55 Degrees North
of a failing 1960's roundabout into a high quality piece of public realm and
setting for the refurbished Swan house now 55 Degrees North; a mixed use
development including apartments, offices, bar, beauty salon and the local
radio station's studios.
connecting and collecting public spaces stitch together city public realm.
set for Colour was straightforward but challenging - transform notorious urban
dereliction within a roundabout into a premium setting.
has been an iconic symbol of the vitality that characterizes the North East of
England in the 21st Century.
Apartments have sold for over £500,000, the bar is on Newcastle upon
Tyne's A-list and the city's commercial radio station has relocated to the
Lord Mayor's Award for 'Best Urban Landscape' 2003
Crown Dilmun PLC
Ryder Architecture, Arup
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Completed 2004Back to Portfolio