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Beachfront Observation Tower Confirmed for the British City of Brighton

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

  • Architects: Martin Friedrich Architects
  • Location: Brighton VIC 3186, Australia
  • Design Principal: Martin Friedrich
  • Project Architects: Michael Ceckiewicz , Kris Treagus and Prashanth Iyer
  • Area: 519.0 sqm
  • Project Year: 2013
  • Photographs: Derek Swalwell, Courtesy of Martin Friedrich, Gerard Warrener

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The Esplanade / Finnis Architects

  • Architects: Finnis Architects
  • Location: Brighton VIC 3186, Australia
  • Architecture And Interior Design: Finnis Architects
  • Builder: Progressive Properties
  • Project Year: 2010
  • Photographs: Dianna Snape

© Dianna Snape © Dianna Snape © Dianna Snape © Dianna Snape

House in Brighton / FMD Architects

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

© Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts © Peter Bennetts

Dyke Road Avenue / BBM Sustainable Design

  • Architects: BBM Sustainable Design
  • Location: Brighton, United Kingdom
  • Architects: BBM Sustainable Design Ltd 
  • Interior Design: Donna Gray at Milk
  • Landscape Design: Donna Gray at Milk
  • Consultant Engineer: BEP Consulting Engineers
  • Budget: £250.000
  • Main Contractor: Chalmers & Co.
  • Bespoke Furniture: Donna Gray at Milk
  • Gross Floor Area: House as existing: 176 sqm. New House: 277 sqm

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