ECE Architecture was selected by Bouygues form part of their design team to deliver a new Graduate Centre designed by Wilkinson Eyre.
This new building for Queen Mary University of London comprises:
- 200 seat lecture theatre with class curtain walling
- Reading and common rooms within a floating glass box on top floor
- Dedicated graduate study areas
- Large café and foyer
- Student services
- Seminar rooms
- Academic offices
- Computer laboratories
- Roof top terrace
- Landscaped quadrangle and courtyard
Acting as Executive Architect, ECE ensured that the highest design standards were maintained while working within the constraints associated with the highly-urbanised site in Central London.
ECE were able to overcome various detailed design challenges such as using the specific brick which used non-standard dimensions. A brick slip system for all brick soffits was utilised to seamlessly transition between vertical and horizontal planes.Share this