Royal College of Art, Battersea Campus
Location: Hester Rd, London
Brick Manufacturer: Ibstock Brick
Brick Name: Birtley Olde English Blend
Architect: Herzog & De Meuron Architects
Brickwork Contractor: Swift Brickwork Contractors Limited
About the project
"This is a very innovative project, while remaining within much more limited budget than the architect's previous 'Tate Switch House' project, to which it bears some similarities. It's a playful new space for students to innovate."
The building has achieved a BREEAM Excellent rating. Its efficient form is derived to deliver the correct levels of daylight control, insulation, and natural ventilation within a flexible envelope, combined with durable, low maintenance materials and adaptable services organisation.