The £50m Bristol Business School for the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), located in the ‘Heart Zone’ of the Frenchay Campus masterplan, provides a new home for the Faculty of Business and Law.

Start Date / Time 18 Oct 2018 17:30
End Date / Time 18 Oct 2018 19:30
Venue UWE, Coldharbour Ln, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS16 1QY
National No
Region South West England and South Wales
Type Tour
Available to Non Members Yes

Description

The 17,000sqm building forms the most significant building and external space at the campus and sets the scene for future developments. The aim was to create a facility that students and staff want to stay in before and after formal teaching sessions, encouraging greater interaction between the building users; students, staff and visitors.

There are a wide range of teaching and learning spaces, with small private study rooms, large social learning zones, large café, lecture theatres, Harvard theatres, technology enhanced active learning environments and generous general teaching rooms furnished with collaborative group working furniture.

Café seating extends through the atrium area and users are encouraged to take their food or drink anywhere in the building that they feel comfortable inhabiting. The new south facing plaza, is directly connected to the café facility allowing students to study outside the building under cover.

Circulation around the building is obvious and highly visible from the main atrium, with a grand stair case linking the various levels of the building with the main lift zone located adjacent the stair.
Bridges at every level cross the atrium to provide connections between staff and student zones with breakout meeting and study spaces at every circulation interface on every floor.

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