Vents, Paternoster Square, City of London: detail of the two helical towers providing a cool air inlet and warm air outlet

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RIBApix ref no RIBA45915
Architect/DesignerThomas Heatherwick Studio
Artist/PhotographerHope-Fitch, Christopher
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date2000
Image Date2009
ViewExterior
MediumDigital image
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Christopher Hope-Fitch / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Thomas Heatherwick Studio were responsible for the design of these sculptural vents that extend from a London Electricity substation and provide cooling for four subterranean electricty transformers.

Subject tags

steel, sculpture, patterns, heating and ventilating