Entrance to Classroom Block

Old Buckenham Hall School

Description

The new 3 storey classroom block, living accommodation on the top floor and multi-use hall providing range of activities from amateur dramatics to cricket practice. This facility also benefited from the underfloor heating, hardwood flooring and acoustic panel ceiling.

  

For both phases a structural steel frame, precast concrete floors and stairs were utilised, with traditional slate to the curved phase 1 roof and zinc to the multi-use hall. Faceted aluminium windows to the clerestory level and aluminium windows and doors to the remaining building was then clad in Siberian Larch.

Location

Brettenham Park, Suffolk. 

Project Manager/Engineer

Castons

Client

Old Buckenham Hall School

Completed

2003 & 2005

Architect

Wincer Kievenaar Partnership

Value

£1.4 million

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