UK’s first archival storage building to be built to the rigorous Passivhaus standard as well the first archival facility in the UK to be constructed to the new PD5454:2012 standard; Guidance on the storage and exhibition of archival materials.
Clear and simple form and layout that creates a variety of stimulating internal spaces.
Special attention has been paid to creating a design that is welcoming to both regular and drop-in visitors.
Timber Frame Features
The construction of building is beam and post.
External wall and roof cassettes are insulated with blown cellouse.