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RAF Cosford

Published on 19 February 2013 at 10:18

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Creation of a very large new museum facility that also used the internal philosophy of the east and west build up of arms to internally display and preserve very large aircraft used post WW2.  The facility was also required to have conference and learning facilities for all ages to understand the fast technological advantages being made at that time.

The construction challenges included a sloping site and a very complex roof design with high volume roof rainwater discharge.  

Photo credit: RAF Cosford

Design Team: FCB Studios

Awards: 2008 Civic Trust Special Award for Sustainability, 2008 Civic Trust Award, 2007 RIBA Award, 2007 European Steel Award, 2007 British Construction Industry Awards: Building Award