The new central London home of the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture provides facilities for 1,000 staff and students and is the first major project to be completed in the university’s programme to upgrade its Bloomsbury campus. The building at 22 Gordon Street, which has undergone extensive renewal, will enable the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture to deliver innovative new programmes for students as well as providing a large exhibition space which will be open to the public.
The refurbishment, designed by Hawkins\Brown, doubles the space available in a modern, light-filled building built on the structural concrete frame of its predecessor.
“A large number of the Hawkins\Brown team are alumni of the Bartlett and have fond memories of the old Wates House. This was a challenging and hugely rewarding project which has created a building that not only provides a rich mix of academic spaces, but is also better integrated to its environment and welcoming to the public,” said Euan Macdonald, partner at Hawkins\Brown.
The tour is open to Architecture Foundation Members and will be led by Euan Macdonald.
Location: The Bartlett School of Architecture, London
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