Ivor Crewe Lecture Theatre, University of Essex Building, Project, Photo, Design, Image

Ivor Crewe Lecture Theatre : University of Essex

Colchester Building Development, England, UK – design by Patel Taylor Architects

University of Essex Lecture Theatre

Location: Ivor Crewe Lecture Theatre, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex
Date built: 2006
Design: Patel Taylor Architects

Ivor Crewe Lecture Theatre University of Essex Building
images from ArcelorMittal

Material : Ugibright, by ArcelorMittal

Elliptical drum clad in stainless steel criticsed by The Prince of Wales in Feb 2008 as looking like a “dustbin”.

Approximate building construction cost: £6m

The building was nominated for a Civic Trust Award in 2008.

Ivor Crewe was appointed Knight Bachelor in the 2006 New Year Honours.

In July 2008, Crewe succeeded Lord Butler of Brockwell as Master of University College, Oxford. In 2013 Crewe and King published The Blunders of our Governments, a study of major failures of public policy in modern Britain.

Named in his honour this lecture hall at the University of Essex, was completed in 2006.

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