Gasworks Art GalleryProject Details
Refurbishment and remodelling of Art Gallery
For more than 20 years, Gasworks Art Gallery and Studios has provided facilities to scores of talented artists and in the process has played a unique role in the contemporary visual arts sector; however, over this time it had succumbed to general wear and tear and was in need of a makeover and an update. Thus a project was implemented to give the building a new lease of life which included the refurbishment and remodelling of existing facilities, to provide a new art gallery, new office space and ancillary accommodation.
Prior to the refurbishment work taking place, the existing layout of the building was confusing, with spaces that did not make the most of their potential. For example, the building included two street doors, yet very little street presence, whilst one of the exhibition spaces doubled as an access route for the entire building. The newly reorganised building has corrected these problems, making the most of the building’s functionality, without the need to extend the existing footprint.
The new-look Gasworks includes specialist lighting, a large glazed entrance on the ground floor, a foyer, exhibition spaces, artists’ kitchen, offices and access points for the lift and stairs. The second floor includes studios with a better use of space. All works were completed within the agreed contract period and cost, taking into account the variations instructed.
Gasworks Art Gallery
HAT Projects - Architect
William G Dick Partnership LLP - Quantity Surveyor
155 Vauxhall Street, London SE11
Ark Build PLC
Loughton Business Centre
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