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Oxford University’s Examinations School project completed
01 Sep 2009
01 Sep 2009

Oxford University’s Examinations School project completed

Oxford University’s Examinations School and Ruskin School of Art now benefits from a sensitively designed new joint entrance foyer, which reconciles previously awkward floor levels between the two buildings. The ‘site’ was originally an open courtyard, where heavily detailed period stonework and windows reflected the prestigious origins of both listed buildings. The success of the design is in the respect and light touch shown to the existing buildings and the counterpoint of precise new lightweight structure set against the solidity of the stonework.