Date posted: October 13, 2017
The shortlist for Property Week’s Student Accommodation Awards has been announced this week and Stapleton House is amongst the selected projects. The scheme in Islington which opened its doors to the first students last autumn has been shortlisted for Private Halls of Residence of the Year. Operated by Unite Students and designed by ArchitecturePLB, the project is an exemplar building within the sector. The inflexibility of student residence plans and the commercial need to maximise rooms often results in schemes which don’t work well in context and create poor public realm. The design of Stapleton House was led by context, urban form, public realm and student experience. The full shortlist can be found here.