Our design philosophy was to create a new flexible 'urban park', maximised by vertically stacking the accommodation. Providing a vibrant energy during the day, the designs also incorporated careful use of lighting at night to enhance the bus station.
Comprising the main youth zone accommodation to the ground floor, a sports hall, basketball court and climbing wall to the middle floor and an outdoor kick pitch at roof level, the scheme optimised natural lighting and colour.
Externally, reflective finishes, such as vertical fins and brise-soleil, were utilised to the building's elevations to enhance aesthetics and link the bus station and public realm, together.
Thomas Consulting (Structural)
Beech Jackson Partnership (M&E)
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