Emirates Spinnaker Tower Portsmouth Development, Gunwharf Quays Building Images, Architect, Design

Spinnaker Tower Portsmouth

Mixed-use Development in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, UK: Architecture Information

11 Jun 2009

Emirates Spinnaker Tower

The Spinnaker, Gunwharf Quays
Date built: 2005
Design: Greentree All Church Evans Ltd

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photos © Nick Weall

Structural height: 170m high (558 ft)

This tall Hampshire structure was originally called the Portsmouth Millennium Tower.

The structure has since been renamed as The Emirates Spinnaker Tower.

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photos © Nick Weall

Developer: Berkeley Group / Berkeley Homes

It forms the centrepiece of the Portsmouth Harbour redevelopment. Funding cam partly from a UK National Lottery grant.

Spinnaker Tower + The Funnel:
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photographs © Nick Weall

Development Type : mixed-use – retail; leisure; residential

The tower’s shape was selected by Portsmouth residents.

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photographs © Nick Weall

Location: Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 3TT, England, UK

Portsmouth Architecture

Portsmouth Buildings

Portsmouth Architecture Designs – architectural selection below:

University of Portsmouth academic named Ambassador of Design
Professor Alessandro Melis of University of Portsmouth School of Architecture
photo courtesy of University of Portsmouth
University of Portsmouth School of Architecture News
Professor Alessandro Melis from the Portsmouth School of Architecture was chosen by the Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs. He is well-known in Italy for his research in the field of architecture and has already been chosen as the Curator of the Italian Pavilion at the prestigious Venice Biennale this year.

Tipner West Development
Masterplan Design: Gensler
Tipner West Development Portsmouth masterplan by Gensler
image courtesy of architects office
Tipner West Development Portsmouth
This ambitious development, that will include land reclamation, will seize a unique opportunity to provide one million square feet of marine employment land and c. 4,000 homes.

Mary Rose Museum Building
Design: Wilkinson Eyre ; Pringle Brandon (interior architect)
Mary Rose Museum Portsmouth building design
picture from architecture office
Mary Rose Museum

No.1 Gunwharf Quays – The ‘Funnel’
Date built: 2009
Design: Scott Brownrigg
1 Gunwharf Quays

Portsmouth Stadium Building
Design: Herzog & de Meuron

Mary Rose Museum
Design: Wilkinson Eyre; Pringle Brandon
Mary Rose Museum building
picture from architect

Hampshire Buildings

English Architecture

Contemporary Architecture in England

English Architecture Design – chronological list

English Houses

English School Buildings

English Architect Offices – design firm listings for England on e-architect – practice contact details


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Website : www.gunwharf-quays.com + www.spinnakertower.co.uk