Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios creates Passivhaus student housing crescents in Cambridge

Architecture practice Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios has created a series of crescent-shaped student housing blocks with a CLT structure for King’s College at the University of Cambridge.

Called Stephen Taylor Court, the blocks contain 84 homes for King’s College’s graduate students and fellows that were designed to Passivhaus standards and to have as low a carbon impact as possible.

“Due to the considered material choice, prioritising low-embodied carbon materials, reuse of existing materials, local sourcing and targeting recycled content, and accounting for carbon sequestered in the cross-laminated timber, the project has negative embodied carbon on completion as more carbon has been sequestered in its production than emitted,” Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios partner Hugo Marrack told Dezeen …

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