Think of Centre Point and you naturally think of the tower itself. But there is more to the building than that. Walk down New Oxford Street and you'll see a broad glazed bridge connecting the main tower with another substantial building on the other side of Andrew Borde Street: Centre Point House.
A hypnotic honeycomb. A beehive hairdo. An elegance worthy of a Wren steeple. London’s first Pop Art building.
If you don’t know Richard Seifert, the architect behind Centre Point, the chances are you know some of his buildings. Over the course of a distinguished career, he designed more buildings in London than Sir Christopher Wren. Here are a few of them.
He’s been called ‘an awe-inspiring figure in the world of commercial development’ and his legacy has been compared to that of Sir Christopher Wren. Yet Colonel Richard Seifert, the architect behind Centre Point, has never exactly been a household name.