May 07, 2020

Paxman Academy Commended in CIAT’s AT Awards

We are so pleased that our Paxman Academy project has been commended in CIAT’s Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology category in the 2020 AT Awards.

It was a pleasure to work with Barnes Construction to deliver this fantastic project for Essex County Council. Being recognised in the CIAT Awards is a huge achievement and we’re incredibly proud of the entire project team.

Judges’ comments: “The Paxman Academy makes great optimisation of an existing school to enhance occupant comfort in Colchester as a functional new six form and 900 place secondary school. Architectural Technology was demonstrated through a fine level of details and use of BIM during the design phase to run clash detection simulations at the design stage. This enabled a reduction in clash and queries onsite. Sustainable design principles integrated well with the surroundings. Materials selected will perform well and make it robust for future use.”

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