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100 Wood Street

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Foster & Partners
location London
function office
contributed by davidb

100 Wood Street is a building with two faces. The east façade, to Wood Street, is a conservative and simple arrangement of alternating stone piers and windows, all in response to planning requirements. This is crowned by a curved diagrid (almost Post-Modern?) roof, featuring alternating opaque and transparent panels. From Wood Street, one is able to negotiate a passage through the building at ground level, where one discovers something completely different on the West elevation. Here the composition edges around the former churchyard of St Mary Staining - complete with tree and Roman ruins - in a bold raking curve of glass. The lower two floors are vertical and the line of the building above is continued to the ground by dramatic, giant, leaning steel columns, which some believe are purely for looks and serve no structural purpose.

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nado says:
It is a great website.. The Design looks very good..
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Dave says:
Echoes of Stirling's Florey Building in the churchyard elevation there.
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100 Wood Street
Wood Street 100
United Kingdom
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How to get there? The nearest tube station is St Paul's (Central Line).
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Completion 2000
Floor area/size 20405 m2
ArchitectFoster & Partners
Project ID 3366
Latitude/Longitude 51°30'60N 00°05'40W
Contributed by davidb
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