Design District, Peninsula Square, London, SE10 0QE
Schulze + Grassov
London’s Design District in the heart of the Greenwich Peninsula is a new neighbourhood for creative businesses. 16 unique purpose-built buildings designed by eight different architects, provide a cluster of varying workspaces that encourage ideas to thrive.
Complementing the modern and inspiring hive of architecture is a buzzy central square, four co-working areas and narrow streets connecting the District, allowing creativity to overflow in to the outdoors.
The vision of landscape architects, Schulze+Grassov, is that the public realm is to the Design District
what a dinner table is to a good dinner party. An important democratic platform for communication
and community building. Landscaped with beautiful grey Marshalls Callisto granite, the space features striking irregular shaped benches crafted from the complementary silvery tones of Marshalls Propsero granite. Scattered throughout the Design District, the benches provide seating for creatives to connect, share ideas or simply take a break.
The flow of footfall through the space is guided with sweeping benches and edges, also in Marshalls Callisto which create sub-areas along with tree pit islands to provide greenery. These uniquely created features are all formed from individual sections of the same material slotted together like a meticulously designed jigsaw to ensure a smooth, seamless finish.
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