The renowned and highly respected school was founded in 1829 and as a part of an ongoing development to improve facilities, the international architectural practice, Hopkins Architects, has re-designed the music school. The design aims to bring together teaching, practice and performance spaces (including a triple height auditorium), all connected via an L-shaped foyer which the three stand-alone sections to be linked.
The building is to be rated as BREEAM Very Good, with excellent environmental conditions throughout. This includes the levels of natural daylight provided, which will be managed appropriately via the Silent Gliss roller blinds that Swanmac is to install. The building will also, of course, provide first-class the acoustic conditions required for a music school of this calibre.
We are delighted to work with Interserve on this project and we wish our musicians of the future much success!