Carpenters Wharf by Studio Egret West « Panorama Structure Platform

Carpenters Wharf sits inside Fish Island, on the sting of Hackney Wick. It occupies a strategic place between established communities in Tower Hamlets and the thrilling new developments of the Olympic Park. Carpenters Wharf will get its title from the furnishings makers who as soon as occupied the positioning that sits adjoining to the Lee Navigation Canal. The design of each constructing and panorama goals to seize the characterful qualities of Hackney Wick created by the mix of its industrial previous and the verdant nature of its canals.

The scheme is damaged right into a clustered household of three distinct varieties, with 45 houses over 5 storeys, organised round a light-filled central atrium. On the roof stage, a beneficiant terrace permits area for residents to loosen up and socialise with views over the Olympic Park. The supplies used on Carpenters Wharf replicate the economic previous of the positioning with a robust emphasis on defining massive volumes alongside the canal aspect that make a visible hyperlink to the prevailing warehouses. A bespoke oak timber body offers additional curiosity alongside the canal and frames the ground-floor exhibition area in addition to the upper-level roof terrace. These industrial supplies are contrasted by a naturalistic planting palette impressed by the pioneer plant species and wild character of the Lee Navigation Canal. The depth of roof-level planting goals to create a continuing connection between the roof terrace and the broader views of the Olympic Park.

Challenge Information

Masterplanner, City Designer, Architect, Panorama Architect: Studio Egret West

Challenge location: Hackney Wick, London, UK
Design yr: 2013-2018
Yr Constructed: 2018
Pictures: Jack Hobhouse

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *