Brentwood School, Essex Education Building, Architect, Victorian Vicarage Property

Brentwood School Sixth Form Centre & Assembly Hall

Education Building in Essex, south east England design by Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture, UK

29 Jun 2012

Design: Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture

RIBA Awards 2012 Citation:

Brentwood School Sixth Form Centre & Assembly Hall Building

Three buildings celebrate the spirit of education, unfolding as a sequence of spaces for learning, socializing, and gathering: a new Sixth Form block, a remodelled Victorian vicarage, and a new assembly block which links to a sequence of other smaller external social areas.

Brentwood School Sixth Form Centre & Assembly Hall
photograph : Paul Riddle

Brentwood School Sixth Form Centre & Assembly Hall, Essex

Admirable innovations include internal thermal chimneys in every classroom, natural ventilation panels next to windows, and pre-cast concrete panels used as formwork for the cast-in-situ concrete.

Brentwood School Building Essex
photograph : Paul Riddle

Drawing inspiration from the existing Victorian vicarage, the new design is

expressed in a language that is both contextual and contemporary. The sculpting of the roofs creates non-standard, domestic-scaled classrooms filled with natural light, reminiscent of the gabled roofs of the Victorian vicarage yet with an added measure of playfulness.

Brentwood School Sixth Form Centre Brentwood School Sixth Form Centre
pictures : Paul Riddle

Brentwood School – RIBA Awards winner, 2012

Brentwood School Sixth Form Centre & Assembly Hall, Essex – Building Information

Location: Brentwood School 6th Form & Assembly Hall, Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex
Architect: Cottrell & Vermeulen Architecture
Client: Brentwood School
Structural Engineer: Engineers Haskins Robinson Waters
Services Engineer: Max Fordham
Contractor: Hutton Construction
Contract Value: confidential
Date of completion: Jul 2011
Gross internal area: 2,375 sqm

Chair of Jury: Anna Liu
Regional representative: Roger Shrimplin
Lay assessor: Matt Jones

Brentwood School Sixth Form Centre & Assembly Hall images / information from RIBA

Cottrell Vermeulen Architecture

Location: Brentwood School, Ingrave Road, Brentwood, Essex, England, UK

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