A2 6A Architects
Inspired by artist Richard Artschwager’s Formica sculptures, Building A2 is striking to look at the inclined diamond-shaped windows bring substantial natural light into the building’s workspaces.
Services & facilities
Includes access to four dedicated workshops, an assembly space, a print bureau and a photography studio — all kitted out with everything required to bring your ideas to life. Facilities include: low and high-end 3D printing, laser cutting and engraving, CNC router , vinyl cutting , spray booth, introductory model making facilities and more.
Choose from nine meeting rooms across the district — kitted out with the things necessary for smooth-running and productive meetings. Including: Superfast WI-FI, Smart TV and ample wall space for scribbles and post-it notes. Meeting rooms are available between 8am and 7pm every weekday.
Food hall and kitchen
The food hall is the bustling heart of Design District — a place for eating, meeting, socialising and relaxing. In an airy, plant-filled transparent structure by SelgasCano, independently run food stalls serve up innovative global fare to tenants, visitors and local residents. The industrial kitchen is available to on-site event caterers and doubles as a test kitchen.
Rooftop basketball court
The open-air basketball court occupies a commanding position, with high transparent walls affording views across The O2 and beyond. In addition to hosting a range of sports and wellness activities — including basketball, HIIT and yoga — the space can be hired for everything from pop-up cinema events to photoshoots.
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Video Meet Tom Emerson, 6a architects
The Meet the Design District Architects series has rapidly become a favourite lunchtime event for those interested in the built environment. For this edition — the third in the series — we’re introduced to Tom Emerson, one half of the founding team behind 6a architects.