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Community building lit up with 130 works from local artists

The work of nearly 100 local artists of all ages and abilities became part of one large artwork projected onto the wall of a Cambridge public building. Participants aged from 5 to 80 something took part in a series of free workshops led by local artist Adam Bridgland, at which they created pieces of art

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How Triangle art is the piece the artists always wanted to create

The artists behind the public art for Triangle gave a lunchtime talk at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, where they told the audience that it’s one of the best projects they have ever worked on. Talking about their 25 year collaboration,  artist duo Vong Phaophanit and Claire Oboussier said that the In Other Words project

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The last word in creating groundbreaking public art

The artists behind a public commission set to be a new landmark for Cambridge will be talking about their work at a lunchtime event at the Fitzwilliam Museum on Wednesday 27 September. Artist duo Vong Phaophanit and Claire Oboussier are behind In Other Words, created for Cambridge Assessment, the University’s international exams board’s new Triangle

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Project your artistic ability at free workshops for all

Artists of all ages and abilities are being invited to a series of free workshops with a local artist that will culminate in one large artwork being projected onto a local building. Called ‘Knowledge is….’ the workshops are being led by artist Adam Bridgland  and supported by Cambridge Assessment, the University’s international exams board, as

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Triangle site shows its love for life

More than 450 staff and contractors working on the Triangle site joined 100,000 colleagues in 80 countries to take part in a World Health and Safety Day with the theme ‘We love life’. Organised by Bouygues Construction, the main contractors on what is one of the biggest construction sites in Cambridge, the inaugural World Health

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Staff discover more about sustainable travel

Cambridge Assessment held its second ‘Sustainable Travel Day’ at the end of April, at which a wide array of companies and organisations provided expert knowledge on making everyone’s journey to work easier and more environmentally friendly. Georgina Watkins, Group Transport Coordinator, pulled together representatives from the Cambridge Police, Stagecoach, Abellio, Enterprise and Whippet. The Police

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Apprentice builds on knowledge at Triangle event

Cambridge Assessment IT apprentice Ashley Willis joined a group of apprentices from different trades working at the Triangle site to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week. Apprentices from Bouygues UK (the main contractors on the site), Cambridge Assessment, and sub-contractors Allied and WSP took part. The event was organised by Carolina Alcantara, an apprentice business administrator for

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Bouygues wins construction industry ‘Oscar’

Bouygues UK, the Triangle’s main contractors, have won an award for the consideration they have shown to the local community at the ‘Oscars’ of the local design and construction industry. The award was made by the City Council’s Considerate Constructors scheme for works in progress that had made ‘significant efforts to minimise noise and disruption

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New brand arrives at Triangle

A bright new set of hoardings featuring Cambridge Assessment’s new brand have arrived at the Triangle site. Featuring on the busway side of the site, the five new banners include a ‘Welcome to Triangle’ message, along with others covering messages about Cambridge Assessment’s expertise in English language learning, international programmes and qualifications and how the

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Cambridge MP praises “amazing” Triangle project

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner praised Cambridge Assessment for “an amazing project” when he visited the site of the new Triangle headquarters on(Friday 24 February. Daniel took a tour of the site hosted by Group Chief Executive Simon Lebus, Group Construction and Property Director Rob Smart and Neil Pixsley, Project Director of Bouygues UK, the main

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