ORTUS – South London Learning Centre

  • Country: England
  • Architect: Duggan Morris Architects
  • Main contractor: Maudsley Charity Trust

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KCC Architectural is delighted to be associated with ORTUS, the
exciting learning and events centre based in Camberwell, South
London. ORTUS was the unanimous overall winner at the inaugural
Schueco Excellence Awards for Design & Innovation in association
with RIBA journal.
The judges expressed admiration for the accomplished and
distinguished building and were impressed with the proactive attitude
of the Architects to achieve such a powerful elevation.
The award celebrates skills, dedication and collaboration between
Architects and Specialist Contractors in projects utilizing Schuco
Jansen Architectural Glazing Systems. KCC Architectural won the
award as the Specialist Facade Contractor. KCC Designed,
manufactured and supplied 120 structurally bonded stepped edge
double glazed steel windows giving a modern slant on the surrounding
Georgian symbolism of window reveals and stucco bands.
ORTUS is a truly excellent building where every facade detail is
tailored and considered; featuring over 1500 sqm of flexible event and
learning space split over 7 levels.
The building benefits from the use of innovative technology
throughout its structure while complementing the existing historical
architecture of its neighbours as exemplified by its full height windows
and brick panelling incorporating the innovative Schueco Jansen
The awards were presented at a lunch reception in London hosted by
RIBA and Schueco David Skelly, KCC director accepted the awards as
the Facade contractor on the category Health and overall winner in
association with Ortus.