With its detailing of asymmetrical portal frames, the university building serves as a symbolic gate connecting London to the bordering municipality of Kingston upon Thames.
The building’s distinctive image as a delicately asymmetrical altarpiece gives the idea of an urban gateway, and expresses the open and participatory spirit that universities nowadays are expected to have.
Centro universitario Town House, Kingston University (United Kingdom).
Grafton Architects / Yvonne Farrell, Shelley McNamara (socias partners).
AKT II (estructuras structures); Chapman Bpsd, DES Electrical /CMD Engineering (instalaciones MEP); Turner & Towsend (project manager, BIM, CMD); Willmott Dixon Construction (constructor contractor).
Ed Reeve; Dennis Gilbert