Harper Adams Weston Building

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We are MHA Architects

MHA were appointed by Harper Adams University to deliver high quality teaching facilities in a landmark building. The scheme included a 262 seat lecture theatre, a range of seminar rooms, I.T. teaching rooms and a learning commons area with direct links into the adjacent Regional Food Academy and Post-Graduate Centre previously delivered by MHA Architects.

The new building formed a fourth side to complete a courtyard of accommodation blocks. The visual mass of the building was maintained in line with adjacent built context whilst maximising accommodation through a strategy of developing habitable roofspace, with dormer window and rooflight features.

The building draws its power from Harper Adams' Anaerobic Digester and its heat from the campus Biomass Boiler. A rainwater drainage attenuation system was provided below ground to reduce rainwater run-off to the local brook, these rates are lower than those which existed prior to construction.