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Heatherwick Studio Reveals Expansive Glass Canopy for Olympia's Regeneration Project in London

Heatherwick Studio has unveiled the design of a new large-scale glass canopy to become one of the main attractions of Olympia, an ambitious regeneration project aimed at transforming the 138-year-old exhibition halls in London into a global culture and entertainment destination. Originally designed by Sir Henry Edward Coe, Olympia is set to offer visitors a wide range of venues and activities, including two hotels, over 30 restaurants, bars and eateries, a 4,400-capacity live music hall, a theater, and spaces for the Wetherby Performing Arts School, in addition to over 2.5 acres of accessible public spaces. The revival project is co-designed by Heatherwick Studio and SPPARC.

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro's London Wall West Redevelopment: Demolition of Iconic 1970s Buildings for New Office Space Set to Proceed

The controversial London Wall West redevelopment project, which involves the demolition of the former Museum of London and Bastion House, is set to proceed. The redevelopment, designed by architecture firms Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Sheppard Robson, will replace the landmark 1970s buildings with a modern office complex. The City of London has confirmed that the Secretary of State for Leveling Up, Housing, and Communities, Michael Gove, has decided not to call in the plans to reevaluate the former museum, allowing the project to move forward.

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Market Mews House / Ampuero Yutronic

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  • Architects: Ampuero Yutronic
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  240
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2023

Dalston Lane / DROO Architects

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  • Architects: DROO Architects
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  1500
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2022

Foster + Partners Unveils Net-Zero, Mixed-Use Development in London, UK

Foster + Partners’ development in Bankside, London, has just been granted planning approval. Designed in collaboration with Lipton Rogers and real estate developer Hines, the Southwark Council has just agreed to proceed with the development. Titled “18 Blackfriars Road”, the project aims to revitalize a neglected two-acre brownfield site that has sat vacant for two decades.

Layers Restaurant & Bakery / Common Ground Workshop

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Revitalizing London's Urban Fabric: AHMM Transforms Office Space into Vibrant Co-Living Community

Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM)’s architectural studio has revealed the plans to convert a 1950s London office building into a co-living residential scheme. Initiated by developer HUB and Bridges Fund Management, “Cornerstone” is nestled on the fringes of the iconic Barbican estate, hoping to seamlessly transform the original office building to integrate 174 co-living residences.

Reimagining London's Iconic BT Tower: Heatherwick Studios' Vision for a Hotel Transformation

On February 21st, 2024, American Hotelier MCR Hotels acquired the renowned BT Tower in London. The tower, a Grade II listed marvel, is nestled within London’s Fitzrovia, standing as a testament to the city’s heritage. Initially used as the British Telecommunications Tower and was known as the Post Office Tower, the BT Tower will be repurposed by Heatherwick Studio, with plans underway to breathe new life into this iconic structure.

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Defrosted Home / Julius Taminiau Architects

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