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Building Category Sponsored by:
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Building category
(Education)
Submitted for award by
Morgan Sindall
Owner
Manchester Metropolitan
University
Architect
FCB Studios
Consulting Engineer
ARUP
Main Contractor
Morgan Sindall
Concrete
Hanson Concrete
Specialist Subcontractor
Northfield Construction
Concrete Specialist
David Bennett Associates
Post-tensioning
CCL
Reinforcement
North West Steel
Design formliners for columns Reckli
Submitted for award by
Nicholas Hare Architects LLP
Owner
St Paul’s School
Architect
Nicholas Hare Architects LLP
Consulting Engineer
Arup
Quantity Surveyor
E C Harris
Landscape Architect
Grant Associates
Architect and Access Consultant Access=Design
Main Contractor
Mace
Specialist Subcontractor
Atlantic Contracts
Precast
Techcrete (UK)
Gardiner & Theobald
Project Manager
Manchester MetropolitanUniversity,
School of Art & Design
St Paul’s School Science Building,
London
TheMMUArt &Design faculty provides
dedicated studio, gallery, workshopand
learning spaces fromawide rangeof art,
design andmediadisciplines. Theheart
of thebuilding is the exposed concrete
frame.Thedecision touse a concrete
structureduring the feasibility stagewas
borneout of theneed for robustness,
flexibility of use and thermalmass
considerations.
The four-storey sciencebuilding creates
a newcourtyardandmainentrance toSt
Paul’s school. Providing18 state-of-the-
art teaching laboratories anddesigned
to create a robust legacy for future
generations, both insitu andprecast
concretehavebeenusedextensively for
the structural frame, as an architectural
finish internally andexternally and for
thermalmass .
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