Architect is one of three pitching for bank’s European HQ
The US bank is looking at building its new office on Farringdon Street and switching staff from a series of offices elsewhere in the City. Any new building would have to be limited to 15 storeys to avoid blocking views of nearby St Paul’s Cathedral.
Pei Cobb Freed designed a building for Credit Suisse bank in the 1990s but its work in the UK has been limited since then. It was one of the firms to miss out on the chance to design the new US embassy building at Nine Elms, which was won by rival US firm Kieran Timberlake.
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