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UCA Announced as Client of the Year Award Finalist

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has been announced as an Education Estates Client of the Year Award finalist following a collaboration with Pascall+Watson on UCA's new Film & Media Centre.

UCA Film Media Centre © James Newton 

UCA Film & Media Centre © James Newton

Located at the university’s Farnham campus, the building accommodates students studying performing arts, film studies and music composition & technology, with a multitude of cutting-edge technological equipment.

UCA Film & Media Centre Control Room © James Newton

UCA Film & Media Centre 'Control Room' © James Newton

The recognition reflects the passion, direction and support that the university has shown Pascall+Watson throughout the design and construction process.

Samantha Brewer who works as an architect for Pascall+Watson and was the project lead on the Film and Media Centre said: “Prior to working for Pascall+Watson, I was a student of the School of Architecture at UCA Canterbury. Having progressed with the university from a student to a working professional, it has always been a pleasure to work with and alongside them. The university constantly strives to provide the best facilities for its creative student cohort by using a wholly collaborative process throughout all stages of design. The Film & Media Centre project was led by creative, artistic and highly skilled academics, whose input throughout was enthusiastic and insightful.”

UCA Film Media Centre Music Room © James Newton

UCA Film & Media Centre 'Music Room' © James Newton 

The Education Estates awards celebrate excellence in the built environment across the UK. This year’s winners will be revealed at an annual gala dinner in October.