London architecture firm Haworth Tompkins recently completed work on The Woo Building, at the Royal College of Art. Located on Howie Street in Battersea, London, the industrial-styled building will be home to the College’s ceramic, glass, jewelry, and metalworking departments. There’s a job opening in this building, for someone with the right qualifications.
According to the College the building will be a place for both research and practice, with workshop and studio accommodation for more than 100 students. The RCA states:
Across the new Battersea campus, the designs of the new buildings incorporate an industrial feel. Steel, concrete and glass exteriors surround spacious interiors filled with natural light, creating inspiring environments in which to work, develop skills and collaborate.
Graham Haworth and Steve Tompkins, the designers on the project, are winners of the Stirling Prize for their 2014 remodel of Everyman Theatre in Liverpool. Dezeen states that the duo spent seven years on the Woo Building.
Like its neighbours, the building features a saw-tooth roof and corrugated metal siding that gives the facility an industrial aesthetic. A passageway connects the Woo Building with the Dyson Building, which houses photography and print-making students.
Please enjoy these photographs, shot by Philip Vile, which show these departments being brought together under one roof for the first time in the RCA’s history.
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