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Launchpad

Facts

Location Client Cost Size Completion
Falmouth, UK Falmouth University £6m 1680m2 Oct 2018

Project details

Launchpad is the second phase of The Academy for Innovation and Research (AIR) and provides space for start-up companies to stimulate economic growth in the region. Sited in a prominent position above the approach road to the campus, Launchpad continues the architectural theme of AIR and offers spectacular views across the Cornish countryside.

BDP have shown a great understanding of our needs as a client. They have responded to a fast moving brief with an innovative and flexible design solution which will enable the Launchpad to grow and fulfil it’s exciting potential as an industry-leading initiative.

Ken Johnson, Director of Estates, Falmouth University

Brief

  • Create a connection to the AIR building
  • An innovative and inspirational and welcoming space
  • Flexible accommodation

Results

  • BREEAM Excellent
  • Stimulating studio with exhibition space, boardroom facilities and break out space
  • Landmark building for Falmouth University

Integrated services

architect, civil & structural engineer, landscape architect, acoustic consultant

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