By opening up the building to promote its special collections to the wider public, Wilkinson Eyre has also addressed the building’s identity and related it more closely to its immediate context by improving its perception and approach.
Following its recent awards the Investcorp Building, Middle East Centre at St Antony’s College, Oxford University is a winner at World Architecture Festival in the Higher Education & Research – Completed Buildings category
An additional three laboratories, three flexible teaching rooms, two offices, two maintenance workshops and generous circulation spaces that double-up as social learning areas. The project is crowned with a feature staircase.
Maggie’s, the charity that provides free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their family and friends, has celebrated the opening of its new purpose built Centre in the grounds of The Churchill Hospital, Oxford.
The architects describe their building thus, a “proposal of a series of shifted discs, pure geometric circles, is developed from the parameters of the site and plot boundaries. The shifting in floors creates overhangs and covered volumes and reflects the principles of the masterplan massing.”
New building photos. Key recent buildings include Ashmolean Museum by Rick Mather Architects and a St. John’s College building by MJP Architects. There is also significant 20th Century Oxford architecture by James Stirling and Danish architect Arne Jacobsen.
Winner of Manchester Architects Awards Building of the Year. The new buildings accommodate 36 study bedrooms, rooms for 3 wardens, 2 common rooms, and an art studio. The residential pavilions are constructed of oak-clad CLT.
Florey Building Oxford proposal by Avanti Architects approved: the Grade II-listed design is a key Modernist building, a rare surviving work of architect James Stirling. The building setting is improved through removal of a car park and enhanced public realm.