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Pears Building

Facts

Location Client Cost Completion
London Royal Free Charity, University College London and the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust £42m 2017

Project details

The Pears building will house the Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, a world-class research centre into some of the world’s most serious diseases.

The light-filled interior has been designed to foster enhanced interaction amongst researchers, with research facilities and supporting space making the heart of the Institute a vibrant international hub for clinical research.

Designed to achieve BREEAM Excellent, it will make a positive contribution to the local character of Hampstead, with sensitive massing and facades together with engagement with and incorporation into the surrounding landscape.

Brief

  • create a centre of research excellence for the Institute of Immunity and Transplantation
  • provide a cost-effective and adaptable facility to improve the provision of care for patients and allow public outreach and engagement

Results

  • an iconic medical research building on the Royal Free Hospital's campus in north London

Integrated services

civil & structural engineer, building services engineer, landscape architect