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First scheme launches for Project Orange

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Project Orange has started on site in Sheffield with this scheme, the practice's first new- build project.

The mixed-use scheme will include retail, office and residential space across six storeys.

According to project architect Christopher Ash, the form of the building can be seen as a 'collision between two geometries' - curved, and angular.

He continued: 'The three public facades of the building are wrapped in jet black machine-made brick, challenging the orthodoxy of the municipal red brick vernacular. With a shimmering semi-glaze the facades will glisten like steel when wet.'

The site was formerly a family-run corner shop which expanded to occupy the whole block, consuming a local bakery, dry cleaner's and newsagent on the way.

Planning consent was granted in December 2002, and work is expected to complete in February 2006.

by Rob Sharp

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