Austin-Smith:Lord recently undertook the role of executive architect in the development of a new BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ 472-pupil combined nursery and primary Welsh medium school in the Furnace area of Llanelli.
Plymouth School of Creative Arts was founded by Plymouth College of Art in 2013 as a radical new kind of mainstream city centre all-through free school that, together with the college, is establishing a progressive continuum of creative learning and practice from age three to…
The recently-opened £18m Goresbrook School in Dagenham provides compelling evidence of how off-site construction has truly established itself as the smarter choice for education projects large and small, according to Orla Corr, Executive Chairperson of The McAvoy Group.
Public Sector Build Journal catches up with Nick Hilton (MCIOB), Morgan Sindall’s Senior Projects Manager, who tells the story of how he and his team delivered the GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry for The University of Nottingham.
Stewart Milne Timber Systems, the UK’s leading timber systems designer and manufacturer, has provided the timber solutions for a £3.6m school development in Swindon, alongside architect firm, Cullinan Studio.
Steve Newell, General Manager at the Portakabin Group, looks at how an off-site solution has helped the University of Cumbria to expand facilities in two phases, to meet the growing demand from students for STEM subjects.
Off-site construction specialist, the Portakabin Group, has handed over the first new school in the £28 million Surrey and Kent batch of the Priority School Building Programme. The £5.6 million building for Pyrford Primary School near Woking was successfully delivered on time and on budget.
An impressive development for Highgate School has been handed over in time for the start of the new academic year. The inspired scheme by architect firm, Architype, pays homage to the school’s passion and long-term commitment to achieving excellence in education.
There is evidence that limiting indoor air temperature in classrooms below current levels and increasing ventilation rates may improve cognitive performance. Hywel Davies outlines recent developments in environmental design of classrooms ahead of a presentation on the subject at the CIBSE conference in November.
University estates continue to expand while the demands of students and parents are rising alongside tuition fees. Nick Gregory, Director at CPMG Architects, discusses the increasingly common investment in “place making” and how creating a community can benefit both the university and the student experience.