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OFFSITE CONSTRUCTION AWARDS 2018

EDUCATION PROJECT OF THE YEAR WINNER

CATEGORY SPONSOR

The Global Academy in London isEDUCATION the Advanced offsite technology allowed HEALTHCARE INTERNATIONAL OFFS first University Technical College to the project to meet a challenging PROJECT OF THE YEAR PROJECT OF THE YEAR PROJECT OF THE YE

be built offsite and one of the most energy-efficient modular buildings of this scale ever constructed in the UK. Designed, engineered and constructed by Portakabin with design partners Surface to Air - this state-ofthe-art hybrid modular building has not only challenged the perception of offsite construction but also created a visionary new academy with unique broadcast and digital media facilities. The Global Academy’s futuristic design creates an inspiring environment for learning. The spectacular roof-lit central atrium provides a dynamic focal point, as does the sculptural ‘crissBEST USE OF CONCRETE BEST USE cross’ feature staircase. A high level of natural light is achieved through the significant number of glazed walls to the classrooms.

PORTAKABIN GLOBAL ACADEMY, LONDON

programme on an exceptionally constrained site. There are extensive studio facilities for media broadcasting, flexible teaching spaces, a café and dining area, and learning zones for student interaction. The academy opened to students less than 12 months after the start onsite. This technically-complex building was designed to deliver a demanding acoustic specification, with triple glazing and specially-engineered air conditioning. Engineered and built by Portakabin and designed with architects Surface to Air, the 8,700m2 space has a forward-thinking design OF STEEL BEST USE OF TIMBE which reflects the creative ethos of the new college. The new building is on the site of the Old Vinyl Factory, once the EMI headquarters.

CONFERENCE | EXHIBITION

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Giancarlo Torpiano - Arup Jonathan Roynon - Buro Happold

PROJECT Kelly Harrison - Heyne Tillett HOUSING Steel John Spittle - Wiehag

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05.07.2018

COMMERCIAL/RETAIL PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Nic Clark - KLH UK Gavin White - Ramboll Kevin Flanagan - PLP Architecture David Lomax - Waugh Thistleton Neil Eaton - Berman Guedes Stretton

BEST USE OF MEP PREFABRICATIO

The Oculus, University of Warwick

Pioneering Engineered Timber

Daniel Kreissig - ZÜBLIN Timber Peter Wilson - Timber Design Initiatives Darren Richards - Cogent Consulting Robert Hairstans - Edinburgh Napier University

Solid Wood Solutions will shine a spotlight on pioneering projects through informative case studies presented by those who conceived and developed the buildings

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that are gaining global attention. This event presents a great opportunity to gain insight and network with those who are shaping the future of the engineered timber industry.

Offsite Magazine - Issue 10 (March/April)  

Offsite Magazine contains the latest news, exemplar case studies, comment, interviews and feature articles from leading lights in the indust...

Offsite Magazine - Issue 10 (March/April)  

Offsite Magazine contains the latest news, exemplar case studies, comment, interviews and feature articles from leading lights in the indust...