The Accessories Hall is the first phase of the transformation of the ground floor of Selfridges’ flagship London store. The project aimed to create an open and flexible retail space as envisaged by the store’s visionary founder, Harry Gordon Selfridge. Expedition provided structural engineering for a range of structural interventions and installations, from modifications of […]
Expedition was appointed to provide structural engineering design with Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners for the scheme design of extension works to The Berkeley hotel. The key challenge was the need to minimise disruption to occupancy and revenue in this five star hotel. Through close dialogue with the project manager and the hotel management we developed […]
Expedition worked with MCM Architecture on the fit out of Havas Media‘s new “London Village” headquarters in King’s Cross. The project comprises 160,000 sq ft of accommodation over ten floors linked by a series of eye-catching steel staircases to encourage collaboration and movement. The detailing and finish of these steel plate staircases helps to define the character […]
Working with Renzo Piano Building Workshop, Expedition was part of the team that won the competition in 2006 to design the new headquarters for the Intesa SanPaolo bank. Expedition were the structural engineers working in collaboration with Studio Ossola in Turin. The 85,000m², 166m tall skyscraper, is located near Turin’s historical city centre and is designed […]
55 Baker Street represents the radical reinvention of a 1950s office building that transforms the site into an important new urban centre that includes living, leisure and retail spaces along with an abundance of high-spec open plan office units. The project progressed from an initial walk-through to an occupied building in less than three years. […]
The site in Woking was gifted to WWF-UK, by the local council, on the condition that the existing public car park was maintained. The design team evaluated several ways of doing this; bearing in mind access, site levels, impact on the local environment and costs. Rather than constructing a separate building or excavating a basement for […]
Expedition Engineering worked since 2013 with Hugh Broughton Architects and The Institution of Structural Engineers on the refurbishment of a 1960’s steel frame building to form the new headquarter building, on Bastwick Street, near the Barbican in central London. The project includes the refurbishment of the four storey building into high-quality offices, meeting spaces, library, […]
This prototype development represents several years of work for our client shaping their vision of a contemporary approach to displaying, maintaining and selling their vehicles in surroundings that are truly Vorsprung durch Technik in form and functionality. It is Audi’s intention that the building and the cars convey the same spirit of engineered excellence. The […]
The original building at 32 Jamestown Road, in the Borough of Camden, was built as a pharmaceutical laboratory in the late 1980’s. Currently in use as an office, the building consists of a basement, ground floor and three additional storeys. The new mixed-use development will add two additional floors on top of the building. The […]
Clifton House, situated on Euston Road, was constructed in 1936 as a seven-storey steel-framed warehouse. The building had previously been converted to office space over retail and has now undergone a major refurbishment to provide six floors of hotel accommodation and add three new upper floors of grade A office space at the top of […]
British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) approached us to develop a water supply strategy for their headquarters campus. Over the course of the next decade BSkyB will be redeveloping the campus into a new state of the art broadcasting facility, and sustainability is high on the agenda. We carried out a detailed modelling exercise to establish current […]
A new mixed-use development comprising 8,000sqft of retail, 23,000sqft of office and 10 residential units replacing a semi-derelict Victorian hotel.
The Lantern, an exposed timber frame with glass infill forms the roof enclosure to an atrium which rises up through the Le Grey Hotel in Beirut, and supports a 7th floor bar area providing a visible focal point to the Hotel development. Our role was to work with the Architect to develop the more challenging […]
With Exploration Architecture, Expedition developed the water strategy and structural proposals to support the client’s vision of a zero-waste factory with minimal whole-life energy consumption for a major expansion of their textile production facility in India. Working closely with the client’s technical team and suppliers, we reviewed a wide range of technologies to develop an […]
6-12 George Street is a five-storey load-bearing masonry building with basement, built in 1891 for the YMCA. It is located in a conservation area in central Oxford within a traffic-restricted route and bound on all but the street elevation by adjoining buildings. The redevelopment of the site includes the retention and refurbishment of the historic […]
We have produced an engineering design for this new 8-storey mixed-use Office and Leisure development. Unfortunately this speculative development is currently on ice. The development comprises 3 buildings linked together around a listed public house; an 8-storey main building at the rear of the site including a contiguous piled basement, a 4-storey Oval-shaped office entrance building connected via a glazed atrium and a […]
2-6 Fulham Broadway comprises five adjoining early Victorian 5-storey load-bearing masonry terraces and associated rear extensions. Four terraces had previously been knocked together and a large basement and ground floor rear extension added in the 1920s to form an early department store, this was extended again in the 1930s. The fifth adjacent ‘clock tower’ terrace […]
90 000 m² of principally commercial development on site congested with significant below ground obstructions including LUL tunnels and associated infrastructure.
This project was proposed to be located next to a new linear park in the new Millennium Quarter south of London’s Docklands. Working closely with Michael Hopkins architects and the environmental consultants BDSP, we developed the self-shading, self-stabilising, curved form as a direct response to the site winds, sunpath, ground level microclimate and optimal views. […]
This proposed mixed commercial and residential development sits on a compact triangular island site in West London. The proposed building is situated adjacent to railway lines and top of metro tunnels and a major sewer Its location in the middle of a traffic island drastically restricts access to the site for construction. As is often […]
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