Logan Hall is a stunning auditorium owned by University College London's Institute of Education and located in their 20 Bedford Way building. Available for University events as well as for private hire, the 910-seat venue is regularly used for conferences, debates, concerts, fashion shows and film screenings. Featuring tiered seating, outstanding acoustics and excellent sight lines; The stage at Logan Hall has been graced by world-leading academics and entertainers including Sir David Attenborough, Brian Cox & Stephen Hawking.
Logan Hall's home of 20 Bedford Way is situated in Bloomsbury close to the British Museum and in London's academic homeland. The building was designed by Sir Denys Lasdun in 1977 and is considered an iconic example of Brutalist architecture. Brutalist building design emerged during the 1950s during post-war reconstruction projects and is characterised by minimal construction showcasing structural elements over decorative design. 20 Bedford Way prominently displays the styles exposed and unpainted concrete, angular geometric shapes and monochrome colour palette. Sir Denys Lasdun also designed the National Theatre and was considered one of the finest Brutalist architects in the UK.
UCL recently undertook a £2.4 million upgrade to the interior of the grade 2 listed building, including a complete refurbishment of Logan Hall. The project was completed by TROY group, and as part of that refurbishment 910 new auditorium seats were installed by Ferco Seating.
UCL elected to use Ferco's versatile FT10 Wrimatic auditorium seat which is perfect for both education, auditorium and multi-purpose venues. The FT10 is fully upholstered with removeable seat covers and is designed for superior ergonomic and postural support. Featuring a structural steel frame throughout the seat and backrest for robust performance, the FT10 is virtually maintenance-free.
In addition to being a comfortable and flexible seating choice, Ferco's FT10 Wrimatic chair features an A3 writing tablet. Ferco's Wrimatic tablet is load tested up to 240kg and is virtually unbreakable. The Wrimatic tablet makes the FT10 practical for lectures and conferences - and is fully integrated into the chair to stow away easily when not in use. Ferco's anti-panic system means that if there is an emergency when the tablet is in use, it is easily moved back to its stowed position with minimal effort leaving no obstructions to the user.
Logan Hall is an exceptional multi-purpose venue which continues to host international and prestigious events. It is only right that such a venue gets an audience seat that is attractive, comfortable and versatile. Ferco's FT10 Wrimatic is beautifully designed and practical for any audience - as such it was the perfect seat for University College London and Logan Hall.