jean nouvel: one new change project jean nouvel: one new change project
feb 04, 2010

jean nouvel: one new change project

‘one new change’ by jean nouvel

the jean nouvel designed ‘one new change’, which is currently under construction close to st paul’s cathedral in the city of london, has been named both the overall and mixed use winner in this year’s MIPIM architectural review future project awards.

the new building forms the interface between st paul’s cathedral and the city. it is one of the largest projects to be undertaken in central london.

a new route from cheapside to new change is open to the sky and orientated to create a new view of st paul’s cathedral framed by the building. this ‘slot’ extends to the central pedestrian crossing culminating in an atrium rising through the full height of the building and containing a public artwork installation.   the central atrium also provides access to the roof where a restaurant and café facilities with public terrace provide extensive views of the cathedral and london skyline.   above the retail accommodation, the building has five floors of offices, arranged around four cores. the building is serviced at basement level with vehicular access via a ramp off bread street. the design delivers 10% of the building’s energy needs from renewable sources on site in line with the mayor of london guidelines for major developments.

currently under construction

view to st paul’s cathedral

project info: client: land securities architects (concept): ateliers jean nouvel architects (delivery): sidell gibson architects structural engineer: arup services engineer: hoare lea size: 25’000m2 retail 35’000m2 commercial office + basement services

  • Quero uma coisa destas para Coimbra

    Jesus da Rua Fernandes Tomás says:
  • Great ! – London desperately needs more big global corporate chain outlets to push out all those irritating independent shops and services that give the city its character and culture… love the architecture though.

    Finlay says:
  • same as above….why cant these developments offer space to others than just the usual crap high street chains? Do they not realise if they selected carefully and designed correctly they would have a much more interesting and attractive space to london as a whole?

    pedro says:
  • Brilliant – we need more fashion outlets. When is it going to be finished and what shops have signed up already?

    Karen says:
  • Throw me a frickin’ bone here!

    dr evil says:

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