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Cardiff University Cancer & Genetics Research Laboratory

Project Overview

This project entailed the design and construction of the three storey Cancer and Genetics Research Laboratory facility for Cardiff University along with undercroft parking, 2 floors of office and laboratory space with external hard and soft landscaping.

There are two striking features of the building; the cone shape structure which has been constructed of curved insitu reinforced concrete and clad externally with a combination of insulated render, zinc cladding and curtain walling. The second is a large brise soliel shading screen along the full length of one side of the building finished in multi coloured polyester powder coated aluminium fins portraying a DNA code.