Fulton Building

ADP, Brighton, East Sussex, 2010


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  • Ground floor plan - sheet 1 of 2    
  • Ground floor plan - sheet 2 of 2    
  • First floor plan - sheet 1 of 2    
  • First floor plan - sheet 2 of 2    
  • Section C-C    
  • Lecture theatre east elevation    

Flexible teaching building at the centre of the University of Sussex campus

Positioned at a right angle to James Spence's Boiler House, the teaching building creates a new quadrangle at the heart of the university grounds.

The three-storey building matches the scale and form of the surrounding campus, and is created from locally sourced materials - brick, concrete, white paint and stained glass.

On the ground floor the building contains flexible learning and social space and two 150-seat, elliptical stepped floor lecture theatres, each enclosed by two interlocking C-shaped brick forms.

The upper levels house flexible learning accommodation that allows for a range of group sizes of between 20 and 50 people.


  • Begun: Jan 2009
  • Completed: May 2010
  • Floor area: 6,640m2
  • Sector: Education
  • Total cost: £6.5M
  • Procurement: GC Works with Design
  • Address: University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9RJ, United Kingdom

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