– Hampton House – Corniche, London
The three spectacular towers of “The Corniche” lie on the southern bank of the Thames. They measure 85m at their highest, counting 15 to 27 storeys and 253 apartments. The towers also offer office spaces, a restaurant and cafe as well as a bar, a gym, a pool and spa area. Situated on the Albert Embankment, the towers provide a stunning view of the Westminster Palace, the Tate Britain and the London Eye. Its exterior view shows distinctive forms that visually distinguish the complex from its surroundings.
The arched design allows for a perfect panoramic view and the inflow of a maximum of natural light deep into the rooms. While traditionally constructed balconies provide the best views when in a standing position, the Corniche´s two-piece balustrades have been constructed in a way that provides an excellent view even when being seated inside the apartment, without impairing privacy or security. The challenge of this project was to adapt all aluminum profiles to the arched layout of the building. A number of custom solutions have been developed to meet this requirement.