RCOG (2022)

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Client: Littlehampton Welding Limited
Architect: Bennetts Associates
Location: London, United Kingdom

Date: 2022-05-01 00:00:00 +0000 UTC
Tags: Steel, refurbishment, stairs


The Bennetts Associates scheme aims to unify two separate buildings, a historic 19th century masonry building and a newer 20th century building into a single flexible space for the Royal College of Gynaecologists (RCOG). This was achieved by a new structural steel and glass roof and facade over the space between them, thus creating a usable, conditioned space below. The two old structures are linked with a dramatic spiralling steel staircase. Format Engineers were responsible for the RIBA Stage 4 technical design of the glazed roof, the facade structure and the huge spiral staircase.

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