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  5. Gort Scott
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  7. Wembley WC Pavilion / Gort Scott

Wembley WC Pavilion / Gort Scott

  • 01:00 - 15 March, 2014
Wembley WC Pavilion / Gort Scott
Wembley WC Pavilion / Gort Scott, Courtesy of Gort Scott
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  • Structural Engineer

    Price and Myers
  • Services Engineer

    Skelly and Couch
  • Quantity Surveyor

  • Contractor

    Brac Contracts
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Text description provided by the architects. This is an unusual commission given the decline in provision of such services by local authorities.  Standing over five metres tall the proposal commands a presence at the high point of the surrounding topography.  Each of the building’s sides is subtly differentiated in response to the specific contexts, whether a busy road or public space.

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The base of the building will be constructed from concrete and will stand up to the anticipated knocks and scrapes of heavy use.  Above head-height the structure becomes a filigree, shiny metal screen, allowing for light and ventilation without letting views in. The perforated water-cut screen further creates the effect of a glowing lantern during the evening.

It is hoped that the building will form an elegant addition to the public realm and a sculptural object in the wider landscape.

Ground Floor Plan
Ground Floor Plan

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
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Cite: "Wembley WC Pavilion / Gort Scott" 15 Mar 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884
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