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The University of Nottingham - Jubilee Campus / Innovation Park

Technology Entrepreneurship Centre (TEC) 
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This building is going up on a relatively small plot between The Sir Colin Campbell building and the River Leen. The architects are Bond Bryan of London and the main contractor is the local firm of Robert Woodhead Limited who have offices in Edwinstowe. The building is due for completion in Summer 2016. The building will include a range of different office spaces for start-up technology businesses.  To bring the project in within budget,  Woodhead had to propose and gain agreement to several changes to the original plans but despite this the finished building should retain most of the striking appearance of the original artists impressions.  The finished building aimed to reflect on a bicycle wheel to acknowledge the previous use of the site by the famous Nottingham bicycle manufacturer Raleigh Industries Limited.  As the building nears completion, I don't think it has quite achieved that aim (It looks more like a car very large tyre), but never the less, it does still  look very good - another great addition to the Jubilee Campus collection of great modern architecture.
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The sunny pictures immediately below were taken on the 19th October 2016. Construction appears to be complete with just the external landscaping and paving to be completed.  It is now clear that the cladding is a totally different colour to the original artists impression and as a result it looks quite different to what was expected.  There is a history on the Jubilee Campus of changing the names of buildings and this seems to have happened again with this one.  A sign has now gone up showing the building to be 'The UNIP Ingenuity Centre'
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The pictures immediately below were taken on the 5th August 2016 and show that construction is now almost complete with just the external sunshade / cladding to finish off.  I was surprised to see that this is not wood or even a brown finish as shown in the artists impression and as a result I think it will look quite different to what was expected. 
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The pictures immediately below were taken on the 1st May 2016 and show that the main structure is almost complete and a about  ready for the external cladding to be fitted. Sadly, there was no sunshine and blue sky on this visit.
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The four photographs below were taken on the 9th February 2016
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