Gallery: Royal Veterinary College Provides Eco Friendly Lodging for The...

Hawkshead Campus of the Royal Veterinary College has the busiest animal hospital in the UK and now a development of stellar eco residences to house their clinical students. Located in Hertfordshire, Hawkshead Campus has a working farm, an equine hospital, and the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals provides that aids around 20,000 animals a year. The residential complex was designed by Hawkins\Brown to alleviate a housing shortage for students and keep them close to the hospital so they could work. The low-rise, high density development achieved BREEAM Very Good for its use of sustainability strategies and was recently awarded a 2012 RIBA award.

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