Jersey Archive Centre

Jersey Archive and Records Office, St Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands
New 1800 sq m building for the storage, exhibition, conservation, research and education activities of publicly held artefacts, documents and historical photographic material. The building is a low energy, naturally ventilated passive design. It included 700 sq m of archive designed to achieve BS5454 ±5% relative humidity close-control using only passive moisture and thermal abilities of the building fabric, coupled with natural ventilation. Responsible for developing the concept of moisture control using passive building fabric characteristics and the analytical prediction techniques, the building design concept, detailed design and site implementation for integrated multidiscipline engineering and building physics design.
Collaborators: MacCormac Jamieson Pritchard architects, BDK architects
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