Maple Place, Fitzroy Street, London

Fitzroy Street and Maple Place Building, London Lettable Space, Duggan Morris Architecture

Fitzroy Street and Maple Place

London Office Architecture Development – design by Duggan Morris Architects

19 May 2011

Fitzroy Street and Maple Place London

RIBA Award winner, 19 May 2011

Design: Duggan Morris Architects

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photographs © Kilian O’Sullivan

Fitzroy Street and Maple Place in London

Duggan Morris have carefully modified a couple of existing office buildings to create two co-joined but separately lettable spaces, each with a similar character but at the same time different. In carrying out the refurbishment at Maple Place, Fitzroy Street they have retained as much of the existing fabric as possible so that the interventions are pared down and elemental. The apparent simplicity belies the fact that this was a complex refurbishment.

The simplicity and clarity of the spaces created, and the sheer elegance of the inserted elements – red-brown balustrading, light fittings and way-finding against white backgrounds – are the result of an almost obsessive attention to detail. There are no irrelevant flourishes. Every design move has been proportionate, deliberate and embeds the pared down character of the building.

Fitzroy Street and Maple Place – Building Information

Location: London W1
Architect: Duggan Morris Architects
Client: Derwent London
Contractor: The Thornton Partnership
Structural Engineer: Akera Engineers
Contract Value: £2.5million
Date of completion: Nov 2010
Gross internal area: 2,400 sqm

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