Lanlivery School Extension 2.0
Having developed the design for the original classroom at Lanlivery school as governor in 2003 which went on to win the RICS international award for sustainability and community in 2004, Martin was approached by the school in 2015 to develop a further classroom in the rear garden to occupy space previously wasted with decrepit sheds and storage. The concept was to maintain a low profile, confine the footprint to a narrow strip of land bordering the existing granite boundary wall, offer plentiful natural light, stable internal temperatures and environment and maintain an organic approach creating a healthy, vibrant building.
Natural ventilation provided through four remote controlled rooflights which also contain awning systems to reduce glare and overheating in the summer months without compromising natural daylight. Children are provided with views of the garden and the Forest School as well as extended views across the open countryside. The building was constructed in the allotted 12 weeks (six of these during school holidays) and was under budget. An outstanding achievement and unparalleled quality