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31 Oct 2020
Geek Community Project, Chongqing, south west China
Lijia Smart Park: Geek Community China buildings by PLP Architecture
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Geek Community Project Chongqing
The Geek Community Project is a dynamic new intelligent district being developed across an extensive site in Chongqing. Within it, the South District has been conceived to house a range of research and development spaces within a smart and collaborative environment.

28 Sep 2017
Tour Montparnasse Competition – La Parisienne Proposal, Paris, France
Tour Montparnasse Competition La Parisienne Proposal
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Tour Montparnasse Competition
Following the launch of the international competition in June 2016, seven architecture practices were invited to participate in the second stage of the €300 million project to completely revamp the Montparnasse tower, which is being funded entirely by the building’s co-owners.

30 Mar 2017
PLP tower reduction of 3 storeys, London, UK
Aircraft rules see three storeys cut from PLP tower.
City of London approves reduced-height block despite “diminished” design quality:

30 Jan 2017
Friars Bridge Court, Blackfriars Road, South London, UK
Friars Bridge Court design by PLP Architecture
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PLP Architecture unveils design for Friars Bridge Court
PLP Architecture was commissioned to design an office building within the emerging Blackfriars’ Southbank cluster. The proximity to the City of London and an influx of telecoms, media and tech companies has resulted in a recent wave of high-rise commercial and residential developments, resulting in a profound change of the character of this area.

15 Aug 2016
The Francis Crick Institute, King’s Cross, London, England
Design: HOK – lead architect, lab planner, interior designer and landscape architect worked with PLP Architecture ; with Arup
The Francis Crick Institute
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The Francis Crick Institute Building
Construction work has finished for the Francis Crick Institute, a centre of excellence in the field of biomedical research, a stone’s throw away from St Pancras International and King’s Cross railway stations.

15 Apr 2016
New Wooden Skyscraper in London
Design: team from Centre for Natural Material Innovation, University of Cambridge with PLP Architecture
New Wooden Skyscraper in London
image of the London wooden tower proposal
A 300-metre high wooden skyscraper has been proposed for central London by a team of architecture researchers from the University of Cambridge.

9 Oct 2013
Ludgate House & Sampson Houses Building Development, London, UK
Ludgate House and Sampson House
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Ludgate House & Sampson Houses
The regeneration project will create a destination neighbourhood with around 490 new homes, as well as 3,700 jobs which represents a c.1,450 increase in new full time or equivalent jobs compared to what the current buildings provide. The development will comprise 1.4 million sq ft of total floor space, including 940,000 sq ft of residential, 450,000 sq ft of new offices, 35,000 sq ft of new public open spaces, 25,000 sq ft of retail and 18,500 sq ft of space for cultural use.

Promotions at PLP Architecture
12th August, 2013 – PLP Architecture is pleased to announce a series of promotions, including to Partner and Director level, which reflect the growth of the practice and recognise the creative and technical knowledge of our colleagues.
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8 Oct 2012
Deloitte Office in Amsterdam, Designed by PLP, receives Breeam-Nl Outstanding Certificate
Deloitte Office Amsterdam
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Deloitte Office Amsterdam
OVG Real Estate’s ambitious development receives second highest score for offices in the world. The 40,000 m2 building for Deloitte & AKD, situated in Amsterdam’s “Zuidas” business district, has received a BREEAM-NL Outstanding design certificate. Designed for developer OVG Real Estate, the development received the second highest score ever for an office building achieving the BREEAM Outstanding sustainability certification.

14 Aug 2012
Imperial West, west London, England, UK
Imperial West London
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Imperial West, London
Hammersmith & Fulham Council has given planning permission for Imperial College London’s Imperial West proposals which will create 3,200 new jobs and lead the regeneration of White City, creating new businesses and a range of local employment opportunities.

27 Oct 2011
N+ Ningbo, China
N+ Ningbo design by PLP Architecture
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N+ Ningbo
Plans unveiled for N+, a 660,000 sqm masterplan that will address demand for a new type of brand presence in a maturing Chinese market. N+ is a fully functioning city designed to simultaneously provide a curated environment, design school, R&D incubator, cultural venue and lifestyle proposition

9 Dec 2010
Office Building The Zuidkas, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Office Building Zuidkas design by PLP Architecture
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8 Sep 2010
Bio Medical Research Centre, London, UK
Bio Medical Research Centre design by PLP Architecture
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Bio Medical Research Centre

Project by PLP Architecture – Four Seasons Abu Dhabi, Sowwah Island:
Four Seasons Abu Dhabi design by PLP Architecture
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17 Mar 2010
Architectural practice appointed to Farringdon scheme by Scott Wilson Railways: the architecture studio has scooped its second Crossrail commission to design the over station development above the eastern ticket hall at Farringdon.

Crossrail station for illustration only
Crossrail Paddington Station design by PLP Architecture
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The practice, which is also working on the design of the Bond Street Over Station development for the Grosvenor Estate, has been appointed by Crossrail’s lead engineering consultants for Farringdon, Scott Wilson Railways, following a competitive interview process.

Partner in charge, Fred Pilbrow, commented: “We are delighted to have been awarded such a significant commission for this prominent site facing the listed Smithfield Market. We look forward to continuing our engagement with Crossrail to help deliver an important part of London’s future infrastructure.”

PLP Architecture was established last year by the former partners of KPF’s London office, Lee Polisano, David Leventhal, Fred Pilbrow, Karen Cook and Ron Bakker.

PLP Architecture – Current projects

– The Hotel and Residences at Heron Plaza, City of London.
The second phase of the Heron Tower development in the City of London including a major new Four Seasons hotel, for which a planning application has recently been lodged
– Five Star Sowwah Island Hotel, Abu Dhabi
Victoria Transport Interchange 2, London for Land Securities
– East Pilgrim Street Masterplan Newcastle
– Urban masterplan, Doha, Qatar
– 80 unit apartment building, Marylebone

Victoria Transport Interchange
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