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The Making of Wilkins Terrace


Wilkins Terrace UCL Estates Andrew Grainger

@transformingUCL


Wilkins Terrace Architecture

Matthew Goulcher

@LevittBernstein


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Gower Plac

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Physics Yard UCL Wilkins

Torrington Place

Gordon Street

Gower Street

Totten h a m C ourt R oad

Warren Street station


Physics Build

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Site access road Width: 3450mm

Labs

Labs

Archway height: 3780mm (survey 26100PY-E-01A)

High-level windows

Lightwell

Labs

Lightwell

Views out Light in Loading Bays and Wells Service Route

High-level windows

Wilkins Building Estates OfďŹ ces

Nanotechnology

Existing Refectory Views out Light in Cloister

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Existing Refectory Kitchen

Bloomsbury Theatre


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Top of brick screen lines through with Donaldson Library

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Fourth Facade cill lines through with cill of Wilkins

Cill lines through with cill of Donaldson fanlights


golden section

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golden section

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North East Elevation

South West Elevation

South East Elevation

North West Elevation


Wider facilities management use Kitchen and storage areas

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61.5 degrees summer solstice

Canopy structure

Store seating Upper terrace Physics

Service undercroft

Physics Wall

Key Plan


Pleached Tree Border 4 1

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Section elevation AA facing the Physics Building 1:50 @A3450mm

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Section location plan (nts)

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Key

1100mm

Light well

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Pleached tree planting with ‘flat’ profile to preserve light to existing windows behind

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Canopy structures with climbing vines

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Two-tier espalier trees at low level behind seats

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Existing Physics Building facade with lightwell Planting beds stepping down to paved surface

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Wilkins Terrace Stonework Bernard Burns


Why Stone? WhyPortland Portland Stone?


The Portland Beds

Image Image supplied by Albion supplied by AlbionStone Stone


The Portland Beds

Fancy Beach

Whitbed

Basebed


Visiting the quarry


The landscaping


The fourth facade


The details


Wilkins Terrace Lighting Colin Ball


The Making of Wilkins Terrace  

A presentation on the making of Wilkins Terrace, a milestone project within UCL's Transforming programme, with contributions from UCL Estate...

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