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St James: The Corniche

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Building: The Corniche
Location: London, England
Architect: Foster + Partners
Structural Engineer: Davies Maguire and Whitby
Façade Engineer: Wintech
Energy and Sustainability Consultants: Hodkinson Consultancy
Environmental Engineer: Hoare Lea
Landscape Architect: Townshend Landscape Architects
Year: 2019

AE Interests: Mixed Use. Curvilinear form meant to give panoramic view to individual apartments. Partially redesigned during construction to avoid windows falling out. Includes three sperate towers/complexes. Minimal columns that are at times rotated in plan to maximize internal space. Two story basement made next to a river and a major railway.

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Written by Troy Stewart

February 19, 2020 at 12:44 pm

Posted in Built

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