MAY 2017

Hollandgreen wins prestigious award

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Hollandgreen

Kensington
MAY 2017

Hollandgreen wins prestigious award

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The Front and Garden Buildings adjacent to the Design Museum
© Philip Vile

The challenge of integrating modern architecture into a world-famous historical setting

A joint venture with llchester Estates to redevelop a complex 3.5-acre site housing the listed former Commonwealth Institute. The result has reinvigorated the area with the Design Museum being identified as an ideal occupier of the 100,000 sqft Institute, alongside 54 apartments across three remarkable buildings designed by Rem Koolhaas and Reinier de Graaf, each of which were sold ahead of programme.

Lobby in the Front Building
© Philip Vile
Interior of an apartment in the Park Building
© Philip Vile

The Design Museum

“The Design Museum was approached by Chelsfield in 2008 and presented with the unique opportunity to collaborate on the refurbishment of the building with a view to becoming the occupier. In November 2016, the Design Museum opened to the public following our extensive fit-out works with a vibrant public engagement programme of exhibitions, events, learning activities and our permanent collection.”

Alice Black, Deputy Director of the Design Museum

Interior view of the Design Museum
© Philip Vile
Garden and Front Building either side of the Design Museum
© Philip Vile

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