This three-form entry primary school uses cross laminated timber to create a flexible learning environment, built to impressive sustainability standards. Prioritising wellbeing and adaptability through the creation of fluid, multiuse spaces, the design by dRMM emphasises the social and environmental benefits of timber from start to finish.
From the architects’ sketches through to the structural engineers’ solutions and the fabrication, and installation of engineered timber components, Magdalene College Library stands testament to the beauty, versatility, and sustainability of timber, and the rich collaboration of the team behind it.
Standing prominently in Nottingham University's innovation park, the GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Carbon Neutral Laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry was designed as an exemplar of sustainability in design, construction and materials.
Architect Studio Weave were asked to find an imaginative solution for the new classrooms at Belvue School, linking them to the nearby woodland and providing a rich and stimulating learning environment. Their design uses timber for both construction and lining of the two classrooms, reflecting the woodland context and imbuing...
Zaha Hadid Architects has designed a new building for St Antony's College, Oxford, a beautifully crafted structure with a sinuous, shimmering stainless steel façade, positioned with great care alongside its period neighbours.
Sunbeams Music Centre is a unique building with a powerful story at its heart. It is dedicated to helping children with special needs, some of them desperately disabled, and improving their health and wellbeing through the power of music.
This independent day school has been transformed by an extension to the ground floor - adding a new dining hall, kitchen, and entrance - as well as a new top floor of exposed glulam and CLT, providing space for the sixth form centre. Although mass timber was chosen for its...