Sector: Education

Bath Studio School

Project Description

A £2.1m new build and refurbishment studio school project at Odd Down, Bath. The building was completed in September 2014

Main contractor Kier built the school to design by Aedas Architects, SDS and Mott McDonald

The school has been designed to mirror real work places and specialise in vocational training in creative media, journalism, broadcasting, business and IT

The Bath Studio Trust in partnership with the Education Funding Agency and The Department of Education developed the project in collaboration with local schools and employers

Work included a main hall and specialist media and design classrooms for 14-19 year olds

One of the 13 Studio Schools across the country to be given the go-ahead by the Department of Education. Equipping the next generation with vocational and life skills learnt in real work environments

Project Involvement

Developed mechanical & electrical performance specifications

Work encompassed designs for graphics suite, innovation suite, wet science, science break-out, and new modular buildings

Project Benefits

New low energy extension to existing special school with lab facilities and open learning for mixed curriculum working on live site and delivered under the Scape framework

Provided guidance to the collaborative design team on options for delivering the building energy strategy for compliance with Building Regulations

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