Client advice and technical services from 2013 for consistent use, look and feel rooted in evidence based design for a world class passenger experience for 200m passengers per year. The concept design by Atkins Grimshaw GIA Equation Maynard was developed into a family of products, components and finishes for manufacture and installation by nine station contractors using latest systems engineering techniques.
Client: Atkins for Crossrail Chief Engineer’s Group, Chief Engineer, Heads of Architecture and MEP.
Consultant: Framework consortium of Atkins, Grimshaw, Maynard, GIA Equation, Arup.
Cost: Linewide stations fit out, circa £6bn.
Linewide concept CGI, platform level
Escalator head, Whitechapel station
Requirement resolution stages
Linewide totem uplighter prototype
Linewide fire sign prototype
Platform edge structure
Requirements’ development, prototyping and performance testing for 2.5km modular structure built out by five station contractors.
Newham Trackside Wall artwork
Project lead over 5 years for artwork by Sonia Boyce OBE RA; comprising community engagement, 1438 panels, 1.9km wall.
Central London sub surface stations
Warm tonal uplighting from multi-functional totems gives a welcoming, human centric feel to the concourse spaces, helping passengers navigate to east and westbound platforms.