Loughborough Design School, Leicestershire Building

Loughborough Design School Building, Leicestershire Architecture, Architect

Loughborough Design School, England : Leicestershire Building

Loughborough Building, central England, UK – design by Burwell Deakins Architects

29 Jun 2012

Loughborough Design School, Loughborough

Design: Burwell Deakins Architects

RIBA Awards 2012 Citation:

Loughborough Design School

This is a 7,920 square metre building comprising teaching spaces, research laboratories, workshops, computer suites, offices and cafe, and is located within the existing university campus. It is a deep plan building on a roughly triangular footprint.

Environmentally the inclusion of chimneys within the heart of the deep plan has helped the building to achieve a BREEAM Excellent rating. Structurally, the choice of concrete works well, offering both a robust and beautiful quality of finish to the interior spaces.

Overall what impresses is the quality of natural daylight, the ease of circulation through the building, the integration of a simple but sophisticated approach to servicing and the overall quality of materials and attention to detail – all on a quite modest budget.

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photographs : Hufton+Crow

Loughborough Design School – RIBA Awards winner, 2012

Loughborough Design School – Building Information

Location: Towers Way, Loughborough, Leicestershire
Architect: Burwell Deakins Architects
Client: Loughborough University
Contractor: Shepherd Construction Ltd
Structural Engineer: Price & Myers
Services Engineer: Hoare Lea
Contract Value: £14.5m
Date of completion: Sep 2011
Gross internal area: 7,921 sqm

Chair of Jury: Charlie Hussey
Regional representative: Mark Jermy
Lay assessor: Peter Wilson

Loughborough Design School images / information from RIBA

Address: Loughborough Design School, Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU

Contact Loughborough Design School: 01509 226925


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