Studio RHE has created a 10-storey engineered timber atrium at the heart of a London office building, as shown in this exclusive footage shot by Dezeen for the architecture firm.
London-based Studio RHE renovated the Import Building for Trilogy Real Estate, as the first phase of the reinvention of the Republic complex in East India Quay.
The building was fully updated, with amenities including bars, cafes and extensive outdoor terraces. However the most striking intervention is the new atrium.
This structure was built using two types of engineered wood: glulam and cross-laminated timber (CLT).
These materials are increasingly being used in architecture, as they offer sustainability, quality and speed in construction. The “world’s largest CLT building” completed in London’s Dalston in 2017, and a succession of tall timber towers are being planned around the globe.
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