Abingdon School

Project Description

This extension provides a new sixth form and arts and library building to a private school in Oxford. Designed within a conservation area and with key historic and listed buildings, we have continued the red brick and stone facades of the existing buildings and introduced a repeating profile of pitched roofs. The existing mature trees have also been incorporated, influencing the massing of the building and providing shade.

Our off-site, manufactured CLT solution addressed the tight programme and the landlocked site and the design provides a rational, flexible and adaptable solution – a sort of kit of parts for a live, sensitive site.

Client – Abingdon School, Oxford
Status – Invited competition March 2016
Gross internal floor area – 2,540sqm
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