Tyne and Wear HER(15536): Newcastle, Times Square, International Centre for Life - Details
Newcastle, Times Square, International Centre for Life
1996-2000 by Terry Farrell & Partners on part of the Cattle Market (HER 5066) site. Two curved buildings on an ovoid plan, with gaps where Scotswood Road formerly cut across. To the north-west the Bio-Science Centre, to the east Newcastle University and NHS Institute of Human Genetics, then a lower conference centre abutting the sinuous green roof of the Life Science Centre, which houses exhibitions, lecture theatre, games and interactive displays. Varied materials - render, glass, glass bricks, polished blockwork. In Times Square, Charles Jenck's sculpture is a double helix.
Grace McCombie, 2009, Pevsner Architectural Guides, Newcastle and Gateshead, p 182