K1 Knightsbridge

London, United Kingdom

Property owner

The Olayan Group

Main contractor

Skanska

Architect

Fletcher Priest Architects

Acoustic consultant

Vanguardia & Rupert Taylor Ltd

Structural engineer

Waterman Structures Ltd

Details

10Hz CDM-VHS-5L-FS = 83MN

Building type

Residential & Hotel

Intervention level

Structural

 

K1 Knightsbridge is a mixed-use development in Knightsbridge, London SW1.

The 340,000sq ft/31,600m2 project comprises high-end retail and office space, 35 residential units and a new rooftop restaurant in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

The development sits on the corner of Brompton Road and Sloane Street in Knightsbridge. Opposite to Mandarin Oriental and One Hyde Park and next to Harvey Nichols. It is directly adjacent to
the Picadilly Line underground train line.

To achieve acceptable structure-borne noise levels within the residential element of the project, 10Hz CDM-VHS bearings were specified on top of the first floor columns.

CDM designed and installed the entire bearing assembly including top and bottom steel plates, disproportionate collapse and fail-safe details.

Every bearing can be replaced using our patented ‘CDM-FBT‘ frozen bearing technology.

 

K1 Knightsbridge – CDM-VHS
K1 Knightsbridge – CDM-VHS

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