Ash Court, Girton College, Cambridge
Architect:Allies and Morrison
Structural Engineer:Fluid Structures
Project Manager/QS:Max Fordham
Ash Court, Girton College
Max Kettenacker, Allies and Morrison, architect for the project describes the strategies and details employed to meeting its high thermal performance standards as well as providing resilience to climate change impacts and the challenges of student occupation, achieving excellent airtightness, longevity and passive cooling using concrete frame and masonry construction. The building has been decorated with numerous awards, including a Green Apple Gold Award, LABC Best Education Building and RIBA East Special Award for Sustainability.
Ash Court is a new student accommodation wing at Girton College in Cambridge designed to Passivhaus standard with a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating and a 100-year design life.
12:30 - 13:30
This intention of this webinar is to provide an update on the development of Eurocode 2.
09:00 - 15:30
This CPD event provides the latest best practice guidance for the design and construction of concrete and masonry solutions.
09:30 - 13:00
£40.00 + VAT
A morning to explore the house and its surroundings, with the opportunity to meet the design and construction team.
12:30 - 13:30
This webinar will discuss the benefits of using concrete for its inherent fire resistant properties.
18:30 - 20:00
A showcase for the best in contemporary concrete architecture in the UK.
12:30 - 13:30
This webinar will consider the types of hybrid concrete construction available and procurement of the different systems.
This guide sets out how concrete's attributes can be used to minimise CO2 emissions.
This guide focuses on concrete and masonry housing, and presents requirements for Part L1A of the Building Regulations.
£30.00 + VAT
This publication summarises the material used in the design of reinforced and prestressed concrete bridges using Eurocode 2
This publication looks at innovation and the learning and proven performance that we can’t afford to leave behind.
This ninth annual report report presents the concrete industry’s sustainability performance in 2015.
Guidance on how concrete can be used to achieve credits under the latest version of BREEAM NC:2014.
Gives likely structural options for a concrete frame, with useful points to note - written by engineers for engineers.
An all-you-need-to-know guide on the specification of sustainable concrete.
This document provides information on the material and resource efficiency of concrete and masonry.
£55.00 + VAT
This publication assists engineers in understanding the common challenges of building tall.