Overview of the Engineering project.
Project Manager: Jonathan Pringle
Architect: Building Design Partnership (BDP)
Cost Consultant: Currie & Brown
M&E Engineer: Hoare Lea Partnership
Civil & Structural Engineer: Building Design Partnership (BDP)
Principal Designer: Gardiner and Theobald
Main Contractor: McLaughlin & Harvey
Total Project Cost: £48M
Dates: Start of Construction Works, October 2023 – Ready for Occupation, Spring 2026
Located at the southwest corner of the King's Buildings campus, next to the FloWave Ocean Energy Research Facility and the Scottish Microelectronics Centre, the building will provide a home to leaders in the University strategic sustainability agenda while embracing low carbon technology in its material choices and construction methods.
Once complete, the building will deliver facilities which directly support experiential learning and active research into renewable energy systems, acting as a ‘living lab’ for emerging technologies in the fields of renewable energy and power systems and electronics.
Enabling works for the project are now complete, with the Main Contractor starting on site Q4 2023.