New Rugby primary starting to take shape...
Posted by Louise Brock / 19th June 2017

New Rugby primary starting to take shape...

Internal spaces at St. Gabriel’s Academy in Houlton progressing rapidly

Above on the left you can see that rooflight reveals have been cast in concrete with a curved edge, to allow light to spill into the back of the classrooms. The central opening will house a wind-catcher to passively ventilate the room.

On the right, is a shot from inside the hyperbolic paraboloid roof! Look closely and you can see the roof gently twisting from corner to corner. 

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A generous corridor creates a breakout space outside the infant classrooms. The north lights at high level will be emphasised when the curved ceiling goes in.