03, Apr 23

1 The Island Quarter featured in RIBAJ

Thank you to Eleanor Young for the brilliant review of 1 The Island Quarter featured in this month’s issue of RIBA Journal.

Jestico + Whiles director James Dilley prefers to think of design as being about experience rather than architecture.

‘We have blended uses, not mixed use, now,’ he says. Hospitality lies at the heart of so many building types, from laboratories to retail – perfect for a practice with a strong line in hotels. This ‘handshake building’, he says, is intended to do just that, while fronting up the east-west route and sporting a linear park. ‘It is a theatre of arrival to animate the Island Quarter,’ he says.

Read the article here

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