Leadenhall Building

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, London, 2014

 

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  • Site plan    
  • Floorplate of level 6    
  • Floorplate of level 22 (mid-rise)    
  • Floorplate of level 40 (high-rise)    
  • Section A-A    
  • North elevation    
  • East elevation    
  • South elevation    
  • West elevation    
  • Elevation    
  • Early profile drawing    
  • Expression of the key components    
  • Early drawing of public space zoning    
  • BIM Model of table in northern support core    
  • Initial build    
  • Shin removal    
  • Re-tensioning    

Office tower in the City of London with a angled shape that has lead to it being nicknamed the 'Cheesegrater'

The 47-storey skyscraper, which stands opposite the Lloyds Building, is the tallest building in the City of London.

At ground floor level a void creates a large public space with escallators that lead to the building's receptions on the second and third floors, which provide access to the office space above.

The northern support core is conceived as a detached tower containing all passenger and goods lifts, service risers, on-floor plant and WCs. Three groups of passenger lifts serve the low, mid and high rise sections of the building, and are connected by two transfer lobbies at levels ten and 24.

The office floors take the form of simple rectangular floor plates which progressively diminish in depth by 750 millimetres towards the apex.

Data

  • Begun: Jul 2011
  • Completed: Jul 2014
  • Floor area: 84,424m2
  • Sector: Office
  • Total cost: £500M
  • Address: 122 Leadenhall Street, London, EC3V 4AB, United Kingdom

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