||||||||||a new double-height glass-fronted reception area with a mezzanine-level exhibition space|The foyer showcases the four main building materials: timber, glass, steel and concrete|The concrete wall has been imprinted to mirror the grain in the Douglas fir shuttering of the entrance doors|Glass circles diffuse light through the stair|The strong diagnonal created by the stairwell contrasts with the grid-like shapes of the facade|The revamp marks a significant chapter in the Institution’s history: having been based in SW1 since 1926|The revamp marks a significant chapter in the Institution’s history: having been based in SW1 since 1926|There’s also workspace for 55 staff, a public conference centre, members’ facilities and a library|There’s also workspace for 55 staff, a public conference centre, members’ facilities and a library||
11 May 2015

Structural Engineers’ HQ by Hugh Broughton

Words by Helen Parton

Category: Interiors

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