Studio E Architects
The amalgamation of two Roman Catholic Schools onto one site has been taken as an opportunity to realise an exemplary design for a low-energy school building. A mixture of structure informs the design; closely tailored to the specific spaces of the brief.
Winner of The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design: Green Good Design Award, 2009
BCSE Inspiring Design: Primary School Award, 2008
Shortlisted RICS National Award for Sustainability, 2008
RICS Award for Sustainability, London – Region, 2008
Shortlisted RIBA Award, 2008
Commended Civic Trust Award, 2008
Highly Commended BCSE Greening the School Award, 2008
Highly Commended BCSE Best Client Team Award, 2008
Green Apple Award, 2007
Service provisions and structure are fully integrated.
The main classrooms are framed in reinforced concrete with in-situ cast surfaces exposed to provide a consistent radiant background. Centrally placed stacks drive natural ventilation throughout the building.