24 Britton StreetEdit profile
A 1970’s office building in a great setting in the heart of the Clerkenwell Conservation Area. The client brief asked for complete refurbishment – creating more flexible and comfortable office accommodation whilst improving the sustainability and environmental performance of the building. The brief further included the creation of a new entrance together with the enhancement of the public piazza.
Our concept looks to deliver 24 Britton Street to its original iconic form and regenerate the site in a manner, which is sympathetic to the context.
The building cladding has reached the end of its useful life. In addition the building suffers extensively from heat build-up through solar gain. Our proposal addresses these issues with a new external solar shading system, incorporated into an upgraded insulated cladding system.
Our proposals look to redefine the public piazza. A new glass stand-alone pavilion provides a new entrance and reception to the main building. The enlarged atrium between ground, lower ground and basement will greatly increase the levels of natural light in this portion of the development.
The external design of the pavilion compliments the existing office building, which sits adjacent. Full frameless glazing creates the appearance of the piazza continuing into the interior of the pavilion, with complimentary floor finishes being set inside and out.