cardiff
Princesshay is a shopping mall in the city of Exeter, Devon, England. It was built in the early 1950s to replace buildings that had been destroyed in the World War II Baedeker Blitz...
- Highcross, Leicester
- St Pancras International
St Pancras railway station, also known as London St Pancras and since 2007 as St Pancras International, is a central London railway terminus celebrated for its Victorian architecture. The Grade I listed building stands on Euston Road in St Pancras, London Borough of Camden, between the...
Manchester Arndale is a large shopping centre in Manchester, England. The centre was built in the 1970s when many other cities were constructing large malls. Manchester Arndale is the largest of a chain of Arndale Centres built across the UK in the 1960s and 1970s...
- MediaCityUK, Manchester
- Trafford Centre
The Trafford Centre is a large indoor shopping centre and leisure complex situated in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester, close to the Trafford Park industrial estate and approximately 5 miles from Manchester city centre. It is the highest valued shopping centre in the...
- Drake Circus