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Astudio completes St Paul’s Way school

[First look + plans] Astudio has taken the wraps off its St Paul’s Way Trust School project in Bow, east London

The £36 million scheme is described as a ‘grand-scale civic facility’ by the practice.

Peter Froehlich, Project Architect at Astudio, explained: ‘Our aim was to create a school with a sense of openness, a real “public” building which becomes an integral part of the community.’

The 12,000m² BSF project features a ground floor library, sports complex and theatre with the classrooms situated on the upper levels.

Large sliding doors allow the school’s larger spaces to be rearranged to suit different teaching styles.

The building is BREEAM excellent rated and has an expected annual consumption of 22kgCO2 m².

Tower Hamlets mayor Mayor Rahman said: ‘[This] 21st century building sets the bar for the teaching facilities of the future.

‘[This] new building means that St Paul’s Way Trust School boasts some of the best learning facilities in the country.

Khudeja Kobir, a 16 year-old student at the school, added: ‘The school is phenomenal, it’s a beautiful building. It’s helped to improve student’s behaviour and attitudes towards learning.’



Astudio's St Paul’s Way Trust School project in Bow, east London

Astudio’s St Paul’s Way Trust School project in Bow, east London

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