The Diamond wins an award? Here’s what the students say

19 October 2017

After being shortlisted for the “Ugliest Building in the UK” by the Carbuncle Cup in 2016, The Diamond building in Sheffield has bounced back to win the “Large Structure Award” by the prestigious Yorkshire Structural Awards this year.

The aesthetics of this controversial £81 million landmark have been the cause of much debate ever since its opening in September 2015.

Here is what students of The University of Sheffield, the owner of the building, had to say:


Written by Umanga Perera

Second Year Journalism Student

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