East Midlands

Visitor Centre, Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottingham

VisitorCentre, Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottingham

Visitor Centre, Attenborough Nature Reserve, Nottingham
Groundworks Architects
Photo: Martine Hamilton Knight


This flagship sustainable building is placed on an island in a lake in a former gravel works. It is secured when not in use by means of a drawbridge that can be raised to make a formidable vandal-proof security barrier.
 
Intelligent use is made of sustainable energy generation techniques and overall the building is designed to have a low-to-neutral carbon footprint.

 
 
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