Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies

  • Work began: Summer 2015
  • Work completed: Summer 2016
  • Cost: £7.6M
  • Contractors: Sewell Construction Ltd

Brief: An investment of £7.6m created a first-class inspirational learning environment, bringing together the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies constituent parts onto a single site at the heart of the campus.

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Status: Complete

The new building will offer students the opportunity to study in an impressive modernised environment including high end studio space, fully equipped workshops, a multi-purpose gallery space for development of curatorial practice and visiting exhibitions plus a large student common room.

By investing in a space for art and culture at the centre of our campus, it will enable the school to continue to increase knowledge and opportunity, and to continue to improve student experience and develop world leading research.

The new building will support the objective to become a leading centre for art, heritage and critical humanities and culture in the UK and will help retain and attract the best research staff and enable them to work more collaboratively to develop new initiatives and funding opportunities.

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Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State for Transport opened the £4m building for Institute for Transport Studies
2016: year in review
(L-R) Chris Taylor, Paul Armitage, Abigail Harrison, Paul Cook)
Edward Boyle Library

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