A student halls of residence for the University of The Arts London. The site it on a former timber retail warehouse adjacent to the Surrey Canal Park.
The building takes the form of a six storey volume to the park with pavilions within the courtyard to the rear. The kitchen/common rooms project out to the park and offset from floor to floor in similar fashion to the stacks of timber that were historically stored on the former Canal Wharf.
Students enter the new halls from Peckham Hill Street through a new infill building which acts as a porters lodge.
The brickwork elevations have intricate detailing and will be formed off site. The building is under construction to be completed July 2022.
Stephen Marshall Architects