The building is organised as a two storey rendered block, containing the students union and associated facilities, interlocking with a four storey timber clad block, housing teaching and administration space.
The new Performing Arts Centre for Sevenoaks School sits on a beautiful sloping site overlooking Knole Park. It contains a concert hall large enough for a symphony orchestra, choir and an audience of 450, a recital room for 100, and a music school with 23 teaching spaces of various sizes,...
The sports building houses a 4-court multi-use sports hall, flexible activity/dance mezzanine, changing and store facilities and spectator areas. The music school houses 5 new classrooms, 6 practice rooms, staff offices and staff social space as well as a large new performance space.
The latest addition to the University of Kent campus is the Colyer-Fergusson Building, containing a first class concert hall in which timber is used to provide the ideal warmth and acoustic qualities for music performance.
Cowan Court was needed to house Churchill College's growing undergraduate numbers, many of whom had to live offsite. It was also important that the building would centre the students in the campus, would be environmentally sound and fit within its historic surroundings.