By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

STRUCTURE

To reflect the architectural internal planning, elevational treatments and organic sinuous form of the internal leading slab edge, a structural grid of 8.4m x 6.0m was derived using reinforced concrete as the construction material. Concrete allowed the team to form the sculptured cantilevering edge as a fair-face finish and proved the most cost-effective for the typical spans as a 300mm thick slab.

GET INSTANT ACCESS

for less than 46p a day

Join thousands of professionals who already subscribe to the Architects' Journal.
You’ll get instant access to read this article -
and 53,000+ articles like it.

  • Trusted industry news & analysis, wherever you need itUnlimited online access and weekly magazine delivery – now also available on iPad/iPhone
  • Get ideas, get inside buildings and check precedentsBuildings Library – images, drawings and plans for exemplar projects in British architecture
  • Planning & regulation – what you need to know Protect your practice - the AJ keeps you up-to-date with changes to regulations and legislation
SUBSCRIBE & GET INSTANT ACCESS
or
The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters