The vision for Renaissance is to create a place based upon aspirations that promote health, fitness and wellbeing, which have influenced the key urban design and architectural objectives.
A complementary mix of uses including transportation, landscape, building form and design, energy, materials, water and waste management transforms Loampit Vale into an environmentally sustainable place.
The 1.7 hectare site in South London has 788 private dwellings made up of private and affordable apartments and town houses with additional units for shops and creative studios on the ground floor. It also includes a new state-of-the-art Community Leisure Centre, which has been developed in collaboration with LA Architecture.
An impressive tower makes up the private accommodation within the design incorporating duplex glazed apartments on the top floors.
Attention has been paid to maximising the number of green outdoor spaces by using landscaped roof terraces with panoramic views across the London skyline as well as resident garden areas.
Currently Phase 1 has been implemented, delivering 184 apartments, an energy centre, creative industry studios and public plaza with child play space. Phase 2 is partially completed, delivering 407 apartments, commercial space and The London City Mission.
Phase 3 has commenced and will consist 5 maisonettes,11 town houses that achieve Code for Sustainable Homes level 6, and 181 apartments.