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1441 - The Import Building, East India Dock


A new destination workplace has been created as part of a wider masterplan.

Key Features 

  • An existing 1990s RC framed office building in East India Dock. 
  • Phase one of a Masterplan to transform the whole development, The Import Building was extended in part with a steel frame and metal deck construction and a dramatic atrium was created using glulam and CLT. 
  • The atrium structure fixes back to the existing RC slabs and the glulam columns sit on the existing ground floor which is strengthened with steel beams at high level in the existing basement.

Awards: Winner - Structural Timber Awards. Shortlisted - AJ Architecture Awards and NLA Awards. 

Photographs Ⓒ Galliford Try

Client: Trilogy PropertyArchitect: Studio Richard Hywel Evans

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Andy Heyne
Carmel Lennon
Kelly Harrison