The Central St. Giles Court is a building complex located in Camden, London. The main idea of the project is to break the concept of a simple office building and transform it into a multi usage complex with space to multiple activities. The project is a partnership among Renzo Piano and Fletcher Priest.

The concept of bringing activities to this area was really nice, and to do that they combined restaurants, stores, offices and even residential spaces in one location. The buildings have colorful facades and form a beautiful contrast with London's grey landscape. Another interesting thing about this project was that the buildings were elevated in 6m to invite people to walk through it, to participate. Enjoy the images and also visit rpbw.com for more information.

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© Michel Denance

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© Michel Denance

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© RPBW ph. Maurits van der Staay

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© RPBW ph. Maurits van der Staay

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© Michel Denance

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© RPBW ph. Maurits van der Staay

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© RPBW ph. Maurits van der Staay

Each facet is unique, differing in height, orientation, color, and relationship to natural light. Glass, steel and ceramic are the primary elements of the skin. In each fact the ceramic is used in different shade and colors that respond to the surrounding building, thus helping to integrate the scheme in the immediate urban environment.

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© RPBW ph. Maurits van der Staay

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© Hufton & Crow, Courtesy L&G and MEC

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© Hufton & Crow, Courtesy L&G and MEC

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© RPBW

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© RPBW

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
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Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© RPBW ph. Joost Moolhuijzen

Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects
© RPBW

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