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Construction begins on Building 2, a 50-storey residential tower in PLP’s fossil-fuel free Bankside Yards

Construction has begun on Building 2, a 50-storey, 250-apartment tower at Bankside Yards on the South Bank of London’s River Thames. The building, the tallest new residential tower currently under development in prime central London, is designed by PLP Architecture within a new neighbourhood also designed by the studio. Building 2 will be a key landmark, marking the gateway into Southwark from the North, and the high point of the £3bn Bankside Yards estate.

‘Incredibly rare’ Roman discoveries found on-site at Holborn Viaduct

Archaeological excavations have revealed an extraordinary array of Roman (AD 43-410) finds, including wooden coffins and what appears to be a funerary bed, at the construction site for PLP-designed offices near Holborn Viaduct. Excavations have been taking place by MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) ahead of the construction of 265,000 sq. ft office scheme developed by Royal London Asset Management Property. Now six metres below modern street level, the team have uncovered the resting place of some of Roman London’s first residents.

Tower Ten launches in Amsterdam’s World Trade Centre

PLP Architecture is pleased to announce the completion of Tower Ten, a significant extension to the World Trade Centre (WTC) in Amsterdam’s Zuidas district. The project adaptively reuses 20,000m2 of existing 1980s concrete structure to create 52,000m2 of future-proofed offices and to redefine the identity of the site, further establishing the World Trade Centre as the Netherlands’ leading business hub. Tower Ten represents the latest evolution in the WTC’s forty-year history, providing an answer to the changing needs of today’s office occupiers where experience, quality and amenity is key.

30 Minories and Writers House get the green light

We’re delighted to share that the City of London has approved our vision for 30 Minories and Writers House. Our designs look to bring impactful community benefits to the area, revitalise the Minories streetscape, create meaningful green and public spaces, and to develop a flexible and sustainable workplace.