Peeling back the layers / by Curro Checa Romero

 Whitby Street, Shoreditch E2.

Whitby Street, Shoreditch E2.

The journey to the sleek finish as the reimagined space is born from the rubble of the old is often a long one.  Until the excavation begins it's hard to know what surprises a building will disclose to its history and the impact this may have on future plans. Skeletal beams, meter thick concrete, Renault Twizy.