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OWL Architects - Education - Lowestoft College Master Plan

Lowestoft College Master Plan
Suffolk

Scope: Master Planning

Client: Lowestoft College Corporation

Value: Undisclosed

OWL expanded upon a strategic development plan (by others) to form a Visual Design Brief that examined phasing, circulation and appearance in much greater detail. A key aim of the study was to project a forward-looking image of the College and create a campus that encouraged interaction. A number of distinct zones were identified across the site reflecting user requirements and included Public, Business, Academic and Vocational Zones. The proposals essentially invert the existing campus and introduce a new main access road into a formal forecourt or Quad. The creation of communal space both internally and externally is encouraged and modulation of the building fabric externally helps to define the character of outside space.