Beachfront Observation Tower Confirmed for the British City of Brighton

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British practice Marks Barfield Architects, famous for designing the London Eye, are a step closer to realising their latest urban observation structure: the i360 Brighton. This week the international team who created the London landmark were reunited on Brighton beach as as loans of more than £40 million have been agreed to begin the tower’s construction. Bringing together companies from the UK, France (Poma), the USA (Jacobs Enginneering) and the Netherlands (Hollandia), the project has been described as “truly unique.”

Brighton Townhouses / Martin Friedrich Architects

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Architects: Martin Friedrich Architects
Location: Brighton,
Design Principal: Martin Friedrich
Project Architects: Michael Ceckiewicz , Kris Treagus and Prashanth Iyer
Area: 519 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Derek Swalwell, Courtesy of Martin Friedrich, Gerard Warrener

The Esplanade / Finnis Architects

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Architects: Finnis Architects
Location: Brighton VIC,
Builder: Progressive Properties
Year: 2010
Photographs: Dianna Snape

House in Brighton / FMD Architects

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Architects: FMD Architects
Location: VIC 3186,
Design Team: Fiona Dunin, Kathrine Peasley, Rob Kolak
Area: 280.0 sqm
Year: 2012
Photographs: Peter Bennetts

Brighton Implant Clinic / Pedra Silva Architects

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Architects: Pedra Silva Arquitectos
Location: ,
Coordinator: Luis Pedra Silva
Team: Nuno Baptista, Jette Fyhn, Hugo Ramos, André Góis
Photographs: Joao Morgado

John Knox Church / Williams Boag Architects

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Architects: Williams Boag architects Pty Ltd
Location: Brighton, Victoria,
Builder: DJ Rice Pty Ltd
Structural/Civil: Kersulting P/L
Services: Kersulting P/L
Building Surveyor: Anthony Middling & Associates
Heritage Consultant: Bryce Raworth
Project team: Peter Williams, Alison Freeman, Leila Allbrook
Project area: 546 sqm
Project year: 2009
Photographs: Sonia Mangiapane