The new Post 16 building and conference centre provides 6 teaching spaces, a common room, independent study area and staff rooms. The landscape design provides an amphitheater for external performance and seating.
The building was built using cross laminated timber panels with a brick outer skin. Kalwall translucent panels provide an insulated wall of diffused natural light by day and is lit with colour change LEDs by night.
Embodied carbon within the timber construction: -350 tonnes CO2e
LABC Building Excellence Awards 2009: Shortlisted for two awards Best Educational Building and Best Sustainable Project.
Brick Development Association Awards 2008: Shortlisted Sustainability Award.
Location: Milton Keynes.