The Knowledge Transfer Centre is among several research buildings developed by the University of Sheffield and designed by Bond Bryan architects. The complex is a stunning exemplar for highly insulating Kalwall which is used as wall cladding on all the buildings, diffusing natural daylight and providing well-lit working environments. The emphasis on BREEAM Excellent ratings, low running costs and carbon neutrality is well described in Buro Happold’s report about the projects and the architects have noted that Kalwall has helped to achieve enhanced ‘U’-values and solar control. Kalwall has also been the component to provide a campus feel to the site, not least of all because the buildings all glow in the evening. READ MORE >>
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