• Technical

    • Appointment: 2006
    • Construction Start: 2010
    • Completion: 2012
    • Area: 5186m²
    • Budget: £12.4 million
    • Sustainable Credentials: CO2 emissions / m² treated floor area: 12.9kgCO2/ m² BREEAM Healthcare Excellent
    • Form of Contract: Design & Build
    • Client: South London Health Partnership LIFT Co / Developer: Fulcrum / Public Sector: Lambeth PCT
    • Contractor: Willmott Dixon
    • Services Engineer: Cundall
    • Structural Engineer: Price & Myers
    • Quantity Surveyor: Davis Langdon
    • Landscape Architect: Landscape Projects
    • Artist: Paul Morrison (Central Hall and Main Stair)
    • Artist: Daniel Sturgis (External Corten Frieze at Street Level)
    • Project Management: Davis Langdon
    • Transport Consultant: Alan Baxter Associates
    • Planning Consultant: Urban Practitioners
  • Bibliography

      • ‘We had some front…’, Building Design, 14 March 2014, p1
      • Hinge (Hong Kong), Jan 14, pp76-81
      • Building Better Healthcare Magazine, November 2013, p1
      • Time Out, 13 August 2013, p29
      • New London 2013/2014, July 2013, p27
      • ‘RIBA Awards 2013’, Architects’ Journal, 13 July 2013, p67
      • ‘First Person’, Brick Bulletin, Summer 2013, pp4-5
      • Jay Merrick, ‘A Statement of Intent’, Architects’ Journal, 7 March 2013, pp44-51
      • Stephen Bayley, ‘Natural light is a beacon for the human spirit’, The Daily Telegraph, 20 February 2013, p24
      • ‘Civic Pride’, World Health Design, January 2013, p54
      • Architecture Today, Issue 234 January 2013, pp36-45
      • Healthy Outlook, Building Design, 16 November 2012, p1
      • ‘Buschow Henley in Lambeth’, Brick Bulletin, Autumn 2009, p4
      • Hattie Hartman, ‘Sustainability in Practice’, Architects' Journal, 25.06.09, pp41-44
      • ‘Architect of the Year Awards – UK design continues to inspire’, Building Design, 17 October 2008, pp10 – 11
  • Awards

    • Winner, Civic Trust Award, 2014
    • Winner, Building Better Healthcare Awards, Best Primary Care Design, 2013
    • Winner, National RIBA Award, 2013
    • Midlist, RIBA Stirling Prize, 2013
    • Highly Commended, Design & Health International Academy Awards, International Health Project (Under 40,000sqm), 2013
    • Shortlisted, New London Architecture Awards, Health + Care Category, 2013

Akerman is as much about the street and the city as it is about a building.

‘Those who fear for the future of the NHS will be proud that the Akerman gave its architects a chance to prove that one of the great institutions of the post-Victorian age could create a civic monument at least as imposing as any of its predecessors’ Timothy Brittain-Catlin, 2013

  • Technical

    • Appointment: 2006
    • Construction Start: 2010
    • Completion: 2012
    • Area: 5186m²
    • Budget: £12.4 million
    • Sustainable Credentials: CO2 emissions / m² treated floor area: 12.9kgCO2/ m² BREEAM Healthcare Excellent
    • Form of Contract: Design & Build
    • Client: South London Health Partnership LIFT Co / Developer: Fulcrum / Public Sector: Lambeth PCT
    • Contractor: Willmott Dixon
    • Services Engineer: Cundall
    • Structural Engineer: Price & Myers
    • Quantity Surveyor: Davis Langdon
    • Landscape Architect: Landscape Projects
    • Artist: Paul Morrison (Central Hall and Main Stair)
    • Artist: Daniel Sturgis (External Corten Frieze at Street Level)
    • Project Management: Davis Langdon
    • Transport Consultant: Alan Baxter Associates
    • Planning Consultant: Urban Practitioners
  • Bibliography

      • ‘We had some front…’, Building Design, 14 March 2014, p1
      • Hinge (Hong Kong), Jan 14, pp76-81
      • Building Better Healthcare Magazine, November 2013, p1
      • Time Out, 13 August 2013, p29
      • New London 2013/2014, July 2013, p27
      • ‘RIBA Awards 2013’, Architects’ Journal, 13 July 2013, p67
      • ‘First Person’, Brick Bulletin, Summer 2013, pp4-5
      • Jay Merrick, ‘A Statement of Intent’, Architects’ Journal, 7 March 2013, pp44-51
      • Stephen Bayley, ‘Natural light is a beacon for the human spirit’, The Daily Telegraph, 20 February 2013, p24
      • ‘Civic Pride’, World Health Design, January 2013, p54
      • Architecture Today, Issue 234 January 2013, pp36-45
      • Healthy Outlook, Building Design, 16 November 2012, p1
      • ‘Buschow Henley in Lambeth’, Brick Bulletin, Autumn 2009, p4
      • Hattie Hartman, ‘Sustainability in Practice’, Architects' Journal, 25.06.09, pp41-44
      • ‘Architect of the Year Awards – UK design continues to inspire’, Building Design, 17 October 2008, pp10 – 11
  • Awards

    • Winner, Civic Trust Award, 2014
    • Winner, Building Better Healthcare Awards, Best Primary Care Design, 2013
    • Winner, National RIBA Award, 2013
    • Midlist, RIBA Stirling Prize, 2013
    • Highly Commended, Design & Health International Academy Awards, International Health Project (Under 40,000sqm), 2013
    • Shortlisted, New London Architecture Awards, Health + Care Category, 2013
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