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RIBA South Great British Buildings 2019 - The Lookout at Lepe Country Park

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The Lookout at Lepe Country Park

Southampton

SO45 1AD

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Take an exclusive look at this year’s RIBA award winning building in the South

Join the architect for a one off architectural talk and tour as they reveal the stories behind the building,

what inspired them and what makes their building an RIBA Award winner.


‘The Lookout’ at Lepe Country Park evokes the action of its namesake. One can’t help but look out towards the sea and admire the framed views of the wild, tempestuous horizon dotted with silver sails and white horses.

The building is strategically raised two and a half metres above the sand, at the one hundred year predicted extreme weather high-water level. A sobering thought, but one architects must design for, nonetheless. In keeping with the character of the wind-swept coast, the café’s slanted roof forms a serene connection between the towering pines and the ever-changing coast.

Walking through the pines towards the refurbished pit-stop evokes a sense of robust calmness, in part induced by the boundless views, but more notably by the thought-out materiality and scale of the refuge.

Price: £10 standard tickets, £7.50 members/friends, £5 student/concessions (plus admin fees)

Contact details: Emma.hardy@riba.org / 01189 874900

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SO45 1AD

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