The end of 2021 is fast approaching, and with December right around the corner we look back through autumn and the amazing progress our up and coming schemes have made, as well as the awards and nominations for past schemes. August and September may have been quiet but we have sure been loud in October […]
An informative comprehensive overview of the student accommodation market and the challenges facing the industry has just been released by StuRents. The report covers all aspects of the market and takes a closer look at the 2020-21 academic year, key sector trends and what lies ahead for industry stakeholders. This years report also includes input […]
As we finally say goodbye to the year that was 2020. We take a look back on our highlights that we have achieved during this difficult year. The launch of our Park Hill Font – The unique font celebrates Park Hill in all its glory; The public has the choice of two versions; Park Hill […]
It’s great to see our new scheme Beton House featuring in Dezeen Magazine. Béton House is the third phase of the redevelopment of Park Hill and provides accommodation for 356 students which includes townhouses and a number of 2- and 4-bedroom apartments, and studios.
Our friends at the Park Hill Residents Association have just launched their new website for Park Hill. Click here to view. Our friends at Brinkworth have just release this months newsletter featuring Park Hill. View it here. All photos taken by Jack Hobhouse, Louise Melchoir and Will […]
Alumno and Whittam Cox are celebrating the completion of Béton House (www.betonhouse.co.uk) – a unique student living offering in Sheffield city centre. Béton House is the third phase of the redevelopment of Park Hill and provides accommodation for 356 students which includes townhouses and a number of 2- and 4-bedroom apartments, and studios. Alumno has […]
Martin Gray has created this bespoke artwork for the gym at Beton House. He has used archive images of legendary Sheffield bands including Pulp and Heaven 17. You can see the format reflects the short film Martin shot earlier this year before lockdown. His film can still be seen here on Youtube here.
Looking forward to the installation of the outdoor artwork curated by Matthew Jarratt with the assistance of S1 Artspace and realised by Founded. The artwork highlights the thoughts and feelings of the past residents of Park Hill as well as reflections from renowned designers. The artwork should be installed in the next week or so, […]
Alumno have commissioned sculptor Joseph Hillier, to create a 50cm tall statue which will sit on top of a two-metre high steel plinth at the entrance of our new development in Norwich, Benedicts Gate after it was granted permission by Norwich City Council. The sculpture has been inspired by the poem created by Norwich writer […]
Today is National Poetry Day and we are celebrating by taking a look back earlier this year when we posted about our favorite poetry commissions, which include: “We Were Never Derelict” By Otis Mensah “The Sisters of The Gated City” By Jenny Pagdin “Pablo Fanque” By Ira Lightman Ira Lightman’s Welcome Poem for Sheraton Park, […]
Ben Kelly is an influential designer based in the UK, luckily for Alumno he has had time to collaborate with us on some exciting design work for our schemes recently. Ben has successfully designed innovative projects across the UK, Europe and Asia. He has produced influential work for 180 The Strand, Virgil Abloh, The Sex […]
Back in June, Alumno and Kier invited Urban Splash, S1 Artspace, Hallam University, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Council to place items in a time capsule. On the 12th December, Alumno along with Kier buried the time capsule on site in a small event highlighting the importance of team work at Park Hill. The time […]