Queens CEM Building
Ostick & Williams
Opened in 2016 the Wellcome-Wolfson Institute for Experimental Medicine offers a new centre that promotes research excellence in Experimental Medicine.
A key design feature of the building is the use of twin skin exterior envelopes. The creation of an external cavity improves the thermal performance of the building and allows service ducts to be located in the void.
Large feature Roof glazing situated over the full height central feature atrium are a focal point, and is designed for, meetings, displays and conferences.
The building is set to achieve an environmental BREEAM rating of Excellent. It also won the Design through Innovation award before being crowned Project of the Year at the annual RICS awards 2016.
Lynco designed & constructed the entire façade, including the bespoke self-supporting structurally glazed Twin Skin facades, Feature atrium roof glazing incorporating glazed in dampers, smoke vents, AOV’s etc.
Also included within the Lynco scope was the entire external cladding package with consisted of various cladding types, copings etc.