01 Aug '16, 5am

Which London building uses 1/4 the energy of other office buildings? Hear @ Akl Green Room

Bruce Curtain, National Technical Director – Architecture for Opus Architecture will tell us more about the City Hall in London (building image in banner above). Bruce worked on this landmark building when he worked for Foster + Partners, one of Britain's leading architects. This unusually shaped building has strong sustainable design principles; photovoltaics provide power and the building’s cooling system utilises ground water pumped up via boreholes. Offices are also naturally ventilated, and it only uses a quarter of the energy consumed by a typical air-conditioned office building in London. Bruce will share compelling insights and give an overview on the lessons learned.

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