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Margam Environmental Discovery Centre [Design and construction]

Forster, Wayne Peter and Thomas, Rhian 2010. Margam Environmental Discovery Centre [Design and construction]. [New building]. Margam Park, Glamorgan, Wales.

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Abstract

In this project the challenge of design and construction of a substantial residential, educational building that has outstanding sustainable credentials set within a cultural and historic landscape is tackled but in the context of real world constraints of the necessity to build quickly and to a modest budget. The research has been conducted through a design process involving testing of architectural form, environmental performance particularly through passive measures and constructional techniques. This relies predominantly on physical modeling techniques.

Item Type: Artefact
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Architecture
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Additional Information: 2007-2010
Funders: Neath and Port Talbot Borough Council and Wales European Funding Office
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2019 21:21
URI: http://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/45779

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