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Manhattan Loft Gardens – London, England, U.K.

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Building: Manhattan Loft Gardens
Location: London, England, U.K.
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
Structural Engineer: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
Services Engineer: Hoare Lea
Construction: Bouygues UK
Completion: under construction, anticipated 2016

AE Interests: 143 m tall (469 ft) building includes 2 large cantilevers in the tower mass, 3 sky gardens, 248 residential apartments, a 150-room hotel, 42 levels, a spa, two restaurants, and a triple-height lobby.  Designed with sustainability in mind, the hotel portion will earn the BREEAM “Outstanding” ranking, while the residential component of the tower will earn a Level Four ranking from the Code for Sustainable Homes.  Recycled concrete and steel are to be utilized in the construction of the tower.





Written by Sarah Meixner

September 3, 2015 at 2:33 pm

Posted in Under Construction

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