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Building Category
Sponsored by:
The Shard of Glass, London
Building category shortlist
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Submitted for award by
Adrian Morrow Architects
Owner
Milton Keynes Council
Architect
Architecture MK
Consulting engineer
Price & Myers
Architect
Robert Potter and Partners
Contractor
Kier Marriott
Concrete contractor
Northfield Construction Ltd
Concrete supplier
Lafarge
Submitted for award by
Byrne Bros (Formwork) Ltd
Owner
Sellar Properties
Consulting engineer
WSP Cantor Seinuk
Contractor
Mace
Formwork
Byrne Bros (Formwork) Ltd
Concrete supplier
London Concrete
The Oak Chapel, Crownhill
Crematorium, Milton Keynes
The Oak Chapel, which incorporates a
combination of curved cycloid-shaped
in-situ concrete roofs and flat roofs,
was inspired by the Kimbell Art Museum
in FortWorth inTexas, by American
architect Louis Kahn.This became
the concept and inspiration for the
whole project.
The Shard of Glass at London Bridge is the
tallest building in theUnited Kingdom, the
tallest building in the EuropeanUnion, and
one of the tallest buildings in Europe.The
tower stands at 310mtall and has 72 floors,
plus 15 further radiator floors in the roof
structure.
Nominated for the Sustainability Award.