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Building Category Sponsored by:
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University of East London
– New Stratford Library
Submitted for award by
University of East London
Owner
University of East London
Architect
Hopkins Architects LLP
Consulting Engineer
Expedition
Service Engineers
AECOM
Main Contractor
Volker Fitzpatrick
Specialist Subcontractor
Whelan & Grant
Mechanical services
Imtech Aqua
Concrete
Hanson Premix
The 4,200m
2
NewStratford Library
incorporates a spiral staircase, internal
bamboogarden andatrium. It exploits
the exposed concrete andnatural timber
materials to create anenvironment
that is both tranquil andbeautiful.The
buildingpresents awell considereduseof
concretewith respect toenvironmental
performance, acoustic, structure, building
construction andaesthetics.
Building category
(Education)
Submitted for award by
Bouygues UK
Owner
Uliving@Essex
Architect
Lewis & Hickey Architects
Structural Consultant
MLM Consulting Engineers
Main Contractor
Bouygues UK
Specialist Subcontractor
Miller Piling
Concrete
Brett
Concrete
Hanson
Reinforcement
Express Reinforcement
Precast
Milbank Concrete Products
Equipment
Kier
Equipment
Bouygues UK Plant &
Equipment Department
University of Essex -The Meadows,
Colchester
‘TheMeadows’will provide 648new
student bedrooms for EssexUniversity,
Colchester. Thedevelopment includes a
two-storeypavilionwith social facilities,
launderette, retail units. The in-situ
concrete cluster blocks, range fromfour
to seven storeys high.The key factor in
this development is theplanning focus
tomaintain speedof construction yet
maintainquality.
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