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BEST COMMERCIAL PROJECT HIGHLY COMMENDED

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BEST COMMERCIAL PROJECT Company: Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Project: Alconbury Weald Club

COMMERCIAL PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Located on a former airfield site which will be redeveloped over the next 25 years, the Alconbury Club acts as a welcoming hub for the emerging community of Alconbury Weald. The brief was to create a 1100 m2 flexible mixed use building, dedicating more than half of its area to community facilities including an events space, a gym and a café/bar with various breakout space options, with the remainder of the space for the developer’s own offices and facilities within the building. The building’s structure is CLT, using a system of 4.5 to 6m wide structural bays. Columns and beams have a constant width, and deeper beams allow for greater void space as required, as in the hall and gym spaces. The Club was built in a single 26-week phase. The Club’s budget constraints were driven largely by lessons learned: the

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choice of materials was broadly in line with the Incubator building but sought to build and improve on what had been achieved there. While fully compliant mechanical mode ventilation had to be adopted, improvements to visible service fittings and finishes could be made. The Club provides a new amenity hub at an early stage in the delivery of the masterplan, ensuring good leisure, health and community facilities for the developing community in a flexible, inclusive and welcoming building.

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