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So high, Soho

So high, Soho

Londoner’s eyes are usually set dead on the road ahead but look up in Soho and you might spot an intriguing rooftop extension to Axtell House by Darling Associates, adding three floors to an Art Deco office. The firm chose Shackerley’s SureClad engineered stone, with CNC drilled channels in the panels referencing the original facade. The channels are further echoed in the brass-effect metal cladding, tipping its hat indulgently to the Roaring Twenties before the Stock Market crash of 1929. 

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