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FITZWILLIAM COLLEGE, GATEHOUSE AND AUDITORIUM Allies and Morrison Client: Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge The court gives the college new frontage. It provides 40 en-suite student rooms, seminar rooms and offices. The new auditorium has been praised for its acoustics.
£8.2 million. 2,975m
COURTYARD BUILDING, FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM John Miller + Partners Client: Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge Handled with clinical precision, this is the insertion of a doubleheight atrium, bookshop, café and galleries into a Grade I-listed building.
The building reorganises spaces with ingenuity.
£10 million. 5,300m
HEADQUARTERS OF THE CAMBRIDGE FEDERATION OF WOMEN'S INSTITUTES ellismiller Client: Cambridge Federation of Women's Institutes Built in the footprint of a pig-farrowing shed, and to a low budget, the architect has achieved a building that delights and functions extremely well.
It is ingenious in almost every detail and has been lovingly considered.