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CAPSE/AME
Treforest
2013
Willmott Dixon / Uni of S.Wales

Project Description :

Rio Architects were appointed by Willmott Dixon following a successful design quality tender bid to develop proposals for 2 new Engineering facilities for University of South Wales at their Main Campus in Treforest.


The new AME (Aircraft Maintenance Engineering) is a 2 storey 1000m² extension to the existing Avionics Engineering facility to cater for this expanding education department. The new accommodation includes new workshops, classrooms and Research laboratories. The building has been designed as a showcase for the department and the activities and productions within it.


The CAPSE (Centre for Automotive and Power Systems Engineering) is a 2 storey 1000m² new build structure to accommodate this commercial Research Facility. The structure will accommodate Laboratories, Offices and Demonstration Zones catering for day to day Engineering staff and visiting Clients.