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From wood to wonders
HASSLACHER NORICA TIMBER, from wood to wonders

King’s College School

Wimbledon

Copyright Janie Airey
Copyright Janie Airey
Copyright Janie Airey

The aim was to express the importance of music at King's College School Wimbledon. In the resulting concert hall, HESS TIMBER's expertise was in demand. The HESS HYBRID system was used to manufacture beams made up of spruce with a top layer of American White Oak to create the warm and aesthetically pleasing look desired by the architects. The auditorium can accommodate up to 200 people and there is also a stage for a 70-piece orchestra.

Project information
Location: Wimbledon
Architect: Hopkins Architects
Building owner: King’s College School
Year of construction: 2017
Products used: Glued laminated timber, HESS Hybride
Special features: HESS TIMBER was responsible for the planning, production, delivery and assembly of the glued laminated timber construction.