8 Finsbury Circus by WilkinsonEyre has been named winner at the 2017 City of London Building of the Year Award. The Award is presented annually by the Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects in order to highlight the contribution that architecture makes to the townscape of the Square Mile as well as the Corporation's policies to create a business environment suitable for the world's financial capital and the changing.
"The Award highlights the excellence of the design of offices in the Square Mile," commented Richard Brindley, Master of The Architects' Company. "High quality workspace is essential if the City of London is to retain key businesses and talent in the uncertain times ahead. The benefit we have is that the buildings that are highlighted in these awards are so much better than those you will find in Paris or Frankfurt. Good design will help give the UK economy an edge as we exit from the EU."