Cwm Ifor Primary School, Wales.

Size22,227 sq ft.
ArchitectArchitype
Design Features
  • The timber frame solution incorporates a large open plan dining/cafĂ©/performance social space at the heart of the building which opens up to the adjacent hall, increasing its capacity for school performances and activities.
  • Arranged off this the central space are four wings accommodating the foundation stage, infant, junior and staff administration facilities.
  • The entire building takes a single storey form, with wide entrance doors and moveable walls, offering flexibility and ease of movement for all. Bright contrasting colours animate the internal spaces, with high-level clerestory windows allowing natural light into the heart of the building.
Timber Frame Features
  • The scheme achieves BREEAM ‘Excellent’ through a robust palette of natural materials, off-site timber closed-panel construction.