The Architects’ Journal Buildings Library – the digital database that showcases exemplar architectural projects – has added MJP’s University of Warwick Medical School Clinical Trials Unit.
AJBL is a charged for service but comes free as part of a subscription to the Architects’ Journal.
Warwick CTU on AJBL
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link to Warwick CTU project page
The Warwick CTU was designed to monitor the performance of drug treatments and physical therapies and houses around 75 staff. Planned around a central atrium, the two-storey building makes use of natural ventilation and good levels of daylighting. The CTU achieved BREEAM Excellent status and an ‘A’ Energy Performance Rating. For more on the CTU’s environmental credentials see the case study on the RIBA’s Sustainability Hub.
Warwick CTU on RIBA Sustainability Hub
A bespoke double-glazed, composite timber curtain walling system was developed with the German company Lang Fenster for the CTU and was featured in a cladding special issue of Building Design.
Warwick CTU in Building Design 11 June 2010.