Architecture Technology Teaching and Information Centre (ATTIC) Image 01 & 02
The existing walls of The Architecture Centre (hatched grey) are stripped back to Stone, an opaque glazed Atrium links the new tower to the refurbished building, wrapping around the internal skin of the existing walls.
The new 7 storey tower uses a Concrete frame and houses a Lecture Theatre in the basement, a reception and café/bar on the Ground floor and an architectural studio on 1st – 6th floors.
The circulation space at the front of the tower comprises of frameless high-performance UV reflecting Fritted Glazing, timber stairs and landings, all of which are suspended from the roof on 30º Steel suspension cables.
RNLI Beach POD (RNLI) Image 03 & 04
The roof of the rescue POD aims to imitate the waves coming in from the Sea.
Access is from the raised walkway behind or using the ladder for quick access to the beach.
The POD includes a workroom/kitchen, equipment store, medical/treatment room, bunk bedroom and a shower/WC, and is moved around the beach to different locations on the timber sleds which include a shimming system for levelling of the POD on the sand.