A challenging City Centre retail development undertaken at DLG Architects. Demolition of the existing office building down to basement level and the construction of a new building within the residual footprint.
As the Project Architect Chris was the CA and responsible for the delivery of the building. A piled foundation design, with tension piles at the front, carries a new steel frame with in-situ cast concrete slabs all provide basement storage and 4 retail plates. New lift and stair cores connect the various floor levels. Site specific challenges were: multiple Party Wall & Structure Matters, geotechnical issues and contract administration.
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