Having worked with the Northern College of Arts and Technology for over 20 years, B2 was engaged to design and manage the upgrade and modernisation of the Performing Arts Centre and new administration facilities. With existing facilities having become unfit for purpose and dilapidated, our brief was to upgrade and modernise the existing facilities, creating a world class specialist learning environment.
Prioritising functionality and acoustic performance, without compromising overall aesthetics, B2’s design solution focussed on creating a contemporary learning environment that features interconnected classrooms, breakout spaces and a stunning performing arts centre with music, dance and drama facilities. The school’s new facilities include:
The building works involved the: