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Royal Holloway College


Client: University of London, Egham
Project Value: £3.6m
Brief: Language laboratories, academic offices, seminar rooms and social facilities
Sustainability Initiatives: Hollow core concrete floor planks cooled by automated vents; external sliding sunscreens

International Building, Royal Holloway University. This mixed facilities building on UCL’s Royal Holloway campus at Egham in Surrey contains cellular offices over 3 floors, seminar rooms, language laboratories and a café. Low energy features include high levels of insulation, passive solar design principles, sliding external shutters and cross ventilation. No air conditioning is required.


  • Winner: RIBA Regional Architecture Award