Fraser Brown MacKenna has been granted planning permission for a new classroom block at Carshalton Boys Sports College, in London.
The £1.25 million, single-storey scheme will replace an existing temporary building by providing eight new classrooms, alongside staff facilities.
The new building will be clad in mesh, with a combination of solid and perforated cor-ten steel and aluminium panels.
The cor-ten panels are perforated to protect the south east façade from excessive solar gains. It also provides a secondary safety function, protecting the building from the adjoining playground and basketball courts.
Architects: Fraser Brown MacKenna Architects
Type of project: New Mathematics Classroom Suite
Client: Carshalton Boys Sports College
Funding: Academy Capital Maintenance Fund Grant
Tender date: September 2012
Start on site date: January 2013
Contract duration: 29 weeks
Gross internal floor area: 850m2
Form of contract and/or procurement: JCT Design & Build
Total cost: £1.25million
Quantity surveyor: Burnley Wilson Fish
Planning supervisor: Burnley Wilson Fish
Annual CO2 emissions: 13.7 tonnes CO2 per annum
Subscribe to AJ for £3 per week
Subscribe today and receive 47 issues of the magazine, 12 issues of AJ Specification and full access to TheAJ.co.uk and the AJ Buildings Library
Are you a student?
Students can subscribe to the AJ for £8 per month or £1.60 per week! Click here to start receiving the most recommended magazine for architecture students