Technical management for Station over-site development; garden, restaurants and retail.
One of Britain’s most innovative timber roofs covering a Crossrail station with urban park, retail and leisure facilities. Scheme meets high user expectations and sustainability standards. Design strategy, materials and construction for easy use and maintenance over the 125 year intended lifespan.
Employer: Adamson Associates for Canary Wharf Contractors.
Consultants: Arup, Foster + Partners, Gillespies.
In construction timber grid shell roof
Expressed grid shell
Completed roof garden by Gillespies
Completed roof by Seele/Wiehag
Grid shell by Arup/Foster + Partners
Sustainable structural materials
Gulam timber structure sourced from sustainably managed European forests, engineered by Arup, Wiehag and Seele.
Crafted weathering skin
Protective lightweight skin to Gulam beams, designed by Foster + Partners giving a highly engineered visual contrast to informal planting.
Enjoyable and practical garden
Informal planting with carefully detailed hard landscaping by Gillespies enriching the user experience. Subtly integrated design elements for long term maintenance and user benefit.