National Horizons



Teesside University Darlington




Teesside University


Deltalight / Ridi / Urbis / Thorn

The National Horizons Centre (NHC) is a £22 million state-of-the art bioscience education, training, research and innovation facility in Darlington Co Durham.

It will specialise in providing the full range of skills for the biosciences sector and in applying digital technologies to improve performance. It will also concentrate on developing the technical, innovation and management skills and knowledge needed for the sector to continue to grow and generate jobs and wealth in Tees Valley and the UK.

Its imaginative design includes an exciting blend of teaching, learning and collaboration spaces, together with hi-tech laboratories and a state-of-the-art computing suite. Opening in summer 2019,

The NHC will house academics and business development staff from Teesside University, working in partnership with regional, national and international industry players.

Park worked closely with mechanical and electrical contractor, Integral, to supply and facilitate the installation of a modern LED architectural linear lighting system throughout the building, which is daylight dimmable and controlled by an energy management lighting control system.

Externally, the building has a feature halo line of light making the building stand out on the skyline. Please see link to view the conceptual design.

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