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University of Sheffield - Geography and Planning Building

Sheffield

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Calls Architecture Ltd

11 Cotswold Drive , Garforth , Leeds , W Yorkshire , LS25 2DA , United Kingdom

A strategy for improvements to the University of Sheffield Geography and Planning Building, nearing completion on site. The 1960's building was designed as a cluster of hexagons for the communal and teaching spaces, with a rectangular block for academic offices. In developing the brief, the study expanded to look at the building as a whole and make recommendations to: Improve the energy performance of the building. Improve accessibility. Increase toilet facilities. Reassess the fire strategy. Rationalise Departmental use. Improve the image of the building. Provide long-term improvements to the building.