At a meeting between Simon Beames, Richard Doughty, Christopher Nash and Ian Bell it was agreed to be a good idea to lift the Cutty Sark by sufficient height to acheive useful space beneath. This enabled the Trust to find space for functions and exhibitions, otherwise unavailable to them. The dry berth was the only…
original setting out for the proposed canopy which used the material properties of glass to its full potential, mechanically curved in areas. According to the specialist supplier of this system, it is possible to cold bend a glass panel of this scale up to 150mm from its flat datum across the diagonal.
another couple of early sections exploring the relationship of the lofted ship to the visitor experience and the dry berth.
our concept for the resort retreat pavilion, mass customised, in timber with a skin of renewable systems.
now the ship is lifted its time to start reflecting on the journey, here is a brief gallery of the spatial exploration of an under hull world.
in this flat pack spa module we looked to create a room to visit with a closed energy cycle for Europe.