Orpington College, Orpington, Kent

The redevelopment of Orpington College includes a new learning resources building sitting around a central courtyard at the heart of the campus plus a reconfigured entrance, refectory (known as the "Hive") and refurbished teaching facilities.

The learning resources unit is conceived as a small modern office block with state of the art teaching spaces incorporating energy efficient heating and cooling, and the Hive includes an ETFE roof which gives a light and airy quality to this prime communal space.

"Our new green building design makes Orpington College one of the most innovative and exciting campuses in the South East". Simon Norton, Principal

Client: Orpington College
Status: Completed April 2010
Value: £15.5m