[First look + project data + plans] ABW Architects has completed this £14 million student ‘hub’ building for Edge Hill University in Ormskirk, Lancashire
Designed for students and visitors, the 4,900m² building features dining, retail and social learning facilities alongside student union offices.
The project’s copper-clad new build element sits alongside an existing 1930’s building which was refurbished.
According to the Liverpool-based practice, the building was designed to achieve BREEAM Excellent rating and features LED lighting and a solar thermal hot water supply.
Client: Edge Hill University
Architect: ABW Architects Ltd
Contractor: John Turner & Sons Ltd
Renders: Infinite 3D
Contract Value: £14 million (including fit out)
Floor Area: 4,900m²