BCO innovation award for London Edwardian office regeneration project

British Council Office
The regeneration of this office in central London has won the innovation award from the British Council for Offices.
Great Portland Estates has won the British Council for Offices innovation award for the redevelopment of 180 Great Portland Street in London. This Edwardian block has been reconfigured into 10 000 m2 of offices, with careful architectural consideration incorporating a number of sustainable construction qualities. To overcome limited headroom, AET Flexible Space System incorporating Hiross underfloor air-conditioning was specified by consulting engineers Cundall. The existing floor voids also accommodate all cabling and power-distribution services. The energy consumption for air conditioning is expected to be 20 to 30% lower than a conventional VAV and fan-coil system.
For more information on this story, click here: Dec 08, 62
Related links:
Related articles:



modbs tv logo

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Smart Check launched to boost competence and fight fraud

Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) has developed a ‘Smart Check’ app to help construction site operators verify the identities and qualifications of more than two million skills card holders. 

MBS attends the BESA launch of ‘safe havens’ blueprint for air quality

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has completed its trilogy of free guides designed to help building owners and managers turn their buildings into ‘safe havens’ that protect occupants from health risks linked to airborne contaminants and viruses.