DSDHA completes Instagram-friendly Broadgate work

DSDHA's intervention in Broadgate Circle

Public realm strategy responds to analysis of micro-climates and social media use

DSDHA has completed the first phase of public realm improvements at the Broadgate Estate which were partly guided by Instagram.

The project involves testing alternative spatial arrangements using a series of prefabricated, lightweight landscape components that can be easily reconfigured over time. These include tree planters that double as seating.

The architecture practice was appointed by British Land after an invited competition in 2015 to undertake a strategic review of Broadgate’s public spaces and to prepare a public realm framework plan.

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