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

RIBApix ref no RIBA39911
Architect/DesignerThomas Heatherwick Studio
Artist/PhotographerWhitaker, James
CountryUK: England
Subject Date2002
Image Date2008
MediumDigital image
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit James Whitaker / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Sir William Whitfield was responsible for the master plan of Paternoster Square. Thomas Heatherwick Studio were responsible for the design of the sculptural vents that extend from a London Electricity substation and provide cooling for four subterranean electricty transformers.

Subject tags

steel, sculpture, patterns, squares, metalwork, heating and ventilating