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Conrad Shawcross: The Optic CloakThe low carbon district Energy Centre on the Greenwich Peninsula, designed by architects C.F. Moller, is to house technically advanced boilers and combined heat and power which, by 2030, will provide heat energy to upwards of 10,000 homes and 3.5 million square feet of commercial space across the peninsula. Most striking is the flue stack. The monumental structure - measuring 49 metres high by 20 metres wide - has been designed by artist Conrad Shawcross whose Paradigm stands outside the Francis Crick Institute in King's Cross. The Optic Cloak draws on sources as diverse as maritime camouflage, Cubism and Op Art to create a tower which filters daylight and is lit from within at night creating an optical illusion akin to the dazzle ships of the First World War.

 

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Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak  Conrad Shawcross, Night Rendering of The Optic Cloak, 2015, by CF Moller  

   
Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak - Conrad Shawcross, Night Rendering of The Optic Cloak, 2015, by CF Moller

Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak Conrad Shawcross, Night Rendering of The Optic Cloak, 2015, by CF Moller 


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Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  37% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 4 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
InterContinental London - The O2
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £100  39% off
1 Waterview Drive, SE10 | 12 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
InterContinental London The O2 is the closest hotel to the domed entertainment venue, making it the ideal spot to stay for those visiting concerts and events. ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian New Providence Wharf
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  27% off
5 Fairmont Avenue, E14 | 18 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
Only fifteen minutes from London City Airport by taxi and close to Canary Wharf, the ExCeL exhibition centre and The O2 arena, the Radisson Blu Edwardian ... More
 
 
 
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East Greenwich Coaling Jetty
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Olympian Way, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 8 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
Originally designed as a coaling jetty to receive and unload coal to fuel Blackwall Point power station, The Jetty has been turned into a temporary platform ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Sights
The Jetty at Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 8 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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O2 Walkway: Up At The O2
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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NOW Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Green Place, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 8 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
Designed by London Eye artchitects Marks Barfield, NOW Gallery is a gallery in the Greenwich Peninsula intended as a space for a series of commissions, each ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Pier Street, Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 14 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
Located in the middle of the Isle of Dogs, Mudchute Farm and Park is one of the largest of London's city farms, covering a 32 acre ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
SE10 | 17 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
The London Borough of Greenwich lies on the south bank of the Thames. Rich in maritime history, Greenwich also has an outstanding architectural heritage. ... More
 
 
 
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Peninsula Square, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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Millennium Way, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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Lawrence Trading Estate, Blackwall Lane, SE10 | 7 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
London's Meantime Brewing Company, led by brewmaster and founder Alastair Hook, is one of Britain's leading craft brewers. When the brewery moved from Penhall Road to ... More
 
 
 
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London City Island, E14 | 20 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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Greenwich Market
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College Approach, SE10 | 21 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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The O2, North Greenwich, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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3.2 & 3.3 Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication , The O2, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.4 miles from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4.1 miles from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 16 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range
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Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 8 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
If you hook a shot at the state of the art Greenwich Peninsula Driving Range it'll head towards Canary Wharf and if you slice it ... More
 
 
 
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O2 Arena, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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InterContinental London - The O2, 1 Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, SE10 | 12 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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The Gun
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
27 Coldharbour, Docklands, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 16 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 16 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
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Gipsy Moth
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60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 22 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
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Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 2 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
Due to a fire in August 2016, Studio 338 is currently undergoing a major refurb . In the meantime, check out their ... More
 
 
 
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NY-LON
London > Nightlife > Bars
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
Enjoy the luxuries of a first class travel lounge without leaving terra firma at NY-LON, a swish bar in the entertainment district of The O2. The ... More
 
 
 
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Building Six
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
The club formerly known as matter and Proud2, Building Six occupies 3,000 square metres of raw, industrial space within The 02, split over three floors with ... More
 
 
 
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 10 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 20 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 25 minutes from Conrad Shawcross: The Optic Cloak
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 

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A major exhibition focusing on the tragic life of Emma Hamilton, who was an international celebrity and caught the attention ...More

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