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Blogger Phil Carraidce writes about the recently restored Llanelly House one of the finest examples of a Georgian town house in South Wales.
This weekend the first-ever Wales Festival of Architecture gets under way in Aberystwyth. Instigated by the Royal Society of Architects in Wales (RSAW) it features a raft of events aimed at sparking discussion about the practice.
Seven of Wales' most eye-catching buildings have received top design accolades from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). 93 buildings across the UK are winners in the 2010 RIBA Awards for architectural excellence, seven of which are in Wales - which is impressive considering that just two Welsh buildings gained recognition last year. Photograph of Hafod Eryri (Snowdon summit) by Ray Hole Architects © Aneurin Phillips.
BBC Wales Arts
Plans for the renovation of Penarth's Pavilion Pier will include a cafe, bar, observatory and a multi-purpose auditorium. A design team, fronted by architect Niall Phillips, has been appointed. There's more information on the Penarth Pavilion website.
Nicola Heywood Thomas
Congratulations to Ruthin Craft Centre for winning the 2009 Dewi-Prys Thomas design prize. It's an award given to recognise the importance of good design to the quality of life, identity and regeneration of Wales and is named after the inspirational teacher and architect who was head of the Wels...