Alan Gilbert Learning Commons wins Guardian award
27th February 2014
Sheppard Robson’s Alan Gilbert Learning Commons for the University of Manchester was named the best higher education facility by the Guardian.
“Awesome - like a cross between a library and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. I want to live here" is how a student at the University of Manchester described the practice’s Alan Gilbert Learning Commons.
The Guardian also thought the project was exciting, naming it the best higher education facility of the year. Another Sheppard Robson project – the Science Building for Staffordshire University - was selected as the runner-up.
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