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Painting the town red

When Andy Theobold of architects Fielden Clegg Bradley picked up two awards at the South West regional RIBA awards for his design of a school building, we asked Gary Spracklen, Innovation Director at A4LE UK, to take a trip to the West Country to see what all the fuss was about.

‘Our building, The Red House, with its dramatic overhang and strong colour scheme, is a physical representation of our creative and aspirational approach’. You could be forgiven for thinking this line comes from a tech-savvy city startup or a thriving creative design agency, but the truth is far more exciting… this is the Plymouth School of Creative Arts, a beacon of hope for education in the South-West of England. A school which embraces creative learning in all subject areas in environments that were built for making.

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