• Technical

    • Appointment: 1997
    • Construction Start: 1998
    • Completion: 1999
    • Area: 10223m²
    • Budget: £4.5 million
    • Form of Contract: Traditional
    • Client: Manhattan Loft Corporation
    • Contractor: William Verry
    • Structural Engineer: John E Foster
    • Quantity Surveyor: BPTW Partnership
    • Landscape Architect: Freemont Landscape Architects
    • Glazing Engineer: Dewhurst MacFarlane
  • Bibliography

      • David Littlefield & Saskia Lewis, ‘Morphology and Matter’, Architectural Voices, 2007, pp72–81
      • ‘Kontext Materialu a Pameti’, Forum, April 2001, pp20–25
      • Adam Jacques, ‘Adventures in Space’, The Independent – Property, 28 April 2004, pp2–3
      • ‘High Life’, The Architectural Review, January 2001, pp72–74
      • ‘Zen Roof Terrace’, Elle Decoration – Deco Details, August 2000, pp2–3
      • ‘Shepherdess Walk’, Quaderns, 2000, pp84–89
      • ‘The Loft Building’, A & T, 1999, pp82–93
      • ‘The Factory’, Nikkei Architecture, 13 December 1999, pp76–79
      • Corinna Dean, ‘Pastoral Bliss’, The Architects’ Journal, 24 June 1999, pp21–31
      • ‘Dach als Vorstadtidylle’, Bauwelt, 30 October 1998, pp2296–2297
  • Awards

    • Winner, RIBA Award for Architecture 2000
    • Shortlisted, Crown Estates RIBA Award for Conservation, 2000
    • Shortlisted, Hot Dip Galvanizing Awards, 2000
    • Shortlisted, British Archaeological Awards AIA Ironbridge Award, 2000
    • Shortlisted, Guardian National Homebuilder Design, 2000
    • Commendation, Blueprint Architecture Awards 'Best Residential Building of the Year (Refurbishment)', 2000

The scheme adapts an early C20th industrial building to create 50 loft apartments and ground floor commercial space.

‘This conversion…conjures images of neighbourly interaction over the garden fence, five storeys above the city.’ Corinna Dean 1999

  • Technical

    • Appointment: 1997
    • Construction Start: 1998
    • Completion: 1999
    • Area: 10223m²
    • Budget: £4.5 million
    • Form of Contract: Traditional
    • Client: Manhattan Loft Corporation
    • Contractor: William Verry
    • Structural Engineer: John E Foster
    • Quantity Surveyor: BPTW Partnership
    • Landscape Architect: Freemont Landscape Architects
    • Glazing Engineer: Dewhurst MacFarlane
  • Bibliography

      • David Littlefield & Saskia Lewis, ‘Morphology and Matter’, Architectural Voices, 2007, pp72–81
      • ‘Kontext Materialu a Pameti’, Forum, April 2001, pp20–25
      • Adam Jacques, ‘Adventures in Space’, The Independent – Property, 28 April 2004, pp2–3
      • ‘High Life’, The Architectural Review, January 2001, pp72–74
      • ‘Zen Roof Terrace’, Elle Decoration – Deco Details, August 2000, pp2–3
      • ‘Shepherdess Walk’, Quaderns, 2000, pp84–89
      • ‘The Loft Building’, A & T, 1999, pp82–93
      • ‘The Factory’, Nikkei Architecture, 13 December 1999, pp76–79
      • Corinna Dean, ‘Pastoral Bliss’, The Architects’ Journal, 24 June 1999, pp21–31
      • ‘Dach als Vorstadtidylle’, Bauwelt, 30 October 1998, pp2296–2297
  • Awards

    • Winner, RIBA Award for Architecture 2000
    • Shortlisted, Crown Estates RIBA Award for Conservation, 2000
    • Shortlisted, Hot Dip Galvanizing Awards, 2000
    • Shortlisted, British Archaeological Awards AIA Ironbridge Award, 2000
    • Shortlisted, Guardian National Homebuilder Design, 2000
    • Commendation, Blueprint Architecture Awards 'Best Residential Building of the Year (Refurbishment)', 2000
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