Low Energy Multi-Use Learning Building 

Details 

Sector: 
Education 
Typology: 
Primary School 

MMC Categories 

Cat 2: 
Pre-manufactured 2D structural 
Cat 3: 
Pre-manufactured components 
Cat 6: 
Building Product Improvements 

Challenge 

The school developed a design with a local architect that proved unaffordable an inspired solution was required for a sustainable and environmentally friendly building within the available budget. 
An ultra low energy solution was also needed to avoid a gas supply and upgrading the electric system. 
The solution had to maintain the design intent to deliver a building comprising two Flexible Learning Spaces, Changing Areas & Toilet Facilities. 

Solution 

Built in an unused area of the site with a mound excavated and piled foundations required to support the structure. A retaining wall was also required to support the land around the building. 
A hybrid structure to achieve the ā€˜Lā€™ shaped design with a shallow mono pitched roof to each wing & a central raised flat roof over the entrance. 
Delivery strategy with access via a 3 metre gate shared with the school nursery. 
LED lighting and Heat Pump technology for heating and cooling, innovative electric radiatiors and water heating. 
The external walls consists of 3 horizontal bands of rainscreen cladding in two contrasting colours and the entrance area is finished with a white render. 
 
 
 

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