Royal Veterinary College Student Village, Hatfield Building

Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield Student Village, Building, Architect, Student Village

Royal Veterinary College Student Village : Hatfield Building

Hatfield Development, Hertfordshire, south east England, UK – design by HawkinsBrown

29 Jun 2012

Royal Veterinary College Student Village Hatfield

Design: HawkinsBrown

RIBA Awards 2012 Citation:

Royal Veterinary College Student Village

Architecturally the buildings embody the concept of sharing in a variety of ways. They thus celebrate not only economy but the spirit of education, which best derives from spontaneous meetings, interaction, and gathering.

The arrangement of the eight dormitory buildings creates a series of shared vistas and shared green commons across the site, spaced out enough so as not to steal light from each other. Every room has east and west aspects. For every group of six dormitory rooms, there is a shared communal room and kitchenette.

Diverse cladding materials – brick, timber, punched aluminium – are well-detailed and constructed, resulting in visual coherence. Repetition of the same building modules achieves economy without monotony, as each of the courtyards has different orientations and therefore vistas.

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pictures : Tim Crocker

Royal Veterinary College Student Village – RIBA Awards winner, 2012

Royal Veterinary College Student Village – Building Information

Location: Confidential
Architect: HawkinsBrown
Client: Royal Veterinary College
Contractor: Morgan Sindall
Structural Engineer: Elliot Wood Partnership
Services Engineer: Max Fordham
Contract Value: confidential
Date of completion: Jan 2011
Gross internal area: 6,427 sqm

Chair of Jury: Anna Liu
Regional representative: Roger Shrimplin
Lay assessor: Matt Jones

Royal Veterinary College Student Village Hatfield images / information from RIBA

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