Andrew is a trained Civil Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers with over 30 years of construction experience. He is a respected leader who has held positions at the highest levels of the industry, both within the UK and internationally. Throughout his career, he has gained extensive experience delivering high value infrastructure and building projects in East and West Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and here in the UK. Andrew joined Multiplex in 2018 as Operations Director –Europe, with overall operational responsibility for our European business.View the profile
Harry is currently UK Head of Development at AXA Real Estate. He has overall responsibility for the UK development portfolio. Harry joined AXA Real Estate in 2011 to set up the UK development business line. Previously, Harry was the Investment Director of a private UK property investment and development business, Allied London, and prior to that worked at JLL in the corporate finance department. Harry has nearly 20 years of industry experience. Harry graduated from Bristol University in 1999 obtaining a masters degree in Civil Engineering. Harry has been a Member of the RICS since 2002.View the profile
Karen is one of five founding partners and her experience extends from London across Europe to Paris, Berlin and Prague, where her work has focused on the workplace sector and public realms. She is leading the design for the tallest tower in the City of London, 22 Bishopsgate, which is now under construction for Lipton Rogers Developments and AXA IM-Real Assets. The project proposes innovative solutions to improve the pedestrian experience, with shared amenities creating a workplace to attract talented individuals, nestled below London’s highest free-to-access public observatory.View the profile
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Due to launch this year, 22 Bishopsgate will be the tallest building within the City of London and one of the most technologically advanced buildings in the country. So what does the building mean for the UK capital and the future of work?
Join Harry Badham of AXA Investment Management, Karen Cook of PLP Architecture and Andrew Ridley-Barker of Multiplex as they present and discuss the project’s design and build process, and why health and wellbeing are at the heart of this vertical village.
08:27 22 Bishopsgate projects
13:40 22 Bishopsgate for the future of the office
18:02 COVID-19 impact on design and build process
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specifically because we believe it allows us to create very long-term future-proof acid, and we prefer to be creating from scratch for us when we develop when we point designers or point games or envision the types of assets that we are creating. We see part of the you in creating the right design specification and we are talking specifically about 22 BishophsGate and the examples that we designed the building with much higher floor to ceiling height and Karen optical talk about
occupation because the future is unknown. There are certain things. You can't go back and change the very difficult to go back and put extra lives in the building if you have him for not saying when you designed it and built it in the first place the way we create and develop around
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