Allies and Morrison, 2016
8-10 Moorgate, EC2R 6DA
Dutch bank ING moved its UK office to this special building in 2016. The building blends a historic exterior (including its original Portland stone façade) with a modern 135,220 sqft of office space. City Heritage Award winner 2015.
Moorgate, Liverpool Street, Cannon Street
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The UK office of global bank ING relocated to 8-10 Moorgate in 2016, from where it offers wholesale banking services to UK and global corporate clients. The building is a nine-storey office development located in the heart of the City, adjacent to the Bank of England and within the Bank conservation area. ING fitted out the building, which is home to both a modern British art collection and the Baring Archive.
Designed to integrate happily within the character of the surrounding area, the development occupies a city block of approximately 2,060 sqm consolidated into a single unified building.
The historic facade of 8-10 Moorgate has been retained, refurbished and incorporated into the scheme to form the principal frontage and entrance to the building.
The building is organised around a central core, the upper floors being largely column-free commercial offices with a typical fifteen-metre deep floor facade to core. The upper floors set back as the building rises in a series of accessible external terraces. An element of the ground floor of the development has been designed for retail use to address the existing retail cluster on Telegraph Street.
ING opens the 7th Floor client reception and meeting rooms at 8-10 Moorgate for Open House, including two terraces with views of the City of London.
The interior on this floor blends references to history (such as stitched leather detailing and stone, herringbone floors) with clean lines and modern touches.
It also houses a collection of 20th Century British Art, which can be viewed during Open House.
miscellaneous, sport, monument
UPDATED: Open daily 10.30am-4pm Closed Mon 19 September. Combined guided tours of Amphitheatre and Guildhall Art Gallery at 12.15pm & 1.15pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. The capital’s only known Roman Amphitheatre
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walk/tour, public realm/landscape
Built on the site destroyed by The Blitz during the World War II, The Barbican Estate is a fascinating area and an icon of Brutalist architecture. Architects were Chamberlain, Powell and Bon, We will also visit several amazing gardens.
Chamberlain Powell and Bon, 1970
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