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🟩 GreenBricks Building of the Week 🟩 45 Whitfield Street

Modernist green


Over the past 50 years, 45 Whitfield Street has undergone a series of disjointed and unsympathetic fit-outs – rendering it incompatible with the needs of today’s workers. The retrofit of this 1970s building has brought it back to life: finding joy in its dormant, modernist qualities.

 

📍Location

 

🏢Building Details

  • 10,600 sq ft; 5-storey

  • Completed 2022

  • Furnished + flexible offices

 

👷🏾‍♀️ Developer

 

✍️ Designers & Architects

 

🌱Sustainability

  • EPC B + 100% electric

  • Instead of radically reinventing the structure, strategic alterations were made to enhance accessibility, permeability + flexibility: achieving maximum impact with minimal changes

  • Existing stainless steel and precast concrete façade treated and retained

  • Obsolete basement space – formerly parking facilities for small 1970s cars – transformed in modern end-of-trip cycle facilities

  • Countertops made from recycled timber scraps salvaged from disused sawmills – complement the building’s dark timber surrounds

 

🥦 Wellbeing 

  • Occupiers of Derwent London buildings automatically enjoy complimentary DL/Membership status: an ever-growing package of benefits including access to exclusive partner lounges across London + curated experience-led events

  • Expansive amenity spaces: including breakout areas for informal collaboration, private booths for focused work + outdoor terraces on every floor (totalling 1,400 sq ft)

  • Carefully curated interior finishes introduce colour + warmth while reinforcing the 1970s identity

 

🎈Bonus feature 

The intelligent design allows for maximum future flexibility, with drop-down services enabling room configurations to be adjusted as needed by tenants in the years to come.


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