Project Details

Pembroke Studios

Project Description

A ground-breaking project in planning terms Pembroke Studios is a self-contained student development for 94 student studio apartments, sited on the fringe of the Liverpool University Campus.  Smith . Young successfully challenged a longstanding planning policy pertaining to section 106 payments regarding student accommodation in the city.

The building is conceived as an extension to the existing campuses architecture, we have drawn particular inspiration from the work of Basil Spence and the strong brutalist vertical fenestration found in his projects such as Swiss Cottage in London.