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Brunel Building | London, UK

In honour of one of history’s greatest engineers, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, this building gives his legacy a sustainable twist in the 21st century!

Brunel Building, completed in 2019, is a 17-storey structure overlooking the Grand Union Canal and situated opposite of London’s Paddington Tube station. A remarkable feat showcasing the combined efforts of industry #buildingheroes, Brunel achieved a BREEAM Official 2014 ‘Excellent’ rating, a WiredScore ‘Platinum’ rating and a LEED ‘Gold’ rating 🏆

It’s not just all in the looks – Brunel stands out for these and other eco-friendly features:

♻️ More than 98% of construction waste was recycled, with the aluminium used for the façade containing 65% recycled content.

⚡ Designed to achieve a 71% improvement in operational energy consumption over a typical office building, as well as recycling of grey water from showers used to flush the WCs, thus reducing potable water demand by about 30%.

🏥 A high-level health and wellbeing review was executed to ensure the building was WELL enabled should a tenant wish to achieve the label for their fitout areas.

Outstanding building!

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