Macalloy Architectural Tension Bars Used Within Unique Steel Arch Roof Strucuture, Hampden Guerney School; London, UK

This groundbreaking city centre school comprises of a ground floor nursery, three floors of classrooms and a rooftop teaching room. And to this truly innovative and unique structure Macalloy provided Architectural Tension Bars to the Roof Structure.

 

Macalloy tension bars have been used to tension a steel arch which is used to support a roof structure and provide a focal point for an outdoor play area at Hampden Guerney School, London.

 

The unique steel arch supported roof provides a a large column free space on the floor below.

 

The steel arch also supports a membrane canopy structure.

 

This groundbreaking city centre school comprises of a ground floor nursery, three floors of classrooms and a rooftop teaching room.

 

Architects – BDP
Images taken by Martine Hamilton Knight

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