Tall buildings are complex, risky and visible, so it is imperative that the right teams are in place to deliver any high-rise project.
As a Birmingham based practice, we are increasingly aware of the difficulties of delivering viable tall residential schemes when also faced with constraints imposed by land values, local planning requirements alongside the technical engineering challenges. Each of these affect commercial viability and the necessity to find an optimum solution to each is key, as is our ambition to design sustainable places of real architectural merit; providing the highest quality of life with a responsibility to the future of the planet.
We explored this topic in a recent article Viability Analysis: Tall residential development in Birmingham published on 3 April in Building Magazine. This article is the culmination of a considerable period of focus on the topic of tall residential developments between GHA, Core Five, Cundall, Knight Frank and Turley. Read the full article here.