Tag: Jersey

18
Aug

Barrel vaults and glazed brick slips enhance an office refurbishment in Jersey.

 Glazed Brick Slips Facade | Architects for Jersey | St. Helier, Jersey

A series of shallow barrel vaulted arches provides a visually interesting architectural form to Commercial Street. The canopy provides cover from the elements but the street frontage is a little dated. The proposed refurbishment will provide an enlivened street frontage to a busy thoroughfare.

A rigorous design approach to provided a considered architectural solution. The barrel vault is retained as a visually interesting form to draw your eye to the building entrance. Beneath the canopy, a series of existing brick piers will reestablish a new regular rhythm across the length of the facade. Each of the brick piers is enhanced with a new glazed brick slip to enliven the facade.