More by Heatherwick Studio
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More hospital projects
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More energy centre projects
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More projects in London
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa
More from davidb
© mimoa© mimoa© mimoa

Boiler Suit

1 rating
log in to rate!
Heatherwick Studio
location London
function energy centre, hospital
contributed by davidb

The boiler house at Guy's and Saint Thomas' Hospital is located next to the main entrance. An important building, but regarded as ugly. It has long been held that the environment often influences how you feel: therefore having attractive hospitals is important. Recognising this, the hospital decided upon an upgrade and, with the collaboration of the Crafts Council, commissioned Thomas Heatherwick to refurbish the exterior. The solution he arrived at consists of 108 almost identical square panels or tiles, the edges of which have an uniform 'S'-shape, which are then infilled with woven stainless steel mesh. Individually, this gives each frame an appearance akin to a hyperbolic paraboloid, but combined together the effect is that of a rippling surface. All the panels are demountable to allow access for maintenance. The building is specially illuminated for night-time appreciation. A distinctive and welcoming icon for both staff, patients and visitors.

Gdansk says:
Zapraszamy serdecznie na nasza nowa strone dla miasta Gdansk odzyskiwanie danych z telefonu samsung Gdansk Gdansk odzyskiwanie danych z telefonu samsung Gdansk
Katowice says:
Zapraszamy serdecznie na nasza nowa strone dla miasta Katowice android odzyskiwanie danych Katowice Katowice android odzyskiwanie danych Katowice
antminer dr3 says:
antminer dr3 antminer dr3 antminer dr3
innosilicon says:
innosilicon innosilicon innosilicon
Executed very well, simple yet great aesthetic for modular use
New York, United States 06-Jan-11
We prefer you log in when posting a comment.
No MIMOA account? Register here!
You can ad links, video's and even use some HTML!
show all projects
full size map
Boiler Suit
Great Maze Pond
United Kingdom
Project is not public!
How to get there? The nearest main line and tube station is London Bridge (Northern Line Bank branch and Jubilee Lines).
This project is part of 242 guides .:London:. nice by eni
14 Maj eftermiddag by saddarkitema
20100530 england all by alois
2014-United kingdem by jyeti
aaaa by ilboga
almere by lukas
Amsterdam by Laura-Capitanelli
archi-trip in london by kevindoom
Caçadores 2012 by BuildingsHunter
Casua London 2012 by noma2
DD&M in London by DDetM
Dirk Londen by drikus18
ee by dzsudaj
Eurostevo londen by gertjangiele
Hospitals by bodarwen
hsg london by hasangumussoy
l0z by pau
LDN by anuski4444
LDN by YankeS
león by epqueiros
Lisboa by Lunafatal
Lisbon by helona
LND by rochimurua
Londek by architurysta
Londen by davevanderhelm
londen by Hannez
Londen by Michel_van_den_Bogaard
londen1 by AnoukL
london by anavicfd
London by Alaska723
London by MParlla
London by giuli_a
london by mauriciorissinger
London by ramarllop
London by ying
london by -_
london by buvera
london by aselinaz
LONDON by kiv
London by PaolaB
London by ddyau
London by annija
LONDON by yume
London by Ecb
London by Rodri
London by SianYu
london by lifecreator
london by kmaxwell
LONDON by viabrenneroarchitettura
London by Miro
LONDON by lmad02
LONDON by jpdees
london by chai
london by ronanny
London by Marius
LONDON by sael80
LONDON by oni
London by Delphoss
London by daniel729
LONDON by pinkpulp
London by Quang
London by superdeluxe323
London by susanalages
London by Inbo
London by Marchitetto
london by martka
london by sykorpa
London by jose_chamorro
london by scate
london by rdecker679
London by Nurig
London by ured
London by ahmedbadawy
London by drinou83
London by AnaMenino
LONDON by sun_gi
london by Mastora
