Case Studies

LATEST FROM TOP-TEC

University of Bristol

TOP-TEC recently provided ICT workspaces for over 276 students as part of £2million refurbishment project for two brand new ‘IT Learning Labs’ located in the School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths (SCEEM).

University of Bedfordshire

TOP-TEC were recently tasked with creating bespoke lectern solutions for a series of engineering laboratories as part of their brand-new flagship Luton Campus project. The University required mobile and height adjustable teaching stations that could be adjusted to suit the individual teacher’s needs. Each unit also needed to incorporate Trespa worktops for use in the labs and worktop handles, smooth castors and an effective cable management system.

TATA Motors – Immersive VR Suite

Background The National Automotive Innovation Centre based at the University of Warwick, is home to TATA Motors automotive design, engineering and research. The centre houses state of the art facilities that develop future vehicle technologies and sustainable mobility solutions. In partnership with Warwick Manufacturing Group and Jaguar Land Rover, with further funding from the UK […]

The University of Hong Kong – Blended Learning Laboratory

As part of an initiative for the refurbishment of its learning spaces, the University of Hong Kong wanted to develop a series of brand new active learning laboratories and blended learning classrooms. TOP-TEC were tasked with providing a multi-purpose workspace solution for up to 80 students, for installation into one of the new ‘Blended Learning Classrooms’ located in the Centennial Campus. The workspace solutions needed to be flexible to accommodate different activities for the students, be able to easily configure technology and remain tamper proof.

University of Wolverhampton – Emergency and Disaster Planning Room (Telford Innovation Campus)

The University had a clear idea of what needed to be achieved. He required a different style of learning space to traditional classrooms, and wanted to introduce collaborative style tables to encourage group and Active Learning. TOP-TEC were tasked with maximising the use out of the area to provide space for as many students as possible, whilst still maintaining an effective collaborative working environment.

University of Hull – Collaborative Breakout Area – Middleton Hall Refurbishment

As part of a £9 million refurbishment project, the University of Hull renovated an unused external terrace space into a walkway between Middleton Hall and the Larkin Building. Working with Westray Keith Phelps Architects, TOP-TEC were required to create an inspirational space that would appeal to students and provide them with and agile space to work and collaborate. The furniture solutions would need to adhere to the architect’s predetermined colour scheme, maximise the use out of the narrow corridor area and accommodate obstructing pillars through the new learning space.

Active Learning Spaces – University of the West of Scotland

Kramer’s training room was designed as a “Collaborative Classroom” with the purpose of training systems integrators and key end users in the use of Kramer’s Multi-Award winning Collaboration products, and systems through modern group focused teaching methods.

University of Northampton – Waterside Campus – Flexible Learning Spaces

The University of Northampton had recently completed its purpose built campus and needed to create spaces that fit the expectations of their modern students utilising technology and employing modern teaching methods designed to keep students engaged. The University had a number of different requirements including brackets that could fit a range of screens, a way to utilise screens and deliver lessons in open plan areas and a secure and tamper proof housing for hardware that would drive their state of the art wayfinding system.

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