AKU Student Residential Building, King’s Cross, London

AKU Student Residential Building, King's Cross, LondonThis new student residential building will provide 198 bedrooms, predominantly for use by graduate students attending the Aga Khan University – Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC) and the Institute for Ismali Studies (IIS). The scheme is being developed on behalf of the Aga Khan Development Network, for whom it will be the first of a planned series of buildings at the King’s Cross site. The building comprises two 12 storey ‘bookend’ wings above a ground floor plinth, flanking a central eight-storey element, which is set back from the street. The ground floor offers flexible commercial use while communal roof garden spaces will be provided at first and eighth floors.

Architect: Stanton Williams
Developer / Owner: King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership

via Student Residential Building, King’s Cross – New London Development.


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