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Client:Cirencester College
Architect:Roberts Limbrick Architects
Contractor:E G Carter
Construction value:£5m
Embodied carbon A1-A5 (structural):330 kgCO2e/m²

T Level building, Cirencester College


Our second project for Cirencester College. A new accessible building to accommodate the needs of students undertaking T levels. Learning in these subjects requires a blend of workshop, group, auditorium seating and traditional classroom space. Teaching spaces are large and more varied, including breakout areas, specialist equipment, semi-supervised study spaces and venues for presentations, employer events and collaborative working. The building is fully accessible. The structure is a steel frame with composite metal deck and concrete floor slabs. This design maximises flexibility, as it facilitates a relatively large column grid, is light weight thus reducing foundation loads and steel can be recycled at the end of life. A blue roof was specified for attenuation to avoid any digging of attenuation tanks.