Newton and Arkwright Building, Nottingham Trent University

Newton and Arkwright Building, Nottingham Trent University Building, Architect, Development

Newton and Arkwright Building, Nottingham Trent University

New Architecture in East Midlands, England, UK – design by Hopkins Architects

19 May 2011

Newton and Arkwright Building, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham

Design: Hopkins Architects Partnership

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images : Martine Hamilton Knight

RIBA Award winner, 19 May 2011

The project involves the skilful renovation of two existing historic buildings to create a contemporary university facility. Entry to the ground floor is controlled from four axial points which lead to a top-lit central space between the two buildings making a complex series of spaces easily understandable and accessible. The quality of light offers a pleasant environment for multi-functional break out spaces, relaxation and work areas appropriate to the learning environment. Glazed internal partitions create a sense of transparency and interest in the classroom environment.

The transition between new and old is seamless. The restoration work aimed to re-use as much of the building fabric as possible, exposing ceilings, facades and internal elevations that had been obscured for years.

Newton and Arkwright Buildings Nottingham – Building Information

Title: Newton and Arkwright Buildings, Nottingham Trent University
Location: Goldsmith Street, Nottingham
Architect: Hopkins Architects Partnership
Client: Nottingham Trent University
Contractor: Bowmer & Kirkland
Structural Engineer: ARUP
Services Engineer: ARUP
Contract Value: £90m
Date of completion: Mar 2010
Gross internal area: 31,183 sqm

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