Somerville College Student Accommodation

Somerville College student accommodation

Somerville College Studen Accommodation

Scheme name: Somerville College Student Accommodation
Practice: Niall McLaughlin Architects
Client: Somerville College
Photographer: Nick Kane

The demolition of the Radcliffe Infirmary exposed a long blank façade as the college had long turned its back on the hospital. An exchange of land allowed a development on this edge site containing new student rooms thus meaning the college can re-orientate its grounds towards a new Humanities faculty. Just six metres deep by 175 metres long the site is just big enough for a row of rooms with a connecting corridor. Externally it creates one side of a new, yet to be completed street.


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