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Centre for Education, Innovation and Research, Devon, United Kingdom 
Wednesday 17 Jun 2009
 
Innovation Centre puts Torbay at NHS forefront 
 
 
 
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Horizon Centre brings innovation, education and research in healthcare 

The brief for this recently completed project in Torbay called for a new, exciting and innovative centre of education, learning & research for NHS professionals. The aim was to replace the existing medical centre, which contains limited facilities, with a new state of the art Centre of Learning, incorporating a range of flexible learning spaces, seminar and teaching rooms, offices and a café area, as well as high tech clinical skills areas and a simulated operating theatre.

The brief calls for the Centre to be high quality, contemporary, innovative in design and have its own clear visual identity with a striking internal and external appearance. Located on an access route to the hospital, the building is to act as a ‘gateway’ to the hospital and be seen to place education and learning as part of the core of the site’s activities.

Devereux Architects’ design for the Centre culminates in a twenty first century education facility of stimulating and innovative design incorporating the latest use of technology and information technology. The design creates an environment that assists with the Education and Research objectives of the Trust whilst encouraging interaction and motivational learning amongst staff and visitors alike.

Kier Health have been appointed by South Devon Healthcare Trust under the ProCure21 programme as Principle Supply Chain Partner with Devereux as Architect and lead designer.

Key Facts

Status Completed 2009
Value 0(m€)
Devereux Architects
www.devereuxarchitects.com

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