[Wright & Wright Architects - Lambeth Palace Library - COVER IMG] Lambeth Palace Library

Lambeth Palace Library

PrizeHonorable Mention in Architectural Design / Heritage Architecture
Firm LocationLondon, United Kingdom
CompanyWright & Wright Architects
Lead ArchitectClare and Sandy Wright, Stephen Smith, Naila Yousuf
Design TeamPrice & Myers, Max Fordham, Fanshawe, Stuart A Johnson Consulting, Dan Pearson Studio, Knight Harwood
ClientThe Church Commissioners for England

The new Library and Archive for Lambeth Palace houses the Collection of the Church of England, second only to the Vatican in terms of significance of religious media. This innovative and sustainable design set within the Grade 1 Listed Palace site will protect the Collection for generations to come. Rising to a tower of 9 storeys this brick volume houses over 20km of storage space, with a reading room and conservation studio overlooking a new ecology pond. A Breeam Excellent and Secure By Design Gold Standard project for sustainability and secruity.