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Liverpool King's Waterfront Civic Facilities, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Tuesday 16 Aug 2005

Progress at Liverpool King's Waterfront

Wilkinson Eyre Architects 
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Liverpool's new Civic Facilities to be complete for European Capital of Culture in 2008 

Work is progressing to transform Liverpool’s King’s Waterfront into a focal point for the city’s European Capital of Culture celebrations in 2008. The new civic buildings will provide a 10,000 seat multipurpose arena, a conference centre incorporating a 1,350 seat auditorium, and an 7,500m2 exhibition facility, supported by a public piazza, 1600 space car park and 96 residential units. The development will have an iconic status, defining Liverpool’s regenerated waterfront with a landmark structure. The architecture therefore expresses the development’s varied functions as a series of visually unified forms, relating to a new public realm rich in art and activity.

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Status Planning
Value 151.2(m€)
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Wilkinson Eyre Architects

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