A to Z April (2022) Blogging Challenge
Hello, dear readers!
I’d like to thank you all in advance for stopping by, and I hope that at least a few on my list of remarkable buildings pique your interest as they did mine.
“Design is not a coincidence or a formula, it is a result of human reflection and vision in response to a specific challenge.” ~ Unknown
One Fen Court
the “Guardian” as “a candy-striped miracle in the central London skies.” Eric
Parry, the project architect, had in mind to create “a city blockbuilding that
speaks to the street.” And indeed, the ground level does present a prominent
street presence from the grand entrance featuring an LED ceiling that displays
live feed of rooftop views, to the modern retail shops, bank, and HQ offices, the
building gets more amazing with every floor. Vertical Terracotta tile-clad pillars
accented by iridescent horizontal brisesoleil
profiles and gleaming strips of dichroic foil produce colorful effects both
inside and outside of the building while providing natural light on all four
sides. These panels also provide energy-efficient thermal and acoustic insulation
which in turn affords maximum year-round comfort within. Further enhancements
include a panoramic view of the city, and a free public Skygarden on the
I would certainly enjoy a visit. Even the sidewalk view is mesmerizing. Would you go? Have you been?