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Artillery Row for Make Architects


Artillery Row

Artillery Row for Make Architects

Westminster, London
June 2015

This 1980s office building in Victoria was refurbished and extended to create eight floors of 22 apartments and a ground floor retail space. Part of the original building fabric was retained, on which was added three floors and a setback penthouse level.

millimetre’s work was a crucial part of the refurbishment and extension. We partnered with Make Architects and New Pro foundry to develop and refine an existing Art Deco pattern, taken from a cast iron grille. This was tiled and cast in bronze for the production of a low level grill on the ground floor, a large screen for the entrance to the apartments and three balustrades for each flat.

We also undertook the development and engineering of the blasted / anodised aluminium cladding screen for the cantilevered section of the penthouse apartments, and the engineering and production of the bespoke 2.5m-diameter clock on the second floor.

Our work on the building spanned 19 months, during which we cast 6 tons of LG2 for the balustrades, vent covers and screens.

Make Architects
New Pro Foundry
More Control
Harry Hewatt
Photography: © Make / millimetre