Hermitage Primary School

Client: London Borough of Hillingdon

New build naturally ventilated primary school being constructed over two phases.The building services design utilises ‘Breathing Buildings’ to provide the natural ventilation to the whole of the school.

The structural solution for the school incorporates cross laminate timber frame (CLT) which requires high levels of coordination and liaison with all design disciplines. To assist in this the design team has adopted 3D drawing systems (Revit) and embraced BIM level II.

Duties: Full detail design, including thermal modelling and natural ventilation modelling.

Hazeley Academy Milton Keynes

Client: Hazeley Academy

New build 8 classroom sixth form block with commercial training kitchen and restaurant area, constructed on the existing academy site in Milton Keynes. The focus was to provide a naturally ventilated energy efficient new school building. The project was not built due to lack of funding.

Duties: Full detail design, including thermal modelling and natural ventilation modelling.

Grantham College Building 20

Client: Grantham College

New build arts and IT block with commercial classrooms, exhibition hall and café/restaurant area constructed on the new extended college site. The focus was to provide a naturally ventilated energy efficient new school building. The project is due to start on site shortly.

Duties: Full detail design, including thermal modelling and natural ventilation modelling.

Bluecoat Academy

Architect: Lungfish

Main Contractor: Wates

New build 14 classroom school with hall and servery. Constructed adjacent the existing Beechdale Academy in Bilborough, Nottingham. The school was designed to be a low energy school with natural ventilation strategy, full LED lighting scheme, and solar PV.

Duties: Full detail design, including thermal modelling and natural ventilation modelling.

Boughton Leigh Junior School

Client: Warwickshire County Council

Contractor: Ashe Construction

New 1 classroom and group room junior school extension constructed on the existing Boughton Leigh School site, Warwick. The focus was to provide naturally ventilated spaces in keeping with the existing school buildings.

Duties: Full building services detail design, including thermal modelling and natural ventilation modelling.

Radcliffe Junior School

New build 20 classroom juniors school with performance hall and music suite, constructed on the existing public secondary school site at Radcliffe on the Wreake, Leicestershire. The junior school was designed to be a low energy school with natural ventilation and het pump heating.

Duties: Full detail design, including thermal modelling and natural ventilation modelling.