British Airways i360 Named Most Slender Tower In the World by Guinness World Record

08:00 - 19 February, 2016
British Airways i360 Named Most Slender Tower In the World by Guinness World Record, Courtesy of British Airways i360
Courtesy of British Airways i360

British Airways i360, in Brighton, England, has been awarded the Guinness World Record for the most slender tower in the world, with an impressive height to width aspect ratio of 41.15 to 1. The tower stands 160.469 meters tall with a diameter of 3.9 meters. The tower was designed by Marks Barfield Architects, the same team who built the famous London Eye, and is set to open to the public this summer.

Beachfront Observation Tower Confirmed for the British City of Brighton

00:00 - 26 June, 2014
Beachfront Observation Tower Confirmed for the British City of Brighton, Visualisation. Image Courtesy of Marks Barfield Architects / i360 Brighton
Visualisation. Image Courtesy of Marks Barfield Architects / i360 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

01:00 - 16 May, 2014
Brighton Townhouses / Martin Friedrich Architects, © Derek Swalwell
© Derek Swalwell
  • 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

01:00 - 14 January, 2014
The Esplanade / Finnis Architects, © Dianna Snape
© Dianna Snape
  • Architects

  • Location

    Brighton VIC 3186, Australia
  • Architecture and Interior Design

    Finnis Architects
  • Builder

    Progressive Properties
  • Project Year

    2010
  • Photographs

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House in Brighton / FMD Architects

01:00 - 12 August, 2013
House in Brighton / FMD Architects, © Peter Bennetts
© Peter Bennetts
  • 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 +32

Dyke Road Avenue / BBM Sustainable Design

01:00 - 23 May, 2012
Dyke Road Avenue / BBM Sustainable Design
  • Architects

  • 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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