21 Jun '13, 11am

@uniofeastanglia's low carbon centre gets green light. Our members @ArchitypeUK & @bdp_com behind the design:

The Enterprise Centre at the University of East Anglia (UEA), designed by UK-GBC members Architype and BDP, as well as Churchman Landscape Architects, also aims to set radical new standards in terms of embodied energy and use of materials from renewable sources. The centre, which will house a mix of academic teaching and enterprise functions, will include a timber and glulam frame, a locally sourced Brettstapel constructed lecture theatre and prefabricated Norfolk straw and reed cladding panels. Ben Humphries, Associate Director from Architype and lead designer for the project, described the building as an “exciting and innovative piece of architecture.” “The building provides the campus with a fantastic new gateway building, and proudly announces the university’s intent to lead the way in low carbon innovation,” he added. The Enterprise Centre aims to open its doors in Ja...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/news/uea%25E2%2580%2599s-low-carbon-...

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