side view visual of music school

Chafyn Grove Music School

Competition entry for an innovative performance space for a Salisbury school.
Location Salisbury, Wiltshire
Status Concept
Use Education
Client Chafyn Grove School

Proposal for an innovative music facility at Chafyn Grove – an independent preparatory school, combine an exciting performance space with classroom functionality. Without resorting to expensive surface treatments, acoustically enhanced spaces are utilised to create the building form.

A central objective in the brief was to maintain flexibility and acoustic separation with intelligent, mobile storage solutions.

plan analysis of music school


The concept layout incorporates a large hall for performances, easily transformed into a flexible classroom space through movable storage units, a central atruim with high level roof light for ventilation and natural lighting, an office and several music practice rooms of varying sizes.

WDA explored a palette of red brick combined with zinc cladding, aluminium windows and horizontal louvres to give the new building a contemporary edge.

sketch section of music school hall
sketch of music school atrium side view
colourful sketch of side view of music school
sketch of internals for music room
sketch of internal atrium with window in ceiling
environmental design sketch of music school
visual of inside of music room with red brick wall and vaulted ceiling
3D visual of music school with lawn