We are privileged to work on hundreds of education projects that are improving the lives of children and young adults from pre-school, right through to higher education. Our multi-disciplinary design and management consultants are on over 120 DfE frameworks.
Our education clients, whether primary, secondary, SEND, further education or higher education, face a particular set of challenges, predominantly tied into funding. Our design and management teams have longstanding and continuously updated expertise in overcoming financial constraints and delivering more for less, without compromising on the mental health and wellbeing of our children.
As we find ourselves in the midst of the climate crisis and COVID-19 pandemic, we are finding new and cost-effective ways to adapt existing spaces and create new spaces that are equipped to handle today’s challenges and look to the future.
We understand the complex and changing needs of the higher education sector. We have delivered projects for over 30 higher education clients in recent years and we are continuously finding new ways to meet the demands of today’s higher education campuses and create inspiring spaces to teach, learn, research, collaborate and live.
There is a fine balance to be struck in higher education; delivering aspirational, high-performance facilities that will attract students within a competitive environment; creating state of the art blended learning spaces; meeting and exceeding ambitious sustainability targets; caring for the health and wellbeing of all building users; and all delivered against the reality of limited budgets.
Our tailored approach is always led by our clients’ unique requirements and in extensive consultation with stakeholders and funding bodies. Our team has an acute awareness of emerging trends in education, tackling the climate crisis, and working and learning in a post-pandemic world. We deliver buildings that are aspirational, sustainable, resilient and cost effective to construct and maintain. Our design and management experience includes: multi-functional collaborative spaces; cutting edge research centres; busy urban campus expansions; sensitive modernisation of listed buildings; and student welfare and support facilities.