Pokesdown Primary School
Primary school for 420 pupils replacing the original Victorian school in a high density inner city location. Winner of a national RIBA Design Award, Civic Design Award and featured on CABE’s website as ‘one of 80 world class buildings’. Because of the popularity of the school Re-Format was commissioned to extend the original scheme. A visitor commented, ‘school was never like this in my day’.
“From the moment we walked into the school we were overtaken by the terrific stimulating atmosphere. There was a buzz of excitement. Levels are elegantly controlled to create an integrated whole.”
— Pokesdown Primary School RIBA Awards statement
Civic Design Award 2000 – Winner
Winner of the national RIBA Design Award 1998, Civic Design Award and featured on CABE’s website as ‘one of 80 world class buildings’