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🟩 GreenBricks Building of the Week 🟩 Cadworks

Much-needed green

Cadworks is Glasgow’s first net zero carbon office, and one of the few Grade A developments. It offers much-needed high-quality green workspace in the Scottish city.


🏢Building Details

  • Opened December 2021

  • 10-storey, 94,500 sq. ft. – £30m development

  • Awarded WiredScore Platinum + NODE enabled for hyper-connectivity

👷🏾‍♀️Developer & Contractor

✍️Architects & Engineers


  • BREEAM Excellent + EPC A

  • Flexible ‘shell & floor’ specifications: choose your own finishes and specific layout, minimising fit out wastage

  • 100% green electric – with 180 smart meters to track energy, power, and water

  • Regenerative braking lifts: convert kinetic potential energy to electrical energy when descending

  • 75% of building suppliers from local area – with recycled glass, steel, wood, and concrete

🥦 Wellbeing

  • WELL Silver = occupant health and wellness at heart of design

  • AirRated Gold = exceptional internal air quality

  • Scotland’s first cycle-in access ramp – completed with 119 bike stations, 138 lockers, and even airing units + ironing stations

  • Includes its own fleet of electric Swifty Scooters

  • Scotland’s largest living green wall + intensive green roof with sedum bio covering

🎈Bonus feature

It’s the first commercial building in Scotland to use Airlite paint – a 100% natural, photocatalytic paint technology that neutralises greenhouse gases + kills viruses. The amount used has the same air purification power of over 3 acres of forest. Beats a satin finish.

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