Location Durham, UK
Services Building services, civil and structural engineering and planning
Sector Education, Infrastructure
Client Durham University
Architect Howarth Litchfield Partnership
Imagery © Craig Auckland/Fotohaus
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This project was carried out on a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where most of the buildings are listed and where new archaeological discoveries can be anticipated. Cundall undertook a feasibility study to determine the best way of establishing a new boiler plant to serve the buildings around The Palace Green.
The installation work was phased over three summers to minimise disruption to the students and staff of the university. The design works included:
Overall, the project has been a huge success, providing efficient heating / hot water systems, yet leaving no sign of works on this world heritage site.
The Baddiley-Clark Building, a new building for Newcastle University's Faculty of Medical Sciences, which brings together a critical mass of world-leading bacterial cell biologists and provides them with state-of-the-art facilities in which to push the boundaries of research and knowledge.
The Earth and Environment School was designed to meet the departments need for world class teaching and research. The project involved the complete refurbishment of the existing building and the addition of a four-storey wing which was designed to minimise carbon and waste.
The Mary Seacole Building takes pride as the ‘Eastern Gateway’ to the Uxbridge Campus of Brunel University.
Cundall's engineering consultancy services cover the entire life cycle of any building project. Clients find our ‘total solutions’ approach saves them time, money and effort.
We will add value to your project by opening our minds, exchanging ideas and thinking creatively.
Cundall's expertise extends to all major markets, so we have a deep understanding of the specific issues, constraints and opportunities facing our clients' market sectors.
Our team of creative engineers draw on our accumulated knowledge to devise the best possible solutions for your project in a fully integrated and cost-effective way.
Established in the UK 40 years ago, Cundall has developed into an international multi-disciplinary consultancy operating from over 20 locations across the globe.