The Derwent Contemporary is a multi-purpose art facility, located on the north side of Derby City centre. The scheme is aiming to enhance the surrounding area and help regenerate the north side of Derby by creating a new landmark building, which accommodates large gallery spaces and educational studio spaces for teaching and the restoration of art.
The educational part of the building is to allow for the
promotion of promising and upcoming artists, whilst the
gallery spaces are to spread inspiration and promotion of
contemporary art. The project's sustainability criteria are to target a low carbon initiative and a BREEAM Excellent
The BSc (Hons) Architectural Technology course is a professionally-focused gateway to a career in the architecture industry. Students explore how buildings are created, procured, constructed and managed, and develop a practical and imaginative approach to design through a project-based learning experience.
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