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Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College

Facts

Location Client Cost Completion Awards
Birmingham, UK Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College £50m 2008 3

Project details

Three storey crescent of teaching accommodation facing out to a busy main road and creating a sheltered semi-circular courtyard to the east.

Offers community facilities including a library, sports centre and adult learning centre.

Natural light predominates, with glazed walls to the courtyards, double-height spaces and atrium lightwells.

Brief

  • new further education college on a brownfield site
  • provide rich learning environment

Results

  • BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating
  • an outstanding project which has been welcomed hugely by the students and staff alike
  • awards: RIBA Award 2009, RIBA/LSC Further Education Building Design Excellence Award 2009, Prime Minister's Award for Better Public Building 2009

Integrated services

c&s engineering, acoustics