George Stowell 

Chartered Practice | Client Adviser

CROSSRAIL PLACE


Technical management: Services to Adamson Associates for station over-site development

2012

Outcome: Collaboration for technical excellence in the creation of a visionary project.

Completed as one of Britain’s first contemporary timber infrastructure projects, meeting high user expectations and sustainability standards for ease of use and maintenance over the one hundred and twenty year intended lifespan.

Consultants: Arup, Gilesspies, Foster + Partners, for client, Canary Wharf Group.

Sustainable structural materials

Gulam timber structure sourced from sustainably managed European forests, engineered by Arup, Wiehag and Seele.

Enjoyable and practical garden

Effusive planting and hard landscape scheme by Gillespies enriching the user experience. Subtly integrated elements of design for long term maintenance and value.

Crafted weathering skin

Protective lightweight skin to Gulam beams, designed by Foster + Partners gives a highly engineered visual contrast to informal planting.