2011

NZ2463 : International Centre for Life

taken 13 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

International Centre for Life
International Centre for Life
The Conference Centre and LifeLab (an educational facility) are in the lower building to the left. Just left of centre in the curved blue building is the entrance to the Institute of Human Genetics and to the right is the entrance to Times Square which is bridged over to the Bioscience Building NZ2463 : International Centre for Life and Times Square which backs onto Westmorland Road.
International Centre for Life

The International Centre for Life is a symbol of Newcastle University’s pre-eminence in the field of genetic research.

The Ł60million Millennium scheme combines a new block for the University’s Genetics department; a Bioscience Centre with office and laboratory space for private sector bio-technology companies; a visitor attraction designed to inform the public about genetics and the story of DNA; and Times Square, Newcastle’s first new public square for over a century. The architectural design of the complex responds to its context, while creating sufficient coherence and identity to establish a new quarter. ICL is a landmark urban regeneration project that celebrates and revives elements of Newcastle’s past. The architecture and urban planning actively promotes renewal, evolution and development, thereby mirroring the life-giving function of the building.

Terry Farrell and Partners (1996 - 1999): LinkExternal link
Client : Tyne & Wear Development Corporation
Location : Newcastle upon Tyne


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NZ2463, 1553 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 February, 2011   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 22 February, 2011
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2438 6376 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.0723N 1:37.2433W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2441 6381
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