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St Catherine's College Mary Sunley Building

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Knud Holscher
 
location Oxford
function meeting room, university
contributed by davidb

In the early 1960s, when Arne Jacobsen won the commission to design the first phase of St Catherine's College, Knud Holscher was his assistant and project architect. Holscher moved to the UK for two years to supervise the work and run Jacobsen's UK office. Twenty years later, Holscher was commissioned by the College to design two small additional buildings; this one and the adjacent Alan Bullock Building. The Mary Sunley building, like its contemporary companion, is a modest single storey project, built of brick, consisting of one seminar and one lecture room, arranged in a linear fashion on either side of a small, central entrance court. The building also has a small office and Director's room, together with support spaces and is mainly used for conference purposes.

 

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St Catherine's College Mary Sunley Building
Address
Manor Road
United Kingdom
http://www.catzconferences.co.uk/working/mary
_sunley_building/
Project is public!
Opening hours The grounds of the college only (not the buildings) are open daily between 14.00 and 17.00 hours. Check first at the porter's lodge, located in the ground floor of the Arumugam Building.
How to get there? The college is about a 10-15 minute walk from the centre of Oxford.
Completion 1982
ArchitectKnud Holscher
Client Master And Fellows of St Catherine's College
 
Project ID 8325
Latitude/Longitude 51°45'25N 01°14'40W
Contributed by davidb
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