Relocation Progress Update 2009-01-19

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Relocation Progress Update 2009-01-19

  1. 1. RELOCATION UPDATE Ravensbourne Transition Team, 2009-01-19
  2. 2. CONSTRUCTION
  3. 3. CONSTRUCTION HEADLINES • Work started in November last year • Work ends at the beginning of June next year • Internal works start in April this year • RFIs are already being made to the College • So far, some minor issues with the piling • The building works are on track
  4. 4. ABOUT THE BUILDING
  5. 5. REMINDERS… • Landmark design. • Purpose-built. • BREEAM excellent. • Five, staggered, levels and two large atria. •A 21st century space for learners, teachers, entrepreneurs, and the local community.
  6. 6. VENTILATION DETAILS • Contractors are required to meet BREEAM excellent, and our detailed specification. Ventilation will work as designed. • Built-in redundancy, each core with its own AHU, fan-coils have local isolation, independent AHUs for technical areas, 24/7 BMS monitoring, designed to be fully operable under normal maintenance. • In event of a fire, smoke is vented from each half-floor.
  7. 7. ABOUT PHYSICAL SECURITY •A security strategy is being developed for the building. • The strategy takes a layered approach. • Among the objectives: • Secure the building to authorised entry only; • Provide a safe and secure workplace.
  8. 8. LEARNING SPACES
  9. 9. 100 %!! LEARNER-CENTRED COMMUNITY-ENGAGED DEEP- LEARNING VOCATIONAL PEER-SUPPORTED RESEARCH- INFORMED PERSONALISED ENTERPRISING INCLUSIVE
  10. 10. HEADLINES • All space bookable; • HD-equipped TV studio; • The “big space” – 300m2 lecture theatre; • Teaching spaces ranging from 160m2 to 20m2; • Three prototyping areas – each 300m2; • Open learning areas, studios – most over 120m2.
  11. 11. TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE • Ubiquitous wireless and wired access; • 10 gigabit Ethernet backbone; • 2x1 gigabit connections to Janet; • Video SAN connection in post-production, E&I, possibly hubs; • Enhanced wayfinding and presentation system; • Screens and smart-whiteboards in learning spaces.
  12. 12. TECHNOLOGY SERVICES – SOME HIGHLIGHTS • Elearning stack: VLE, ePortfolio, repository, wiki; • Extra-institutional service integration and interoperation; • Render and transcode farm; • Web-accessible files, and printing; • User-owned technology presupposed.
  13. 13. BROADCASTING SUMMARY • 135m2 studio on the ground floor; • Control areas on floor 1B; • Post-production, smaller studios, technical apparatus on 2A; • Central loan resource on 3A.
  14. 14. PROTOTYPING SUMMARY • Rapid-prototyping and solid, free-form fabrication; • Digital support for experimental prototyping and making; • Digital fabric printing; • High-end reprographics.
  15. 15. ENTERPRISE AND INNOVATION • Enterprise and innovation area on floor 1A; • 450m2postgraduate and enterprise and innovation open workspace; • Various meeting rooms; • 200m2 of staff workspace.
  16. 16. GENERAL LEARNING SPACES AND LEARNING SUPPORT • Exhibition space on the ground floor; • LRC on floor 2B; • 300m2 upper atrium – serendipitous learning space; • Bookable small meeting rooms on floor 3A.
  17. 17. BOOKABLE OPEN LEARNING STUDIOS • From floor 3A to 5A there are 16 open learning studios; • Sizes vary, but most are around 130m2; • Flexible spaces, not hard subdivisions; • Technology-supported environments.
  18. 18. WHAT ABOUT NOISE? • Specialist areas have specialist acoustic treatment; • An acoustics consultant is part of the project team; • The designers are aware that this is learning space; • Open learning areas will be vibrant and dynamic.
  19. 19. HUBS • Located on each floor; • Serendipitous “water cooler” areas; • Vending and tea and coffee making; • Printing, presentation, and capture.
  20. 20. DELI ON THE GROUND FLOOR • Open to building visitors; • Drinks and light snacks; • Wireless networking; • Contractor yet to be appointed.
  21. 21. QUESTIONS?

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