University Church of England Academy

University Church of England Academy

Students from the University Church of England Academy in Ellesmere Port are working with Prince Architects and Workspace to redesign the Park Road Reservoir in the Toxteth area of Liverpool. The Dingle 2000 Development Trust are currently looking at how they can bring the building back into use to benefit the local area, and are very supportive of the students. The building offers a very unusual design challenge, with a large internal space designed to hold vast quantities of water and a roof from which you can see fantastic views of the city. The group are considering how their designs could work to benefit the local community as well as drawing people into the area.

Students have taken part in workshops that have included a site visit with the building owner, design workshops, presentation skills sessions and model making.

Workspace Practice Profile

Workspace is an interior design studio, developed from an architectural perspective by Louise Potter, and is centrally located in Hanover Street, Liverpool. By developing spatial needs and aesthetic aspirations, they help their clients realise their building's potential.

Prince Architects Practice Profile

Prince Architects was established by Chartered Architect, Ben Prince in 2010, providing a fresh approach to architecture and sustainable design. An understanding of space, aesthetics, structure, material and performance, as well as an open and collaborative attitude, underpins their work, resulting in projects that deliver high quality buildings which respond to the context and client needs. 




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