Roots in the Sky wins New London Award

February 2022

Roots in The Sky, the radical reimagining of Blackfriars Crown Court into 385,000 sq ft of work, wellness and community space and a 1.1 acre urban forest on the roof has won a New London Award 2021 in the unbuilt category. 

The urban forest, designed by Harris Bugg Studio, will include over 100 established trees and 10,000 plants and will make a significant contribution to London’s ambitious targets for greening, biodiversity and sustainability.

The team includes:

Client – Fabrix

Architect – Studio RHE / Sheppard Robson

Landscape Design – Harris Bugg Studio

Structural Engineer – Symmetrys / AKT II

M&E / Sustainability Engineer – Atelier Ten

Project Management – Gardiner & Theobold