Hackney New School
London
2013–2015

Hackney New School is a mixed-ability Free School with a focus on music, combining a 500-pupil secondary school and 200-pupil sixth form. In this scenario, pupils remain in their classrooms of 25 while teachers move from one to another.

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Technical

  • Appointment: 2013
  • Construction start: 2014
  • Completion: 2015
  • Area: 5,500m2
  • Budget: £11.5m
  • Form of contract: Design & Build
  • Client: Willmott Dixon
  • Contractor: Willmott Dixon
  • Services Engineer: Skelly & Couch
  • Structural Engineer: Pure Structures
  • Planning Consultant: CMA Planning
  • Building Control: MLM
  • Project Manager: Mace
  • User Group: Hackney New School

Bibliography

  • Competitionline (online, 7 December 2016)
  • BauNetz (online, 6 December 2016)
  • Domus (online, 2 November 2016)
  • AJ Specification (November 2016)
  • ‘Hackney New School makes architectural grade’, in: Hackney Citizen (8 June 2016)
  • ‘School design that responds to its urban setting’, in: Education Design & Build (May 2016), pp.30–331
  • ‘There's a lot to learn from this school’, in: The Observer (1 May 2016), p.31
  • ‘Bridge building’, in: Architecture Today (April 2016), pp.22–31
  • ‘The practical considerations for adaptive reuse’, in: Education Design & Build (edb) (January 2014), pp.22–23
  • ‘Harmony in Hackney’, in: Building Design (6 September 2013), p.5
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