“Imaginative” 10 Weymouth Street Development Commended by European Copper in Architecture Awards
LONDON, November 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –
Ridgeford Properties’ 10 Weymouth Street development in was among a
handful of entries praised by the judges at this year’s European Copper in
In commending 10 Weymouth Street, the judges highlighted the
transformation of “a relatively undistinguished six storey 1960s block in
the heart of London, giving it a striking new identity with extensive use of
brass cladding and dramatic cantilevered balconies.”
The judges were also impressed with the imaginative use of brass
construction materials, especially how they will age and weather over time.
Chris Murray, Ridgeford Properties’ Managing Director, said: “We’re
really pleased that our work on 10 Weymouth Street, including the Make
architectural practice’s fantastic design, has achieved such recognition.
“As the judges noted, using brass gave 10 Weymouth Street great
architectural appeal and, as a construction material, brass is a sustainable
product and easily recyclable.”
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