Client: Lichfield District Council Total Project Cost: circa £5 million Gross Floor Area: approximately 3,800 sq. m Service: Mechanical & Electrical Building services design Awards: CIBSE Project of the Year Award 2004
Green Apple Award 2002 for Environmental Best Practice
Constructing Excellence Award 2005
South Staffordshire Design Award 2005
Fresh air is supplied into the auditorium through three sides of the building through masonry builder's shafts and sheet metal ductwork. The air is tempered before being supplied into the auditorium through heating elements and grilles beneath the seating. Air is also supplied to the stage area through a ventilated cavity wall into the void below the stage.
Stale air is exhausted through large vent stacks sited over the auditorium with two large stacks over the stage and a single stack over the studio