Two new projects in east London
Exciting developments in east London as two Caro clients complete major projects in Barking and Stratford.
Marshgate, by Stanton Williams
Designed for UCL East, Marshgate is a new type of academic building.
Located in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, Marshgate is designed to be a collaborative and cross-disciplinary educational environment for students, academics and the public.
At the building’s centre, a day-lit atrium vertically connects all the building’s activities – which includes lecture theatres, workshops, media studios, a library and exhibition spaces.
Together with the recently completed One Pool Street building, designed by Lifschutz Davidson sandilands, Marshgate marks the completion of the first phase of the UCL East campus masterplan, UCL’s biggest expansion in its 200-year history, and marks a major milestone in the wider creation of East Bank, a new cultural quarter for innovation, creativity and learning supported by the Mayor of London, which will include the London College of Fashion, Sadlers Wells East and new bases for BBC Music and V&A East.
Industria, by Haworth Tompkins
The UK’s first multi-storey light-industrial scheme. Located in the London Borough of Barking, the 11,400sqm stacked building is part of a greater plan to bring industrial intensification back to east London, led by Be First Regeneration, the borough’s regeneration company.
The design of Industria responds to the loss of industrial spaces in the Capital and builds on the borough’s pioneering industrial history. Each unit features natural light and ventilation, and a 30m diameter helical ramp provides vehicular access. Find out more about the project