25 Jan '14, 8am

The #UniversityofLeicester’s planned Centre for Medicine will be built to #Passivhaus standards

The new facility will cover 12,836 square metres, it will provide teaching rooms, offices, lecture theatres, dry lab research facilities and support spaces to more than 2,350 staff and students. When complete in 2015, the Centre for Medicine will be the largest Passivhaus standard non residential project ever constructed. It will provide a hub for leading medical academics at the University, bringing together cutting-edge medical research and education for the first time under one roof. The Centre will be built by Willmott Dixon, previously appointed by the London Borough of Camden to build a 53 home development that was then the UK’s largest residential Passivhaus scheme. Now the company will work with Associated Architects to deliver the largest non-residential building by floor area to meet the Passivhaus criteria with a super-insulated shell that requires little or no ...

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