Bush House, Aldwych Quarter, London WC2

Client: Kato Kagaku & Co., Ltd

Grade II listed Bush House forms the main central space of the 450,000 sq ft Aldwych Quarter refurbishment scheme. It is the oldest and largest of the four buildings within the site and formerly housed the global headquarters of the BBC World Service. The building faces The Strand in the south and Aldwych in the north. The grand entrance features the iconic statues by American artist Malvina Hoffman which sit above the inscription 'To the friendship of the English speaking peoples', a symbol of transatlantic trade which represents Great Britain and the United States.