Launchpad and Link Building

Project Overview

Client: Falmouth University
Value: £5,500,000
Completion: Duration 17 months
Location: Falmouth, Cornwall

Project Description

The works comprise of the design and construction of a research and development educational facility for the Falmouth University constructed on an existing car park.

The development is comprised of two buildings: The Link and the Launchpad. The units are an extension of the existing AIR Building and all three units are connected to function as a single unit or three via locking down of connecting doors.

The Link is a three-story building that is both attached to the AIR Building and the Launchpad Building and is constructed of reinforced concrete for the first two floors with the roof structure being supported by structural steel taken from the first-floor slab.

The Launchpad is a two-story building that is attached to the Link Building and is an ERDF funded building with a BREEAM Excellent rating.