RIBA AWARDS - EAST MIDLANDS
Jury chair - Simon Henley Lay assessor - Linda Payne Regional representative - Hannah Minton
PORTLAND COLLEGE NEW LEARNING CENTRE, MANSFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE Architect: Patel Taylor www. pateltaylor. co. uk Client: Portland College This centre was designed for people with varying disabilities and its use ranges from retraining people injured in accidents to helping the post-secondary education of profoundly disabled young adults.
A double-height reception area and two linear wings, with gently undulating wayfinding walls, help to increase legibility.
Contract value: £2.4 million