• Materials Innovation Factory, University of Liverpool

    Client: University of Liverpool/Unilever
    Value: £26m
    Architect: Fairhursts Design Group
    Completion: August 2016
    Services: Civil & Structural Engineering; Environmental; Transport

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    The project provides a new innovation research hub for materials chemistry and formulation research facilities for use by the University and its academic/industrial partners.

    Flexible specialist laboratories, offices and work spaces provide researchers with an open access ‘research hotel’ type of arrangement.

    We have assisted with the development of a sustainable structural solution to meet the future flexible needs of the University. Creating a sustainable structural solution to meet the future flexible needs of the University; BREEAM ‘Excellent’.

    The building structure comprises a reinforced, cast-insitu concrete frame with ‘flat-slab’ design, supported off piled foundations and a fully piled suspended ground slab due to an extensive layer of peat underneath the development site.

    The structure was also designed with due regard to strict vibration and deflection criteria in accordance with the client’s performance ‘in use’ specification.

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  • Materials Innovation Factory, University of Liverpool

    Client: University of Liverpool/Unilever
    Value: £26m
    Architect: Fairhursts Design Group
    Completion: August 2016
    Services: Civil & Structural Engineering; Environmental; Transport

    Read more…

    The project provides a new innovation research hub for materials chemistry and formulation research facilities for use by the University and its academic/industrial partners.

    Flexible specialist laboratories, offices and work spaces provide researchers with an open access ‘research hotel’ type of arrangement.

    We have assisted with the development of a sustainable structural solution to meet the future flexible needs of the University. Creating a sustainable structural solution to meet the future flexible needs of the University; BREEAM ‘Excellent’.

    The building structure comprises a reinforced, cast-insitu concrete frame with ‘flat-slab’ design, supported off piled foundations and a fully piled suspended ground slab due to an extensive layer of peat underneath the development site.

    The structure was also designed with due regard to strict vibration and deflection criteria in accordance with the client’s performance ‘in use’ specification.

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  • Materials Innovation Factory, University of Liverpool

    Client: University of Liverpool/Unilever
    Value: £26m
    Architect: Fairhursts Design Group
    Completion: August 2016
    Services: Civil & Structural Engineering; Environmental; Transport

    Read more…

    The project provides a new innovation research hub for materials chemistry and formulation research facilities for use by the University and its academic/industrial partners.

    Flexible specialist laboratories, offices and work spaces provide researchers with an open access ‘research hotel’ type of arrangement.

    We have assisted with the development of a sustainable structural solution to meet the future flexible needs of the University. Creating a sustainable structural solution to meet the future flexible needs of the University; BREEAM ‘Excellent’.

    The building structure comprises a reinforced, cast-insitu concrete frame with ‘flat-slab’ design, supported off piled foundations and a fully piled suspended ground slab due to an extensive layer of peat underneath the development site.

    The structure was also designed with due regard to strict vibration and deflection criteria in accordance with the client’s performance ‘in use’ specification.

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  • Materials Innovation Factory, University of Liverpool

    Client: University of Liverpool/Unilever
    Value: £26m
    Architect: Fairhursts Design Group
    Completion: August 2016
    Services: Civil & Structural Engineering; Environmental; Transport

    Read more…

    The project provides a new innovation research hub for materials chemistry and formulation research facilities for use by the University and its academic/industrial partners.

    Flexible specialist laboratories, offices and work spaces provide researchers with an open access ‘research hotel’ type of arrangement.

    We have assisted with the development of a sustainable structural solution to meet the future flexible needs of the University. Creating a sustainable structural solution to meet the future flexible needs of the University; BREEAM ‘Excellent’.

    The building structure comprises a reinforced, cast-insitu concrete frame with ‘flat-slab’ design, supported off piled foundations and a fully piled suspended ground slab due to an extensive layer of peat underneath the development site.

    The structure was also designed with due regard to strict vibration and deflection criteria in accordance with the client’s performance ‘in use’ specification.

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