Client: Bowmer & Kirkland
Architect: HCD Architects
Value: £18 million
Services: Civil & Structural; Environmental; Infrastructure
Flagship student accommodation scheme in Coventry City centre, sat partially within a conservation area, comprising of interlinked blocks of five, six and 11-storeys. Accommodation is in the form of shared flats and studios with a total number of 390 beds.
The ground floor houses a large common room and several commercial premises to complement the local area. The structural solution is a reinforced concrete frame incorporating a leaning façade, with post tensioned floor slabs and founded on piled foundations.