Innovative School Design

Inside-out solution

When approached to extend a dated 1960s school building, Jonathan Clark Architects found a solution utilising a practice never attempted before in the UK.

Brief and design approach

The brief called for a two-storey extension and partial conversion of an existing 1960s constructed building at Longford Community School (now Rivers Academy). The new build needed to be able to accommodate a library (with an auditorium for 50 people) on its first floor, along with two classrooms and a fitness centre on the ground floor.

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