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🟩 GreenBricks Building of the Week 🟩 1 Triton Square

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1 Triton Square is a paragon of decarbonising existing stock. Throughout the redevelopment, one question was continually probed: how much can we retain and reuse? This is marginal gains at its best.


📍Location


🏢Building Details

  • Completed 2021

  • 366,000 sq ft redevelopment + extension of 90s building

  • 3 extra floors added = net lettable area increased by 57%


👷🏾‍♀️Developer & Contractor

✍️Architects & Engineers


🌱Sustainability

  • BREEAM Outstanding (92%) + EPC B

  • Extensive material reuse: 36,000 sq ft of limestone, 35,000 T of concrete, 1,900 T of steel = 99.9% construction waste diverted from landfill

  • Façade represents one of largest examples of circular economy practices in the industry: removal, refurbishment + reinstallation of 25,000 separate parts = equivalent of over 12 tennis courts (66% cost saving)

  • 57,000 T of embodied CO2 savings: equivalent to powering 14,000 homes

  • 43% cost saving compared to typical commercial building + 30% faster to completion


🥦 Wellbeing

  • Floor to ceiling windows + atrium roof-light fills building with natural light

  • Over 5,000 sq ft of green roofs with insect hotels, beehives, and bird boxes

  • 5 panoramic terraces with rich wildflower planting

  • 500 secure cycle spaces + independent ground floor gym


🎈Bonus feature

It also significantly improved water efficiency. According to the BREEAM water calculator, a 66.3% reduction in potable water use was achieved – or 7.5 Olympic swimming pools saved annually.


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