Pembroke College

Our project for Foundress Court provided Pembroke with an entirely new college court built in college grounds, located very close to the historic centre of Cambridge. The Court is a single entity formed by ranges of buildings mainly for residential use, but that also house a variety of teaching-related spaces.

The complex nature of this building in an urban context between town streets and a collegiate interior is illustrated by the 15 elevations that make up the exterior. The building is a single entity of several parts which are: the Master’s Lodge, a family dwelling that can either absorb or shed bedrooms at the second floor whilst offering two large collegiate function rooms; 92 student rooms; a modest car park and a basement with storage; computing; music and gym facilities.

Awards

RIBA Regional Award 1998
Civic Trust Awards 1998
Commendation British Sundial Society Awards 1999
Natural Stone Awards 2000
Craftsmanship (Sundial) 2000

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Pembroke College
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