Today the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) announced that it is supporting the Hastings Pier & White Rock Trust’s plans for the rescue and transformation of Hastings Pier.
With a grant of £11.4 million, the HLF will provide the lion’s share of the £13.9 million needed to deliver the project. Since winning an international RIBA competition in January 2011, dRMM has lead the design team in developing a sustainable, community-informed vision for the Pier, working closely with Ramboll (structure, marine and services) and PT Projects (QS, CDM-C), as well as with the Trust. Work on site is anticipated to commence Spring 2013.
Festival House comes to fruition with the official opening of its new restaurant, Beach House, on Saturday 17th November.
The ‘Tower of Love’ building provides a landmark for the Golden Mile on Blackpool’s seafront. In addition to local information offices at promenade level, a large restaurant will now be opened to the public. The wedding ceremony hall and registry offices above were opened in January 2012.
Images ©Klaus Sikora
Rundeskogen ‘Tree Houses’, a collaborative project dRMM have been working on with Helen & Hardof Norway is taking shape at Sandnes, near Stavanger.
The first of the 3 residential towers has been pre-sold and recently completed. Completion of the whole scheme is due spring 2013.
dRMM’s design for a residential apartment building aims to define the western edge of the Battersea Powerstation site.
A series of stacked apartments that shift in response to the curve of the railway, generate a simple articulated form of projecting and recessed boxes. Predominantly dual aspect, the apartments will enjoy varied views of the internal landscaped courtyard as well as views to the south west or views of the Thames. Dwellings have both east and west facing balconies with full height sliding glazing to optimise views and light.