Get a sneak peek at some of the unique projects from the United Kingdom on show at MIPIM 2013!
New South Glasgow Hospital Project
Presented by Glasgow City Council (United Kingdom)
Due to be fully completed in 2015, the new South Glasgow Hospitals Campus will deliver a gold standard of healthcare with maternity, children’s, adult acute hospitals and state of the art laboratory services all together on one campus. The £1 billion publicly funded hospital site will have the largest critical care complex in the UK and one of the biggest emergency departments in Scotland. The new campus will host a major research, treatment and training facility with specialist clinical research activity involving the City’s Universities. The laboratory building, completed in 2012, has one of the largest bio-repositories in Europe dealing with nearly 100,000 enquires a year.
One Nine Elms occupies a prominent location on London’s riverside at the heart of a new tall building cluster emerging at Vauxhall. The design, made by Kohn Pedersen Fox Associated, responds to its position as the gateway to the proposed linear park and creates an urban oasis, accessible at multiple levels. There are two towers of 200.meters/60 storeys and 161. meters/45storeys connected by an amenity bridge. They accommodate 487 residential units with office and hotel accommodation at the lower levels. One Nine Elms takes advantage of the views across the river towards central London, west towards Chelsea. To the south a new public square is created and roof gardens incorporated into the podium providing a secure play area and amenity space. One Nine Elms is Western Europe’s tallest residential development.
In the framework of ITREZ project, Scotland’s International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone, the University of Strathclyde’s Technology and Innovation Centre will be a state of the art building where 850 researchers, engineers and project managers from academia and industry will work side-by-side. It will be located next to the Scottish Enterprise Industry Engagement Building which will provide a range of office suites to companies wanting to be based at the heart of the ITREZ area. In ITREZ area, industry and academia will be working together to meet the challenges associated with the development of the offshore renewable sector. Developed with industry, for industry, the Technology and Innovation Centre has already attracted major partners including Scottish and Southern Energy, the Weir Group, ScottishPower and several other cross-sectoral industrial partners. The building will provide 4,800 m² of Grade A office space over four storeys and is due for completion in 2014.
Sixty London is a commercial office development being undertaken by AXA Real Estate which is located on Holborn Viaduct, the western edge of the City of London. It will provide 19,510 m² of office space with 2,230 m² floors. It will present the highest standards for modern City office space with the ability to accommodate multiple tenancies, flexible floor plates, ceiling heights and daylight throughout. An important element of the development is the reconstruction of a Victorian gatehouse, which was demolished in the late 1960s. Construction has commenced on site and completion will be achieved in Summer 2013.
Due to be completed in September 2013, Glasgow’s new built arena will hold 12,000 fully seated and will be the largest entertainment venue in Scotland. Scotland’s new national arena has been created by architects Foster and Partners, who also designed the Scottish Exhibition + Conference Centre’s Clyde Auditorium. To be known as The Hydro, the new national arena is the only one of its scale in the UK built specifically for concerts, conferences and events. Once completed, it will become a new landmark on Glasgow’s skyline. Modeled on Greek and Roman amphitheatres, the 45.meters tall building with its distinctive silver dome will stand higher than the neighboring Armadillo. Translucent materials used in the facade will cause the building to appear to glow at night.