LOCATION:Surrey, South East England
TYPE OF WORK:Commercial
1000 Lakeside (Portsmouth)
Mercedes-Benz World is an extraordinary building that showcases the very best in auto engineering and innovation.
Located on the famous Brooklands site in Weybridge, Surrey, Mercedes-Benz World offers driving experiences that allow visitors to put their driving skills to the test on a handling circuit in a range of Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
The impressive building complex includes a brand gallery, technology centre, exhibition halls, 100-seat theatre, conference facilities, cafe and brassiere-style restaurant together with welfare and administrative accommodation.
The project also included repairing part of the race track circuit and a heritage monument. With state-of-the-art facilities and specially designed tracks, the low-friction surfaces at the race track circuit guarantees a day of high-energy driving.
“As architects, it was vital to have a contractor who could listen, understand and provide an objective and constructive input.”- Aukett