Bright Building, University of Bradford
Farrell & Clark Architects Bright Building, University of Bradford
Farrell & Clark are experts in designing and refurbishing educational buildings, and have completed more than 250 complex campus projects for UK universities. In recent years the practice has developed a strong reputation for delivering sustainable buildings 2013 saw the completion of the £5.2 million Bright Building, designed by the practice for the University of Bradford.
The brief was to design a truly unique building to showcase sustainable development and construction at its best, and expand the university’s relationship with the wider community. The building was also envisaged to serve as an educational tool through the expression of sustainable materials, systems, technologies and structure.
The educational facility has been constructed from mostly natural or recycled products. Utilising extremely high levels of insulation, a natural ventilation strategy and a number of low and zero carbon technologies. It is one the most environmentally friendly buildings in the UK and has achieved the highest ever ‘outstanding’ BREEAM rating for a university building, placing it in the top one percent of UK buildings in terms of sustainability and reducing environmental impact.
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