Call: 01473 272222          
   Email: owl@barnesconstruction.co.uk

Kavli Institute For Cosmology, Cambridge

THE PROJECT COMPRISED OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF A TWO STOREY KAVLI INSITUTE FOR COSMOLOGY STUDY CENTRE BUILDING WITHIN THE GROUNDS OF THE INSTITUTE FOR ASTRONOMY. THE SECOND PHASE OF THE PROJECT COMPRISED OF ALTERATION WORKS TO THE EXISTING LISTED SOLAR PHYSICS BUILDING

The new two storey building was constructed using a reinforced concrete frame structure incorporating circular column detailing. The roof was formed using a glulam beam and rafter structure with a stainless steel standing seam roof finish. The external building envelope was formed with a combination of facing brickwork, aluminium faced timber windows, curtain walling and brise soleil.

Internally, the building was finished to a high standard with the use of high quality materials

Key features of the project were:-

  • Project undertaken adjacent to occupied study buildings
  • Deep base type¬†foundations with ground beams
  • Two storey concrete frame structure
  • Vertical ground source heat pump installation
  • Rainwater harvesting installation
  • BREEAM 'Excellent' Accreditation achieved
  • Two Stage Design and Construct Procurement
  • Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge
  • Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge
  • Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge
  • Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge
Client:
University of Cambridge
Duration:
60
Completion Date:
September 2009

Want to know more

If you are interested in how we can work with you please do get in touch.
owl@barnesconstruction.co.uk

Contact Us

6 Bermuda Road
Ransomes Europark
Ipswich
Suffolk
IP3 9RU

Twitter

Accreditations

NHBC Logo CHAS Logo CIOB Logo Exor Logo Construction Online Logo NFB Logo BSI Logo TFG Logo
Copyright © 2017 - 2018 Barnes Construction   |   All Rights Reserved   |   Web design agency - Integrated Ideas