The collaboration was suggested by developers Orion who liked aspects of both competition submissions made by the two practices. Ben van Berkel’s elevational approach suggested clustering adjacent residential floors within a series of anodised aluminium supergrids.
259 City Road
Fred Pilbrow led the team at PLP invited to collaborate with UNStudio on the design of a new residential tower at 259 City Road. The scheme received planning consent in 2011. This is a project of PLP Architecture.