25.02.21

Urbanest City progresses on site

Our project with urbanest UK is on site, with the final interface details being installed, and the student accommodation and office fit-outs nearing the final stages.
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'Urbanest City' is a distinctive, mixed-use building which will create a new destination within the City of London. At its heart lies a triple-height public exhibition space housing a preserved section of the original Roman London City Wall. Above the Roman Wall, the building provides student housing, office space, incubator office space for start-up companies and a café to complement the exhibition space, as well as a new route across the site.

The development includes Luminary London, a contemporary workspace, set to complete first, in 2021. Set over 11 floors it will provide 49,000 sq.ft of space with fantastic views of the City.
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In recent weeks, the barrel vault cladding at the gable ends of the building has been installed and completes the building’s distinctive silhouette.

Kasia Ziolkowska, Senior Project Architect at Apt, said: “It is exciting to see the building reach its final form and to experience the special spaces generated by the unique geometry.”

Find out more about the project here. 

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