For the main stream and special schools together with the remodelling and reconfiguration of the existing buildings to provide improved facilities for all the schools. For the first time in the UK, the new buildings will be build out of a revolutionary new product called Nedura which consists of a prefabricated insulation permanent formwork which keys together and is filled with concrete to create a highly efficient thermal structure erected at higher speeds than other traditional "wet" methods.
Client: London Borough of Haringey
Status: Completed 2012
The special school block provides specialist teaching accommodation for children with profound and multiple learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders together with life skills spaces and therapy spaces including hydrotherapy pool, light and dark sensory rooms, soft play and nursing/therapy support.
In addition it provides a new hall space, quiet horticultural roof terrace for growing fruit and vegetables and sports roof terrace for games. Block Z also incorporates a passive ventilation chimney system to allow free air flow through the building. A rainwater harvesting system will collect water from the roofs of both of the new buildings which will then be stored and re-used in WC flushing.To see where it is, click here: