Newnham College

The next stop on my whistlestop tour of new buildings in Cambridge was to see the new Walters and Cohen building at Newnham.

Newnham itself has a good track record of buildings, starting with the wonderful set of buildings and gardens, laid out by Basil Champneys in best Queen Anne Revival style:-

The Walters and Cohen building follows the brick idiom with tact and opens the college up to the street, so that it feels a touch more connected to the world and less of a retreat (it’s the building in the distance):-


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