The Simulation Centre of the Faculty of Medicine (SIMU) is one of the most esteemed simulation centres in Central Europe. AiD team a.s. partnered with Knauf Ceiling Solutions (formerly Armstrong Ceiling Solutions) to create this latest addition to the Medicine Campus.
James McCune Smith Building,
£72 Million State-Of-The-Art Learning and Teaching Facility
Winner of the Education Award at the Glasgow Institute of Architects (GIA) Awards and Project of the Year, Pupil/ Student Experience Award, and Highly Commended in the Inspiring Learning Spaces category at the Learning Places Scotland Awards 2021. The new £72 million James McCune Smith learning and teaching Hub provides state-of-the-art facilities for over 2,500 students in a highly sustainable BREEAM Excellent building that sits in the heart of a conservation area.
The choice of Knauf Ceiling Solutions materials was vital for the design in helping define the different student spaces and through its high performance ensure optimum sound absorption. HERADESIGN® Baffles were used in the learning spaces and corridors and TOPIQ ceiling rafts were installed in the open plan circulation areas.
- Architect: HLM Architects
- Contractor: Linear Projects
- Client: Glasgow University
- Photography Copyright: © Alan McAteer
- Sector: Education
- Room Type: Auditorium, Circulation Area, Atrium, Classrooms
- Materials: Mineral, Wood Wool
James McCune Smith Building, Glasgow University