Our selection of case studies showcase a cross section of recent QODA projects.
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Ten Trinity Square, Club Suites
Ten Trinity Square is one of London’s landmark buildings. The Grade II Listed building was opened as the headquarters of the Port of London Authority, designed by Sir Edwin Cooper in 1922, and hosted the inaugural assembly of the United Nations in what is now the UN Ballroom. The project involved the conversion of 41 white box apartments into Four Seasons Club Suites and the updating of the main ground floor entrances and entrance lobbies serving the Club Suites. QODA provided MEP design services to alter the base build installation and upgrading of systems to meet the new requirements of the Club Suites. QODA worked closely with a number of interior designers as well as the lead architect to ensure that high levels of finish and quality were met.
Painted Hall, The Old Royal Naval College
The ORNC in Greenwich is one of the most important ensembles in European baroque architecture. QODA have been appointed as part of a team to stabilise and manage the environment within the Painted Hall and provide improvements to the visitor experience. This will include visitor reception, cafeteria, retail and a commercial kitchen. The works are funded through HLF.
Shakespeare’s New Place
QODA have been appointed as part of a team to help the Trustees achieve its five year vision. This includes developing a new visitor experience, installing a ‘ghost like’ structure and conservation works to Nash home and gardens. The works are funded through the HLF and will be open as part of Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary celebrations.
Historic Royal Palaces Framework
QODA have been appointed by Historic Royal Palaces to provide M&E Consultancy advice at their six palaces under a framework agreement. Our projects have included galleries, state apartments, interpretation spaces, public facilities and infrastructure upgrades.
New College, Oxford
The team at QODA have been involved in many projects over 20 years at New College including conservation, new build and infrastructure upgrades. Recent projects include repairs to the Chapel heating, student accommodation and the refurbishment/extension of The Morris Garages.
Dyrham Park, National Trust
The QODA team were appointed by the National Trust to design the new services within this Grade I listed country house at Dyrham Park near Bath. Works include the removal of the existing inefficient oil fired boilers and the installation of new wood chip boilers within an external energy centre. In addition, the existing heating system will be refurbished and modified to provide conservation heating control.
Knole Park, National Trust
QODA were originally appointed as Engineering Consultants for the purpose designed conservation studios as well as a new cafe building. Our commission has now been extended to include the refurbishment of the main show rooms involving the complete replacement of the electrical services, and the installation of systems to control the internal environment in order to protect the building fabric and irreplaceable objects contained within.
Bowyer Tower (Tower of London)
Scope: Historic Royal Palaces have appointed QODA to design the building services alterations within the Bowyer Tower as part of the on-going Wall Walks project at the Tower of London. The project is based on collaborative partnering principles using the JCT Construction Excellence contract and the team includes Carden and Godfrey, Hockley and Dawson and Cathedral Works.
Client: Historic Royal Palaces