The modernisation and refurbishment of the existing former Daily Mail headquarters brings together a blend of old and new. By retaining, reconfiguring and refurbishing the existing building we have been able to support a low embodied carbon result while targeting highly sustainable accreditations via BREEAM 'Excellent' and WELL 'Enabled'.
A whole life carbon analysis was used to determine the embodied carbon produced from the construction and from the energy consumed during its life. The analysis determined that through retaining the building's existing structure and façade, the project was able to comfortably exceed RIBA's 2030 target for embodied carbon in non-domestic buildings.
New scenic lifts have been installed to the extended core which will overlook a reconfigured atrium extension. Commuter facilities include changing areas, 345 cycle spaces and e-charging points for e-cycles.