London Bankside Yards next project switches from resi to offices

Aaron Morby 2 months ago
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Developer Native Land has submitted revised plans for a net zero ‘concept’ office at its £2.5bn Bankside Yards development next to Blackfriars Bridge in London.

Innovative double-height cutaway corners transfer load to the centre of the building, requiring less structure
Innovative double-height cutaway corners transfer load to the centre of the building, requiring less structure

The application represents a change from the consented residential building to raise the amount of commercial space provided across the project.

Native Land plans to develop an 18-storey office building, designed by Make Architects, to standards of design, sustainability and wellbeing rarely found in the London commercial market.

‘Building 1’ will have seven large double height terraces on alternate floors, a roof garden with hospitality space, and bookable dining rooms.

Innovative double-height cutaway corners transfer load to the centre of the building, requiring less structure.

Embodied carbon is reduced by the building’s 6m x 6m column grid, which optimises structural efficiency.

The project will be part of Bankside Yards’ all-electric energy network, meaning it will generate zero emissions and be net zero carbon in operation.

Jay Squier, Executive Director at Native Land, said: “As our next commercial building at Bankside Yards, ‘Building 1’ aims to meet this demand and exceed expectations for the modern, green and healthy workplace in an unrivalled riverside location with terraces throughout and views of the City of London”

Arbor, the first Bankside Yards office building, completes later this year and has secured its first letting of 28,000 sq ft to law firm Lewis Silkin who will relocate from the City of London.

Native Land claims the 1.4 million sq ft Bankside Yards development will be the UK’s first major mixed-use regeneration scheme with net zero emissions in operation.

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