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CWA Engineering - Plant Sciences University of Warwick - Civil & Structural Engineering
CWA Engineering - Plant Sciences University of Warwick - Civil & Structural Engineering
CWA Engineering - Plant Sciences University of Warwick - Civil & Structural Engineering

Plant Sciences Phytobiology Building – University of Warwick

State-of-the-art controlled environment and glasshouse facility housing growth cabinets, walk-in rooms and environmentally controlled greenhouses for research into plant science and food security.
  • Client:
    University of Warwick

  • Location:
    Warwick

  • Project Value:
    £5,000,000

  • Services Provided:
    Civil & Structural Engineering Consultancy
Description

The building comprises of two storeys to house a specialist plant sciences research laboratory at the University of Warwick.

The main structure consists of a two storey steel framed entrance/core area with a single storey frame to the adjoining main laboratory area.  The floor and roof being insitu concrete slab on metal decking.

There is then a specialist Grodome structure over the laboratory provided by Unigro to provide the controlled environmental chambers for the growing of the plants.  This itself is a galvanised steel frame glazed with twin-wall polycarbonate to form the curved outer walls/roof.

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