The design of Broadwick House exploits the unique characteristics of
this corner site by maximizing natural light and views, providing high
quality office space on six upper floors with a restaurant and retail
space at the ground and basement levels.
the fifth floor level, where the building steps back on three sides, outdoor
terraces provide views across the Soho skyline. The predominant
architectural signature is a great arched roof enclosing double height
office space at the highest level, commanding spectacular views across
the West End. The total office and retail space is 3,020 square meters.
building draws on a neutral palette of materials, predominately
fair-faced concrete, high performance glass and natural aluminum and
stainless steel for the facades and the curved roof. Splashes of bright
colour are added to accentuate the carefully detailed and articulated
part of the lift tower and arched roof structures.
London Studio also will house conference facilities and a gallery space
that would be used for special exhibitions as well as to exhibit work
done by the studio's designers. The ground level also will feature an
independently owned and operated restaurant.
new London Studio is the first step that we are taking to upgrade and
expand our design facilities around the world," says Mays.
"Providing our design staff with the best tools available is
essential if we are to achieve our ultimate goal of being the premier
design organization in the world."