0633 - University of Winchester, St Alphege Building
The St.Alphege Building at the University of Winchester forms part of the wider masterplan for King Alfred’s Campus. The new-build, low-energy building provides ten flexible teaching studios, breakout spaces and eight naturally ventilated classrooms. It is interconnected to the adjacent 1970s St Edburga building which has also been extended upwards.
- Fastrack programme of six months from our appointment to start on site
- Steel frame superstructure on spread footings into chalk, with composite beams spanning up to 15m
- Floors consist of 12m span precast planks containing cast-in water pipes, which provide cooling to the exposed thermal mass of the concrete soffits within the naturally ventilated classrooms
- Design of a feature scissor stair in the central atrium
- A BREEAM excellent project
Client: University of WinchesterArchitect: Design Engine Architects