National Science Learning Centre for the University of York   The Centre provides  innovative experimental continuing development courses for science teachers and technicians and is the hub of a new national network of Science Learning Centres.  The building comprises 2 main elements: a 3 storey teaching block and a 2 storey quadrant block which contains the Centres major functions.  These comprise multi science teaching laboratories, twin 300 seat lecture theatres, resource centre, teaching and seminar facilities and a restaurant with bar.  The entrance hall provides exhibition space.  All spaces have been designed for maximum flexibility and multi functional use.  The building itself has been designed as a ‘learning tool’, incorporating many energy saving and sustainable features including geothermal heating and cooling, a green roof and highly flexible and efficient mechanical and electrical systems.  Winner of the 2006 ‘Green Gown Award’ for Sustainable Construction.

National Science Learning Centre for the University of York

The Centre provides  innovative experimental continuing development courses for science teachers and technicians and is the hub of a new national network of Science Learning Centres. 
The building comprises 2 main elements: a 3 storey teaching block and a 2 storey quadrant block which contains the Centres major functions.  These comprise multi science teaching laboratories, twin 300 seat lecture theatres, resource centre, teaching and seminar facilities and a restaurant with bar.  The entrance hall provides exhibition space.  All spaces have been designed for maximum flexibility and multi functional use. 
The building itself has been designed as a ‘learning tool’, incorporating many energy saving and sustainable features including geothermal heating and cooling, a green roof and highly flexible and efficient mechanical and electrical systems.  Winner of the 2006 ‘Green Gown Award’ for Sustainable Construction.