Set in the context of Henry T Hare's 1908 university buildings, the psychology building was required by planning to have a 45degrees pitched and slated roof.The three storeys and basement are constructed of concrete columns at 6m centres supporting concrete floors with exposed soffits as ceilings - and a truss roof structure resting on 152 x 152mm steel beams. The three upper floors consist of cellular lecturers' rooms on each side of a central corridor.
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