Mountbatten Nanotechnology Research Centre
Proud winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2015

Mountbatten Nanotechnology Research Centre

  • Client / Southampton University
  • Sector / Education
  • Architect / Jestico+Whiles
  • Main Contractor / Bovis
  • Location / Southampton, UK
  • Products / Ancillaries, Cladding, Curtain Walling, Glazing
  • Value / £3m
  • Completed / January 2009

The Mountbatten Nanotechnology Research Centre was designed by architects Jestico+Whiles to reflect the high quality research and academic excellence at the University of Southampton. This state-of-the-art building provides technologically advanced research space, including clean rooms and laboratory space, for the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the university.

Lakesmere were contracted to install the entire facade including a Schuco curtain walling system with a mathematical frit pattern applied. Other materials used included zinc rainscreen, Schuco rooflight vents, extruded aluminium louvres and perforated Kalzip to the plant areas.

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