AHR Architects designed Hemisphere. Credit: Artin

New CGI drops for Hemisphere in Liverpool

Sciontec is launching a consultation for its new office proposal at Paddington Village.

Hemisphere would offer 120,000 sq ft of Grade A offices, as well as a wellness studio, café, collaboration spaces and extensive public realm.

The building, which is designed by AHR Architects, would be designed to achieve a WELL Platinum score and a Very Good BREEAM rating.

Hemisphere is planned to be net zero in operation.

A new CGI showcases the lighting design by Artin, as well as the green space around the building. Artin recently worked alongside SpaceInvader Design and Lazerian to redesign the pavilion at Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester.

This CGI for Hemisphere was released in December. Credit: Liverpool City Council

Hemisphere would sit on plot nine of the Knowledge Quarter in Liverpool. Its design would play off its name, which derives from the two sides of the human brain. Accordingly, each side of the building is meant to have its own distinct look and feel.

Barton Willmore, now known as Stantec, is the planning consultant for the project.

Those looking to learn more about Hemisphere can attend Sciontec’s consultation event, which will be held from 4pm to 7pm on 16 May at The Spine in Liverpool.

Construction is scheduled to begin this year, subject to the scheme securing planning approval. It is hoped that the building would complete in late 2024.

Sciontec is jointly owned by Liverpool John Moores University, the University of Liverpool, Liverpool City Council and Bruntwood SciTech.

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Just get it built and please select a trustworthy solid main contractor

By Paul M - Woolton

The quality of this CGI is reminiscent of a 1990s computer game graphic on the SNES.

By Wario

Consultation , over what? Asking people about whether it`s built, or it`s design , what colour cladding , colour paint used, how many storeys should it have.
Sick off all this consultation mania in Liverpool, just slows things down, and isn`t it the job of the client and architect to sort this all out, can`t we just proceed like other normal councils etc do.

By Anonymous

Consultation Consultation Consultation Consultation Consultation Consultation Zzzzzzzzzź

By Anonymous

Consult with who? Just get it built. Liverpool needs to stop with this placating the nimby brigade rubbish.


Needs more free public money – best use of it?

By Viability

Great …but let’s get on with Pall Mall

By George

@ George Should Liverpool perhaps forget Pall Mall for the time being and develop where the market has clearly decided there is demand. You can’t push water up hill and you cannot push occupiers and investors to places it would appear they do not want to be.

By Officey

LCC with ask to scale it down

By Anonymous

@Officey, see your point but Pall Mall is part of the commercial district while Paddington is the science area, we need to build now not wait for years to come while other cities are attracting tenants, we are also waiting for the hotel at Pall Mall, meanwhile we aren`t building the “open goal” projects like the cruise terminal and hotel, it`s all delay and fumbling about when we want is action.

By Anonymous

BREEAM ‘very good’ – very aspirational! Come on, Grade A office demands better than that!

By Anonymous

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