At the end of 2019, Brighton College’s £55m Sports and Science Centre will open to pupils.
Designed by world-renowned architects OMA, the centre will boast a cinema-style auditorium linked up to science departments across the globe, 18 university-standard laboratories, six break out spaces for personal research and tutorials, a 25 metre pool, a strength and conditioning suite, a rooftop running track with panoramic views and a double-height sports hall.
Architectural magazine Dezeen described the building’s aspect: “Inside, views from one department into the other make for a lively and animated circulation through the new building, creating an unexpected interplay between sports and sciences.”
The Sports and Science Centre is the latest in a long line of new buildings that have added to the school campus in recent years.
The Yeoh Building opened its doors in September 2017 and has provided pupils with 25 new classrooms plus offices and a top floor, double-height presentation skills suite with sound and lighting equipment. The Music School, opened by Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour in 2015, provided a fabulous space for the hundreds of children that learn musical instruments at school as well as recitals and concerts by visiting musicians.