Design History Society Conference

Thursday-Saturday, 5-7 September

City Campus East 1: Business and Law Building, Northumbria University

City Campus East is a modern state-of-the-art £70 million development in central Newcastle. The site was officially opened in 2008 with the design incorporating the use of recycled materials and a host of other sustainable initiatives which have earned it numerous accolades, including: the ‘CIBSE Low Carbon Performance Award for Low Carbon New Build Project of the Year’; the ‘RICS Sustainability, Design and Innovation Award’; and the overall ‘Building of the Year Award’ 2008 for Northern Region. The development was named ‘Project of the Year ‘and won the ‘Design and Innovation Award’ and the ‘Sustainability Award’ at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Renaissance Awards 2008. In 2009, the development was presented with a Civic Trust Award.

The venue is building number 5 on this campus map.