Article source: Hugh Broughton Architects
Halley VI Antarctic Research Station – the world’s first re-locatable research facility – is now in use, signalling a new dawn for 21st Century polar research. Opening one hundred years after Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s Antarctic expeditions, the new state-of-the-art research facility demonstrates the UK’s ambition to remain at the forefront of scientific endeavour.
- Architects: Hugh Broughton Architects
- Project: Halley VI Antarctic Research Station
- Location: Antarctica
- Photography: James Morris, Anthony Dubber, Sam Burrell
- Client: British Antarctic Survey
- Structural Engineers: AECOM
- Main contractor: Galliford Try International
- Software used: Vectorworks
Winner RIBA International Award 2013
Winner AIA UK Excellence in Design Award – Best Scientific Building 2013
Halley VI features in Ice Lab: New Architecture and Science,a touring exhibition curated by the Arts Catalyst for the British Council.
26 July – 2 Oct 2013 : Architecture and Design Scotland, The Lighthouse, Glasgow
21 October – 6 January: Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester