Herzog & De Meuron has revealed new images of ‘One Park Drive’, a residential tower to be situated in London’s Canary Wharf district. The 58-storey building, which is the acclaimed swiss firm’s first residential project in the UK, will contain a total of 483 luxury apartments as well as a range of on-site amenities. The cylindrical building is part of a new district, which intends to accelerate the area’s transformation.
The Herzog & De Meuron-designed tower includes a lobby with concierge, a library, and a screening room. ‘One Park Drive’ also features a fitness suite, complete with a gym and 20-meter swimming pool, as well as a steam room and sauna.
“Canary wharf has always been pioneering in its approach to the built environment and urban design,” adds Sir George Iacobescu, Chairman and CEO, Canary Wharf Group.
Canary Wharf’s new district comprises around two thirds residential properties. 25% of these new homes have been deemed ‘affordable’, with the capacity to build a further 400 new homes in future. The development also intends to create over 17,000 new jobs through hotel, leisure, construction, and recreational facilities. construction work on the site has already begun.