WilkinsonEyre completes a modular village for the Dyson Institute of Engineering and Technology

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Architects
WilkinsonEyre. Executive architect.- WilkinsonEyre
Collaborators
Structural engineer of the Roundhouse.- Buro Happold. Structural engineer of the Pods.- Carbon Dynamic/Buro Happold. M&E consultant of the Roundhouse.- Hydrock. M&E consultant of the Pods.- Carbon Dynamic / Hydrock. Quantity Surveyor: Turner and Townsend. Landscape consultant.- Grant Associates. Acoustic consultant.- N/A. Project manager.- Turner and Townsend. CDM coordinator.- Turner and Townsend. Approved building inspector.- JHAI
Client
Dyson
Contractor
Main contractor of the Roundhouse.- Beard. Main contractor of the Pods.- CD
Area
Gross internal floor area.- individual pods 26 m² each. 1,612 m² for all the pods combined. Exact GIA for the roundhouse unknown. Gross (internal + external) floor area.- (both gross external) 1,060 m² for the roundhouse. 200 m² roof terrace. Pods, 32 m² each.
CAD software used
Roundhouse.- Revit
Form of contract or procurement route
Direct appointment on the client side for the pods. D and B for the roundhouse.
Dates
Start on site.- 29 January 2018. Completion.- 16 May 2019

Chris Wilkinson and Jim Eyre. Wilkinson Eyre

Wilkinson Eyre, twice winners of both the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize and the RIBA Lubetkin Prize, is one of the UK’s leading architecture practices. Its portfolio of bold, beautiful, intelligent architecture includes the Guangzhou International Finance Center – one of the tallest buildings in the world; the giant, cooled conservatories for Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, the new Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth and the acclaimed temporary structure of the London 2012 Basketball Arena. Current projects  include the  refurbishment of Sir Giles Gilbert Scott’s Grade II-listed Battersea Power Station, the new medicine galleries for the Science Museum and a resort hotel for Crown in Sydney.

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