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Visit to University of Coventry’s new Engineering and Computing Building 6/2/15

Date
6 February 2015

Time

13:30 – 15:30 (refreshments will be served prior to the tour)

Location

Meet at Reception area of Engineering & Computing Building

Organisers

WATEF, University of Coventry Estates Department and Professor Sue Charlesworth

The event

Designed by ARUP, this BREEAM ‘Excellent’ building celebrates people and the learning experience whilst making use of radical new technologies. Visitors will be taken on a tour of the entire building, from the green roof right down into the basement with the solid fuel (wood pellet) boiler and rainwater harvesting tanks. They will also be taken to the Student Hub with its green roof and rainwater harvesting as well as other Sustainable Surface Water Management approaches Coventry University has on campus The building incorporates:
  • A high-performance engineering centre with flight simulators and engine test cells
  • A high-precision wind tunnel testing facility
  • Two lecture theatres that can be subdivided for conferences
  • Collaborative classrooms for 4,000 students, including IT workspaces
  • Communal interactive spaces with learning booths
  • Integrated academic offices, driving new research and teaching
  • All linked by a state-of-the-art communications backbone

 Booking and further information

This is a free event. Please book here.  

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