Wates House by Hawkins\Brown

Wates House

Wates HouseThe Bartlett School of Architecture is one of the best in the world, and we are working with them to provide them with the facilities they deserve.
Wates HouseWates House is a tired and uninspiring building.  However this has never prevented the Bartlett consistently providing the highest quality teaching and research.
Wates HouseThe School, however, has become a victim of its own success, and coupled with the poor condition of the building, is now in chronic need of additional and improved space specifically adapted to its unique pedagogy.
Wates HouseProposals will include an extension to provide enhanced foyer and café space, exhibition space, state of the art workshop facilities and full internal remodelling to provide a variety of teaching and research spaces including seminar rooms, studios, crit spaces, computer clusters and a library together with academic and administrative offices.
Wates HouseAs part of this project UCL Estates and the Bartlett will be relocated in to temporary facilities on Hampstead Road whilst the main works to Wates House are undertaken.
Wates HouseFor the two academic years starting September 2014 The Bartlett School of Architecture will relocate to a temporary home on Hampstead Road, also designed by Hawkins\Brown.
Wates HouseSubject to planning approval from the London Borough of Camden, the project is expected to start on site before the end of the year.
Wates HouseLocation: Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London, UK
Architects: Hawkins\Brown
Landscape Consultants: Deloitte Real Estate
Structural Engineer: Curtins
M&E Consultant: Buro Happold
Quantity Surveyor: Aecom
Planning Supervisor: Turner & Townsend
Area: 8500.0 sqm
Value: £20m
End Project: 2016
Client: University College London
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