HEADINGTON SCHOOL LIBRARY - EXPLODED ISOMETRIC VIEW The model below was prepared to support our entry in an international design competition. The idea is to separate structure, services and enclosure so the full working of the building can be appreciated, although most are hidden from view. #education #Oxford
HEADINGTON SCHOOL OXFORD Following a successful pre-construction and tender phase works have now begun on site to expand Headington School’s 6th form centre. The ground works and internal strip out have now begun with the steel frame due to be on site within the next month.
Beard Oxford are the main contractors and UK Glass are supplying the frameless glazing, brise soleil and sliding external louvres.
Accoya wood has been chosen for the brise soleil and louvres due to it
PEKING UNIVERSITY HSBC BUSINESS SCHOOL (PHBS-UK) - BOARS HILL OXFORD After an intense and extended pre-application process, Peking University’s masterplan and major project has been submitted to the Vale of White Horse District Council.
In summary, the project includes 91 en suite bedrooms, a 196 seat subterranean lecture theatre, dining hall, gym, teaching spaces and a café and wc with public access.
Additional, the application includes significant improvements to the st
PEKING UNIVERSITY HSBC BUSINESS SCHOOL (PHBS-UK) - BOARS HILL OXFORD On a recent trip to Beijing HRH The Duke of York learned of Peking University’s new UK campus, and with just a few weeks notice a date was set for a visit. Frantic preparation ensued, and we were asked to put together a small exhibition outlining the university’s plans for the future.
In the photograph, Anthony is explaining the intention to reinstate the lake/tower vista, the cross axis of our masterplan.
HEADINGTON SCHOOL, OXFORD Following the success of our award winning library and reading room, we have now received planning permission to extend the school’s 6th form centre. A glass box, similar in style to the library extension is proposed as part of a new facelift. The scheme increases the footprint and creates a large open plan work area in the existing building with a dramatic lounge area in the glass extension.As time is of the essence, we are now looking for contracto
PEKING UNIVERSITY HSBC BUSINESS SCHOOL (PHBS-UK) - BOARS HILL OXFORD With listed building consent now in place, Oxford contractor Kingerlee have commenced construction of the first phase of our masterplan for Peking University on Boars Hill. This includes the relocation of the entrance and reception, refurbishment of the main hall and a structural glass enclosure over an inner courtyard.
The hall refurbishment includes some restoration work, new lighting and replacement win
The School Library Association (SLA) have awarded our Headington School Library project joint first prize in their annual school library awards. The awards assess operation and environment, and our library scored highly on both fronts. The judges were particularly impressed with the seamless connection beginning with the 100 year old gym, then through the glass reading room and towards the historic quad. They described the experience as 'therapeutic' and noted the students en
1 MORETON ROAD, OXFORD Our US client Williams College runs exchange programmes with Exeter College in Oxford. 1 Moreton Road is the family residence for the project director, a two year post held by academic staff from the US. This spring the exterior of 1 Moreton Rd will receive some TLC. This will included building fabric maintenance and new hard landscaping. Last summer the house received a new kitchen and prior to that new bathrooms and floor finishes. This will be our f