Roland Levinsky Building


Roland Levinsky Building

Infobox building
building_name = The Roland Levinsky Building
native_building_name= The Levinsky



caption = The Roland Levinsky building on the edge of the Plymouth campus
former_names =
building_type = Educational
architectural_style = Modern
structural_system = Reinforced concrete
location = Plymouth
owner = University of Plymouth
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landlord =
coordinates = coord|50.374121|-4.138512|type:landmark_region:GB
start_date = 2004
completion_date = 2007
demolition_date =
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floor_count = 9
floor_area = convert|13000|m2|sqft
main_contractor = Building Design Partnership
architect = Henning Larsen
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services_engineer =
civil_engineer =
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The Roland Levinsky Building is the arts complex at the University of Plymouth built in 2007. It was designed by architects, Henning Larsen with Building Design Partnership. Construction of the building began in 2004 and was completed on schedule in early August 2007 with a value of £34m.cite web|url=http://www.scottwilson.com/projects/property/arts__media/the_roland_levinsky_building,.aspx|title=The Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University|work=Scott Wilson website|accessdate=2008-04-29] An open day was held on 9th August 2007 to showcase the building to local construction professionals. The building is clad with copper sheets in a seamed-cladding technique copper clad is 9 storeys high and has convert|13000|m2|sqft of floor space. The Civil and Structural Engineers were UK-based engineering consultancy Scott Wilson. The copper cladding was installed by Varla UK of Chester, and the copper sheet (brand name TECU(r) Classic) was manufactured by KME. The building has been named in memory of Roland Levinsky, former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Plymouth.

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