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Sheffield’s striking Diamond Building is wrapped in a cellular pattern that controls solar gain

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by Lidija Grozdanic last modified Jan 21, 2016

The Diamond building, named to reference its distinctive facade, is a 19,500-square-meter facility used by engineering undergraduates. It comprises labs, lecture theaters, workshops and study areas which can accommodate up to 5,000 students. Ground floor entrances lead to the central atrium space that also functions as a public route throughout the height of the building. Integrated seating takes shape of curved pods arranged around the atrium and can be used for group learning. Visual connections...






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