Project:University of Sussex, Falmer House

A building to serve as the focus of the activities of the New University, containing refectory, bars, common rooms, debating chamber and space for meetings and games. Allowance to be made for future expansion.

Design Solution:
Falmer house was first building to be constructed on the University site and was conceived as a Gatehouse Quadrangle. The Courtyard forms the main pedestrian entrance to the University and is surrounded by an ornamental moat.

It received the RIBA Bronze Medal in 1963.

Client: The Council of the University of Sussex
Gross floor area: 5,000 sq. m