Creative Media and Training Centre

Architype Ltd

Architype's ambitious sustainable refurbishment brings back to life a derelict Victorian library in Southwark, transforming it into a contemporary creative media and community training centre with state of the art facilities that provide free courses for disadvantaged and unemployed young people. Working closely with Southwark Council, we developed a brief to reconfigure the historic structure into a new community facility, and an iconic sustainable scheme. Our design preserves the building's character, whilst incorporating a series of contemporary architectural extensions that offer the centre flexibility for their complex multi-use requirements. These include a new third floor pavilion (accommodating office space), new circulation core, a dramatic full height atrium and a curved timber clad pod - The Wrapper.

Location

56 Southwark Bridge Road
LONDON SE1 0AS
United Kingdom

Contact

Jonathan Hines
Managing Director
jonathan.hines@architype.co.uk

Client

London Borough of Southwark and Leonard Cheshire Disability Charity

Completed

Jan-08

Size

1300

Contract Value

5,500,000

Categories

  • Education
  • Historic
  • Public
  • Refurbishment