The building, for which ZEF are Building Services and Environmental Engineers, will be completed by 2011, making it Hadid’s first completed permanent building in England.
Zaha Hadid Architects’ gallery and residential scheme for Hoxton Square in Shoreditch, east London, has won planning permission from Hackney Council, Ray Rogers, urban design and conservation manager for Hackney, expressed his support for the scheme saying it followed in the square’s tradition for eclectic architecture. “This is probably the one place in Shoreditch where you can do a building of this type. Overall we think that there’s an opportunity here to make a valuable contribution to Hoxton Square,” he said.
03 December 2008
Hoxton Square Project Wins Planning Permission