Local Authority: Greenwich
Client: Knight Dragon
Architect: Assemblage; Mole Architects, Adam Khan Architects; 6a Architects; David Kohn Architects; SelgasCano; Barozzi/Veiga; and Schulze+Grassov.
Contract Value: £56m
We have been a major part of Knight Dragon’s extensive regeneration of the Greenwich Peninsula since ground was first broken in 2009. We have subsequently delivered 949 units over four separate plots.
The 230,000 sqft commercial centrepiece of the masterplan is the Design District, a cluster of 16 artistically inspired buildings designed by a collection of eight separate practices, each working on two buildings.
The Design District is London’s first purpose built district designed for the creative industries.
Arranged into seven distinct sub-districts, the development provides vibrant clusters of affordable workspaces, galleries, studios, incubators, start-ups, retail and food and beverage across the 1.08-hectare plot.
The buildings comprise a mix of structural and architectural finishes, with external facades including Terrazzo, Corten steel, polycarbonate and ETFE, in-situ
concrete and corrugated aluminium cladding.
Structurally, the buildings have been designed as a mix of traditional reinforced concrete, structural steel and cross laminated timber.
Mixed-use & Commercial Experience
Since our formation in 1974, we’ve helped to deliver some of London’s highest profile projects. Whilst out most prominent market has been London’s new-build residential sector, we have over 20 years’ experience within the commercial property sector.
We’ve predominantly delivered Cat A office space as part of commercial led mixed-use schemes but more recently, we have expanded our offer to include purely commercial schemes. We are currently delivering over 230,000 sqft of creative workspace and retail facilities at the Greenwich Design District for Knight Dragon.
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