london by ece
London by carolpeng
london by wiewiur
LONDON by Buschi
london by uygar
London by pedro_ribeiro_de_almeida
london by ThomasPearce
london by Trocha
London by Milad
London by Carlosespejo4
London by vivelafefe
London by xpto77
London by ximo11
LONDON by cphaddict
London by StMadeleine
London by Sebastian
london by shojima
london by sve
london by xristina_tsob
london by turiel
London by Agus_Castelli
london by cherubini
London by kata-von-dra
London by Jordan
london by anoukm
london by javilin3
London by Ilyass
london by chamuca
London by arch_fusari
london by urbaite
London by giorgia
London by kimba
London by ALBERTO_M
London by wallemails
london by jyatesarch
London by Jewel
London by wercyngetoryks
London by anitapona
London by pokita
london by islam
London by jbg
london by nibakung
london by marcorats
London by paulopascotto
London by turboprace
London by Bre
London by JoseHelle
london by domran
London by Shengze
London by kimkimkim
London by _Andre
London by bertrunks
London -Spain -Rome 2013 by mimmo
London 01 by urszulen
london 02 by turista-accidental
London 06 by ugurcaldas
london 06/2012 by helenatumova
London 1 by gubinagubina
LONDON 1 by presence
London 1 by matteogarbagnati
london 160115-160118 by laureg
London 2 by kudret7
LONDON 2010 by astorr
London 2011 by Hunfred
london 2011 by goa
London 2013 by guisa
London 2013 comp by boulez
london 2014 by fdeverchere
London 2016 by AndreiaChanGao
London 2017, England by alexiane
London 20170521 by SashaP
London 3 by fabiocastro
london 3 10 by sfscout
London 521 by Yelena
LONDON ago2011 by archibilbi
london architecture by bidouille86
London Architecture by filippoglia
London ARQ by TECO
london augustus 2010 by Sara_Caris
London Complete by tgrankin
London Complete Guide by Kristen
London Easter 2010 by OllieChapman
london everything by tylerselby
London favorits V2 by ps
LONDON Fev2010 by williamat
London final by HUgoB
London fla by flavinhaaa
London Guide 2014 by alanmoquet
London KAP by Hilde
London pa los Cuates by Caisec
London private by sdcht
London Summer2013 by shielasamsuri
London trip by linulis
LONDON trip Sophisticated&Contemporary MODERNITY by archiNEGRO
London Trip Nov 09 by steffka
London wishlist by stepanlaichter
London, UK by mad_kao
London, UK by nika
London-2 by Jesper_Bo
london. by cgreenwood
LONDON2 by betti
London2010 by tongtong
London2012 by danito
london22 by elroy
Londra by ValeDePi
Londra by francescafioraso
londra by saracaprino
LONDRA by francescabenedetti
Londra by Alessio
Londra by LauraG
londra by rossanda74
Londra completa by Domenico
londra tutto by geri
londres by hosy
londres by Eff
Londres by michuc
Londres by Andre_07
Londres by planesgenerales
Londres by Feryi
LONDRES by joserastelli
londres by danielugea
LONDRES by luciedesquiens
Londres by barbalulu
Londres by maxjensenblom
Londres by lele
Londres by nicovahedzian
Londres by deferreiramalhao
LONDRES by ritacorreia
Londres by atanasio
Londres 03 by Gabriel_Asdrubal
LONDRES 2 by orne
londres 2017 by agallud
londres 89 by ANTONELLI
Londres vix by superpopo87
Londres, I by Andre21
londres58 by FCO
londrona by busosvi
londyn2 by Miarka
lontoo2013 by timohesa
madrid by girardin
Mi Proyecto de Viaje a London by Jesica
MiMoa London 2010 by klint
Modern Arquitecture London by Guillembcn
New york city architecture by pettyspaghetti89
Olympic London by Teximus
Paris by Turro
paris by marcellocova
Paris by julianamargato
South Bank by talismansa
Titas london by Ishtiaque
UK by xiaoyanger
United Kingdom by Boram_0121
Valencia by nicolas_mt
viaje buenos aires by diegocs
voyage londre by priscilacoli
Wishlist by chauandrew
Make a guide yourself
Completion 2007
ArchitectHeatherwick Studio
Client Guy's and Saint Thomas' HNS Foundation Trust
Project ID 5170
Latitude/Longitude 51°30'12N 00°05'16W
Contributed by davidb
Found incorrect or incomplete information?
Let us know! Have better images?
Email them to us