A community of homes with unrivalled amenities - designed for rental

The Author Building, Kings Cross
Author Building CGI

A new residential community of rental homes in the Kings Cross area of London.

Two residential buildings provide 218 homes by FCBStudios and David Morley Architects with excellent shared amenities, set within a managed ecology garden by Haptic Architects and Jan Kattein.

Key Information

Sector: Residential

Client: AR Triangle Property LP

Location: United Kingdom

Completion: September 2023

Size: 0sqm

a place to live, work and play in the city

The Author Building occupies 1.1 ha of former railway lands of the Kings Cross Opportunity Area within the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington.

At the north of the triangular site our building is made up of two blocks that step up in scale from 11 to 16 storeys and provide 140 market rental homes. These sit above a generous communal amenity floor, with a private dining room, screening room, gym and co-working spaces, which spills out onto the central public garden. At lower ground floor shops and cafes front onto York Way.


Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
David Morley Architects
Haptic Architects
Jan Kattein Architects
Interior Architect
Conran and Partners
Principal Designer
David M. Eagle Ltd
Landscape Architect
Applied Landscape
Structural Engineer
Services Engineer
Ark M&E