Illumina, Cambridge

This development offers state-of-the-art facilities for the European headquarters of Illumina, a world leader in Genomic Analysis and Diagnostics.

The two wings are connected by bridge links and a winter garden providing a heart to the building, promoting employee collaboration and spontaneous synergies with movement through the spaces. The splayed wings of the building provide an outlook framing the views over the extensively landscaped site.

Main Contractor
Vinci
Architect
Fielden Mawson
Requirement
Wicona Curtain Walling, Cladding, Fins, Windows & Doors, Copings & Louvres.
Solution
Wicona silicone glazed curtain walling, Wicona doors to a security rating of RC3, External aluminium projecting fins - circa 500mm away for the façade, SFS secondary support system, Marley Eternit rain screen cladding structurally bonded back to the SFS, Copings and Louvres, Glass: 8mm clear toughened, heat soaked Suncool 60/31 Pro T & 13.5mm clear heat strengthened laminate with arrised edges.
Value
£4.0M