Near the border to Wales the Berkeley Green Skills Center was built. At this location, a sustainable science and technology park was created to promote the region. The high-contrast conversion from a former nuclear research building to a competence center for research for renewable energies is reflected in the use of wood in architecture. Constructively, a wooden frame was placed on top of an existing steel structure to transform the first and second floors into an atrium. In total, approx. 80 m³ of glued laminated timber and 58 m³ of HASSLACHER BauBuche were used.
|Location:||Gloucestershire in Great Britain|
|Architect:||Hewitt Studios London|
|Structural analysis and design:||HESS TIMBER|
|Products used:||80 m³ glued laminated timber in visual quality; 58 m³ HASSLACHER BauBuche|