Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Esplanade House Porthcawl | South Wales | United Kingdom | Stride Treglown

This scheme involved demolition of the existing Esplanade Hotel and the construction of 42 residential apartments and approximately 420 sqm of retail at ground level.
The concept was developed from nautical and seaside references intended to re-invigorate the decaying seafront.
The bowing copper façade is the dominant construction feature and is flanked by a natural stone corner tower, obliquely rendered balconies, and zinc clad duplex apartments topping the building.

Apartments are configured to focus on the dramatic sea views and are accessed by lift and open walkway to the rear of the building. An open informal court has been constructed to the rear area for the enjoyment of residents.....more

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