Data centres have typically been housed in big, bland boxes, or retrofitted into existing buildings. But as they proliferate and are located nearer to us, some architects and developers are trying to create schemes that have some design credentials. What are the challenges to achieving this? And what does a success story look like? Join curator Clare Dowdy, Executive Editor of Datacentre Dynamics Peter Judge and Nigel Clarkson, Chief Property Officer of data centre developer Stratus to find out.
The multi-award-winning Roca London Gallery by Zaha Hadid Architects hosts a rolling programme of cultural exhibitions and events on a variety of themes within the fields of architecture, design and sustainability.
Influential figures from the worlds of architecture and design have spoken at the gallery and presented their work, including Kengo Kuma, Lord Foster and Daniel Libeskind.