28 Apr '15, 8am

Rab of @BennettsAssocs tells us about award winning 5 Pancras Square cc @buildingawards @KingsCrossN1C @BREWatford

Rab Bennetts, Founding Director of the Practice, tells UK-GBC what led to its sustainability success… “In terms of sustainability, 5 Pancras Square – a mixed mode building with a public swimming pool, a gym, library, café, public-facing services and council offices - was already off to a good start because of its location on the massive King’s Cross Central development. Camden Council has strong environmental policies but so too does the developer Argent and, well before Camden decided to relocate to the site themselves, the two organisations worked together to devise an approach for the entire project that was enlightened and ambitious. In particular, Argent has provided local energy generation, which is far more efficient than using the national grid. “As for the design of the building itself, there was also a golden opportunity to capitalise on the different energy char...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/news/rab-bennetts-award-winning-5-pa...

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