BATTERSEA POWER STATION
Role Landscape Architects (with LDA Design Ltd.)
Architect Rafael Vinoly Architect. Ian Simpson Architects, DrMM.
Client Battersea Power Station Development Company
Budget 12.5M GBP
Status In construction
COMPETITIVE TENDER Won through a competitive tender process, ExA was originally commissioned by Treasury Holdings LTD to work with Raphael Viñoly Architects PC to resolve the existing master plan and progress the scheme to planning. After the recent sale of the Power Station, ExA were appointed by Battersea Power Station Redevelopment Company to progress the early phases of one of London’s most iconic landmarks.
PROJECT SCOPE The scope includes all public realm spaces around two new residential buildings, a new walk adjacent to the Thames, residential gardens located on podiums and creation of the ‘Halo’ around the Power Station.
PLANTING A significant part of this commission is the varsity of planting required both within and on top of the building. Here species selection, technical interfaces with the design team on drainage, lighting and temperature are issues ExA have researched, advised on.