Chatham Grammar School a sustainable development, designed by Hawkes Architecture.
  • 3D plans of Chatham Grammar School's new landmark arts building, designed by Hawkes Architecture. Exterior elevation of Chatham Grammar School's new landmark arts building, designed by Hawkes Architecture.
  • 3D plans of Chatham Grammar School's new landmark arts building, designed by Hawkes Architecture. Exterior of Chatham Grammar School's new landmark arts building, designed by Hawkes Architecture.
  • Exterior of Chatham Grammar School's new landmark arts building, designed by Hawkes Architecture. 3D plans of Chatham Grammar School's new landmark arts building, designed by Hawkes Architecture.

Grammar School

Appointed to help Chatham Grammar School for Girls identify, formulate and ultimately deliver the following primary brief.

(I) Design and build a new landmark arts building and remodel the existing structure in order to consolidate all the creative subjects into one department.

(II) Improve the environmental performance of the building and initiate a phased shift towards the use of renewable energy.

(III) Replace and relocate the security office and improve the car parking facilities on site.

Project Data

  • Location: Chatham
  • Planning Authority: Medway BC
  • Consent: Granted 2007
  • Type of Project: Extension & Redevelopment
  • Build Program: 36 Months
  • Gross Internal Floorspace: 10,000m²
  • Cost: £7.5m
  • Status: Completed 2012

Technology

  • South facing PV-T system
  • Triple (solar controlled) glazing
  • MVHR Heat recovery system
  • Green and brown roofs installed
  • Building resource monitoring system

Facts

  • Timber clad using locally sourced material
  • High levels of air-tightness
  • A super insulated timber frame building
  • High levels of internal thermal mass
  • EPC: C/D

Project Associates

SJM Planning

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