The development is designed to achieve a BREEAM Excellent rating.
Sustainability is a key factor of the proposals which incorporate the following as part of the building design:
- Connection to the Pimilico District Network subject to capacity and further feasibility
- Community heating infrastructure fed by communal boilers
- PV tiles which are sympathetic to the Conservation Area
- Rainwater attenuation
- Sustainable construction materials (CLT)
- High performing, energy efficient and highly insulated building fabric
The architectural design is underpinned by Circular Economy Principles to ensure that the building is as durable and resilient as possible.
We expect construction to take approximately 30 months including demolition.
The design proposes an innovative hybrid steel and composite structural solution with significant environmental benefits.
As well as acting as an embodied carbon sink the structure is very lightweight which reduces the load on the foundations – in turn reducing material volumes and vehicle movements to site.
It is also a modular system which massively reduces the required number of vehicle movements to site – and thus impact on the local community during construction.