Victoria Gate Hotel is designed to close the urban gap between Leeds Playhouse and Victoria Gate. It creates a link to the Quarry Hill Cultural Centre and brings active ground floor uses to the area.

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Project Details


CLIENT: Hammerson

DATE: 2018-2020

STATUS: Planning

SIZE: Site: 9,100m² GIA, 205 keys hotel with gym, lounge, conference facilities and restaurant

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ACME: Alejandro Costa, Stefano Dal Piva, Ifigeneia Dilaveraki, Petros Kailis, Friedrich Ludewig, Keigo Yoshida, Ohyun Kwon, Vojtech Nemec, Thomas Soo

The hotel expands the existing Victoria Gate group of buildings with a diagrid facade tower, with varying windows to create a pixelated diamond pattern. The plinth is expressed in three-dimensional terracotta tiles while the restaurant is a diagrid glass volume to create a visual connection between the dining space and the playhouse. Charcoal black render provides the background to the slanted metallic windows reveals. At grade, the space above the culverted Lady Beck is used as a new landscaped route and entrance for the hotel.

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