Schmidt Hammer Lassen lands £20m maritime centre

small_Schmidt_Hammer_Lassen_Architects_Maritime_Knowledge_Hub in Liverpool

Wirral Waters project centres around historic Venetian-inspired hydraulic tower

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects has won an invited competition to design a £20m maritime centre at Wirral Waters in Birkenhead.

The Danish architect was appointed alongside Ellis Williams Architects to draw up plans for the facility which will be part of Peel Land’s £4.5bn Wirral Waters development which is being masterplanned by local firm Parkinson Inc.

The 6,400sq m Maritime Knowledge Hub will be dedicated to marine engineering research and development, survival training, business incubation, offices and events.

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