Past Portfolio

Years with Allies & Morrison

Bankside 123

An office-led development of 100,000 sqm, stitched into the surrounding neighbourhood of Southwark with a network of public spaces, new routes, cafes and retail.

Bankside 123 was a major project for Allies and Morrison, which marked the renewal of the urban wider area of Bankside, close to the City of London and in the shadow of Tate Modern.  The three simple rectilinear buildings are ‘carved’ through the 2.5 hectare site,creating a permeable area with a series of outdoor rooms for tenants, visitors and local residents to walk through and dwell in.  Arranged around day-lit atria, each building responds to a complex geometry.

In context

Space between


Light and Shadow

The Blue Fin Building has been 'patinated' with randomly distributed, angled fins, not only to shade its glassy skin but also to bring its surface to life in depth and shadow as the sun moves through the day.

From a distance

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Past Portfolio*

King's Cross Central

Bankside 123

Liverpool One

St Andrew’s Bow

Msheireb Downtown Doha

Diwan Annex

Qatar National Archive

Amiri Guard

Msheireb Housing

MEC, Doha

Cooling Tower, Doha

Sidra Village, Doha

Great Northern Hotel

Paternoster Square

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* Projects while at Allies & Morrison

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