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🟩 GreenBricks Building of the Week 🟩 i9

Red-brick green


With its stylish 3 cornered, red brick façade – i9 pays homage to Wolverhampton’s rich industrial history. At the heart of the £132M Interchange masterplan, it is the 3rd building delivered following i10 and i11.


📍Location

Wolverhampton, West Midlands


🏢Building Details

  • 5-storeys

  • 43,500 sq. ft. Grade A office space + 5,600 sq. ft. of retail and leisure space

  • Winner of 2021 Brick Award for commercial architectural craftsmanship


👷🏾‍♀️Developer & Contractor


✍️Architects & Engineers


🌱Sustainability

  • BREEAM Excellent + EPC B + net carbon zero in operations

  • 1st in Black Country to achieve WiredScore Gold

  • Hi-tech solar control glass to minimise heat gain + photocell dusk till dawn sensors for energy efficiency

  • High performance thermally enhanced window + door systems with specially designed thermal gaskets + foam profiles – offer significantly improved U-frame values

  • Very well connected + embedded within public transport network following 150M investment into major rail, metro, and bus infrastructure


🥦 Wellbeing

  • Striking double height reception area + waiting room provides exciting arrival experience – with building concierge to assist occupants + guests throughout the day

  • Top floor benefits from south facing roof terrace providing outdoor amenity space

  • 2.9m minimum floor to ceiling height within the offices

  • 51 cycle spaces + showers for cyclists

  • Building sits within a new canalside quarter + public walkway realm


🎈Bonus feature

Wolverhampton’s economy is one of the fastest growing in the UK, with projected growth 2-3% faster than the national average over the next 10 years. With a 422% increase in start-ups in the city, i9 provides much-needed Grade A office space. The building is also home to the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government – the first ministerial office with a regular presence outside London.


🔗 Check it out https://www.glennhowells.co.uk/project/i9-wolverhampton-interchange/




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