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Indira Paryavaran Bhawan – New Delhi, India

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Building: Indira Paryavaran Bhawan
Location: New Delhi, India
Address: Jorbagh Road, Ali Ganj, Lodi Colony
Client: Ministry of Environment and Forest
Architect: Central Public Works Department
Civil/Structural Engineers: Central Public Works Department
Size: 31,000 sf
Completed: 2014

AE Interest:
Office complex for the MoEF; received the highest green rating of any building in India when completed – LEED Platinum and GRIHA 5-star; net zero energy usage [a]; 75% of light during the day coming naturally, rest from photovoltaic energy production; chilled beam cooling system for energy savings; water recycling systems and low discharge fixtures allow for low total water usage [b].
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Written by Joe Dempsey

November 28, 2017 at 12:41 pm

Posted in Built

One Embankment Place – London, UK

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Building: One Embankment Place
Location: London, UK
Address: 1 Embankment Pl.
Owner: Price Waterhouse Coopers
Architect: TP Bennett
Structural Engineer: Arup
Sustainability Consultants: ChapmanBDSP
Size: 40,000 sq. ft.
Completion: 1990/2013

AE Interest:
The UK’s first “air rights” building, atop Charing Cross Station; received the highest BREEAM rating when completed in 2013 with a score of 96.31%; cooling systems use recycled vegetable oil waste that is refined locally; open floor plan and large atrium spaces allow for significant natural light; roof gardens and green walls; 40% less carbon than buildings of similar size [a].

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Written by Joe Dempsey

November 28, 2017 at 11:31 am

Posted in Built