To allow engagement with the public the IBERS Building on the Gogerddan Campus provides a community foyer and exhibition space and social space as well as the outdoor space in the Academic Square Garden.
The Community Foyer on the ground floor is used for various exhibitions throughout the year. Vending machines and water coolers are provided for staff and visitors. The Academic Square Gardens provides 6 benches around a central landscaped courtyard.
Surrounded by the Green Walls and open to the main road the gardens can be accessed at any time without having to go through any barriers. Access to non-public areas is controlled with the use of swipe cards which are provided to relevant staff.
- Academic Square – 456 m2 – 15% of grounds area
- Community space – 299 m2 – 12.5% of the internal area
This new building has been built and is run at a highly environmentally sustainable level, indeed 21% of its total water use is predicted to be provided by rainwater or grey water. The building report below detail the BREEAM excellence rating awarded to this development:
The IBERS Building reception is open from 8.30 to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. If any groups wish to use the foyer / exhibition space they will need to book the venue through the IBERS Directorate Administrator on 01970 823022.