Plans in for ‘green’ £320m London city tower

Aaron Morby 2 months ago
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Real estate company Brockton Everlast has submitted plans for a ‘greened’ 23-storey office building in the Square Mile.

AHMM has designed the building to set new standards for sustainable buildings
AHMM has designed the building to set new standards for sustainable buildings

The developer says the 720,000 sq ft project, which has been designed by architect AHMM to deliver exemplary green credentials, will involve a total investment of over £320m.

The proposed 117m tall building will be built at 115-123 Houndsditch next to the Can of Ham building.

Demolition of the existing building and archaeological investigation is expected to take around a year, with construction then expected to take three and a half years, employing around 660 workers on average during the build.

The building will feature green balconies and large roof terraces with trees

Innovative sustainable technologies will be included throughout the building to deliver market-leading performance in terms of both embodied and operational carbon, significantly reducing on-site carbon emissions by 44% against the Part L 2013 baseline and achieving a BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ rating.

Consultant Atelier 10 is investigating the potential for recycling the existing building’s steelwork frame and processing clean concrete back to aggregate for concrete construction.

Delivery of a LEED ‘Platinum’ and WELL ‘Platinum’ rated scheme which represents the highest level of attainment with respect to holistic environmental design and delivers a project with health and wellbeing at its core.

Client project team

The building will be supported at ground level by an array of 5-floor tall Y-shaped transfer props

Development Manager: Brockton Everlast Inc.
PM & EA: Gardiner & Theobald
Architect/Lead Designer: AHMM
Structural & Civils: AKT II
Building Services: NDY
Environmental Design: Atelier 10
Cost Consultant: Alinea

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