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New School of Engineering, University of Birmingham

Client Name: University of Birmingham

Role: Cost Manager



The state-of-the-art facility spans five floors and features a double-height atrium. The development offers open plan spaces and cellular facilities including a dedicated Student Support Hub, a new 179-capacity Design Centre, a 50-seat electronics and electrical focused projects space, 20 flexi-bays explicitly allocated for staff and student interactions, three 50-seat seminar rooms and also features 160 drop-in study spaces throughout the building.

MGAC | RLF contributed to this project by providing proactive advice on specification design for finishes and acoustic treatments along with cost advice incorporating the logistics and phasing requirements of working in the heart of a live campus. The team helped create a statement building and the associated cost implications.