The Makers Shoreditch
Location: Nile Street, London, U.K.
Architect: Avanti Architects
Designed by Avanti Architects, this new landmark for Shoreditch, comprises of two interconnecting buildings, the podium and the tower (reaching 29 floors), The Makers on Nile Street encompasses the vibe of Shoreditch as well as the convenience and history of the City. The scheme provides 175 residential units, a commercial/gallery space, a new special needs school, enhanced community sports facilities and a new public space for Londoners. The residential accommodation is housed in a 7 storey linear street block and a 29 storey tower above a 2 storey podium. The scheme also makes an outstanding contribution to the local neighbourhood through wider improvements to connectivity and permeability across the area.
10,500 sqm (113,000 sq ft) of unitised curtain wall for the residential tower and 5,000 sqm (53,000 sq ft) of stick curtain wall for the mixed use podium.
(16.8 clear laminate with polished edges) + (16.8mm clear heat strengthened PVB with polished edges) + (8mm Iplus Advanced 1.0/16mm TGI/ 8.8mm Iplus Advanced 1.0 Heat strengthened laminate) + (8mm Iplus Advanced 1.0/15mm TGI/6mm Clear/15mm TGI/8.8 Iplus Advanced 1.0 Heat Strengthened)
‘This high quality scheme provides a sustainable way forward to meet the chronic shortage of pupil places and homes in London. The scheme makes a huge financial contribution to future schools, off-site affordable housing and S278 works. It also creates a unique new public space for London in the tight knit street network of Shoreditch.’ Amir Ramezani, Director, Avanti Architects