Holder Mathias Design Review

19 May 2022

Our The Interchange mixed-use project in Cardiff was the obvious choice as the setting for the Annual Design Review, the first one after the pandemic break and the first get together of our two studios in more than two years.

Prior to the site visit of the almost completed mega-project in Cardiff Central Square, around 60 projects were looked at by our internal design review panel and 15 projects were selected for the public vote by all members of the team. Among the completed projects were Center Parcs  Longford, West Midlands Designer Outlet, Ty Hotel Milford Haven, and the remodelling of Church Street in Cardiff. The design stage schemes, presented for the vote, included a major leisure project, several mixed-use urban schemes, a floating village and a prototype for a hydrogen refuelling station.

A stunning pavilion in the countryside was everyone’s favourite, followed by the Subtropical Swimming Paradise Pool building in Longford.