Clive Booth Halls of Residence

Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

This third phase of the Clive Booth Halls of Residence at Marston Road, Oxford, provides 358 places for postgraduates. There is a series of linked three and four-storey pavilions arranged around a central quadrangle, which has a water feature and a Postgraduate Lounge. The pavilions have a mix of individual en-suite rooms and flats of different sizes with up to six students sharing a well-equipped kitchen. Most of the gently sloping roofs are green sedum on a warm roof synthetic single ply membrane system. The rooms are naturally ventilated while the buildings feature sustainable cedar cladding. The project has a BREEAM ‘Very Good’ rating.

Architect/Client: GSS Architects

Main contractor: Leadbitter Construction

Completion date: 2011

Project size: 4,000 M²

Contract value: £360,000

Contracted works: Cefil ECO ROOF System, comprising of synthetic single ply membrane on CFC and HCFC free rigid urethane insulation with a sedum blanket green roof solution.


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