New Scottish Academy Opened

15 December 2010 (Last Updated December 15th, 2010 18:30)

A new £10m ($15.8m) construction training facility has been opened at Aberdeen College in Scotland. Designed by the Archial Group, the new main building will be located on the Altens campus and is part of the comprehensive estate development programme. The building is predom

A new £10m ($15.8m) construction training facility has been opened at Aberdeen College in Scotland.

Designed by the Archial Group, the new main building will be located on the Altens campus and is part of the comprehensive estate development programme.

The building is predominately two storeys with a central core of three storeys.

The facility contains workshops and classrooms, a new library, learning resource centre, fitness suite and communal eating areas and a refectory.

Mansell served as the construction contractor for the project.

The building incorporates water and energy efficient strategies to achieve a BREEAM "Excellent" rating.