Tour of 15 Clerkenwell Close, EC1
Wednesday 24 May
Registered visitors of Clerkenwell Design Week were invited to join a free tour by architect Amin Taha of one of the most hotly debated buildings in the area, 15 Clerkenwell Close. The main structure and exoskeleton is made of limestone, not the typical concrete, which reduces the embodied carbon by 90percent. Taha runs his practice Groupwork from the Stirling Prize-nominated building and calls the top floor apartment home. The tour explored the history of the site, the building’s pocket and roof gardens as well as the studio space, where Case Furniture were hosting a special showcase of the Robin Day Forum collection, which they have reissued ahead of its 60th anniversary.