A design for a flexible office building in one of the best regarded business parks in Europe, masterplanned by Arup Associates near Heathrow, London: The north and south wings of the building are splayed to establish a sequential passage into the building, opening views across the lakeside and the surrounding landscape.
This was the first building of the second phase of the Stockley Park development near Heathrow airport and was intended to be a multi-tenanted seed building. Working with the masterplan framework, Eric Parry Architects created a series of related garden and public spaces. Amongst several innovations is the first major UK application of pre-fabricated silicone bonded glass block panels in the Stanhope Offices façade. This produced translucent walls, allowing light to penetrate deep into the office floor plate.
Aluminium Imagination Award, 1992
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