Tinbergen Building, Oxford University

The Tinbergen Building was opened in 1971 to house Oxford University’s Zoology and Experimental Psychology departments, and needed upgrading and extension to meet new research standards and to accommodate new laboratories for the Chemistry faculty. Dornan was appointed as an M&E contractor for this major project.

Extraordinary solutions

  • Full 3D modelling and design validation
  • Pre-fabricated elements of the infrastructure on M&E steel frame assemblies
  • 300kW of heat recovery from the fume extract runaround coil system

820m2 of new laboratory teaching space

66 fume cupboards

Designed for ‘Excellent’ BREEAM rating