Couch Perry Wilkes were appointed to support the multi-discipline
design team for this project, an extension of the University’s Business School aimed at increasing the site by a further 8,000m2.
Included in the revised site is a new 292 seat lecture theatre that is of an appropriate size to host plays by the Royal Shakespeare
Company; neighbouring the theatre is a smaller 120 seat alternative designed primarily to accommodate group work.
Also incorporated into the design was a new Behavioural Science Laboratory which contains 80 computers and also accommodates a 150 seater café, nine seminar rooms, four open plan offices
and a new reception area.
Undergraduate and postgraduate learning grids are also provided along with seminar pods designed to instigate an immersive