Client | Blackburn College
EA & QS | Pearson Fraser
Architect | Buttress Fuller Alsop Williams
Structural Engineer | Romboll Whitbybird
Start on site | May 2008
Completion | September 2009
Blackburn HE Facility College
Design and the construction of a city centre five storey steel framed higher education centre to accommodate 7343m2 of specialist teaching space incorporating a Learning Resource Centre, refectory and servery, lecture theatre, administration space, IT and general teaching classrooms all constructed to achieve a BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating. The steel frame structure is clad with blue facing brick, contrasting with render with projecting coloured brise solaire fins. The main elevation to Barbara Castle way has copper cladding to the upper levels.