University of Oxford – Big Data Institute – Oxford OX3


Bespoke steel planters were commissioned for the Big Data Institute at Oxford University, Oxford OX3.

IOTA delivered a basket of bespoke designs for this scheme, comprising free-standing and movable tree planters, fixed planters for shrubs, and long trough planters with sloped bases to accommodate a fall.    

Shrub planters and trough planters, of various dims., were fabricated from 2.0mm Zintec Steel, Polyester Powder Coated to RAL 7021 [Black grey]. Tree planters of dims. L 2000 x W 2000 x H 900mm were scaled up to 3.0mm, and were PPC finished to RAL 1035 [Pearl beige].

IOTA’s planters were commissioned directly by the University Parks and Estates Services Department of the University of Oxford, on the basis of Design, Manufacture and Supply.

The Big Data Institute (BDI) is an interdisciplinary research institute that focuses on the analysis of large, complex, heterogeneous data sets for research into the causes and consequences, prevention and treatment of disease. BDI researchers develop, evaluate and deploy efficient methods for acquiring and analysing information for large clinical research studies. These approaches are invaluable in identifying the associations between lifestyle exposures, genetic variants, infections and health outcomes around the globe. The BDI is part of the Li Ka Shing Centre for Health Information and Discovery at the University of Oxford's Old Road Campus.

Sector Public Sector
Sub-sector Education
Services provided Design Manufacture Supply
Year completed 2017
Contractor / Client University of Oxford
Consultant Make / LDA Design

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