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Video: The team behind Adelaide Wharf

Paul Finch, editor emeritus of the Architectural Review and The Architects’ Journal, discusses the construction of Adelaide Wharf, the award-winning housing development in Hackney, East London, with Elliot Lipton of developer First Base, Stephen Oakes of the Homes and Communities Agency, architect Simon Allford of Allford Hall Monaghan Morris and structural engineer Hanif Kara

A roundtable discussion in six sections


Full episodes are available by clicking on the thumbnails below the player

Part 1: Stephen Oakes on the background to the project

Part 2: Elliot Lipton on the development challenges

Part 3: Simon Allford on the architectural process

Part 4: Hanif Kara on the project’s structure and construction

Part 5: Stephen Oakes on the scheme’s commercial space

Part 6: The lessons learned from the project

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