🟩 GreenBricks Building of the Week 🟩 Plantworks
Plantworks is London’s first urban farm office development. That’s right, tend to your vegetables one minute, tend to your work emails the next.
6,592 sq. ft. of workspace across 4 floors + gallery space
Redevelopment of historic 1980s mirror workshop
👷🏾♀️Developer & Contractor
Clemente Cappello – Chairperson @ Sturgeon Capital
Simon Mayer – Director @ Mayer Construction
✍️Architects & Engineers
Adam Arya – Former Director @ Marek Wojciechowski Architects Ltd.
Tim Blackwell – Former Associate Director @ Marek Wojciechowski Architects Ltd.
Sam Wood – Associate @ Marek Wojciechowski Architects Ltd.
Rawan Hussin – Head of Design @ Marek Wojciechowski Architects Ltd.
Chetan Parmar – Managing Director @ Parmarbrook
Yoshimi Kono – Principal @ Kono Designs
Megan Tranter – Former Senior Lighting Designer @ 299 Lighting Ltd
BREEAM Excellent + EPC B
Energy efficiency features: solar panels on roof + mechanical heat recovery via thermal wheels
Intelligent LED lighting automatically adjusts to optimal levels + high performance solar control glass reduces heat gain
Bespoke folding roof allows maximum levels of sunlight to enter
Ecological value: includes 7000+ plants of 20 varieties = 106kg / year carbon extraction + 138kg / year oxygen production
Radical indoor farming scheme with state-of-the art hydroponic technology: inc. melons, blueberries + passionfruit for workers to harvest and enjoy
Green workspaces proven to increase cognitive function: +31% improvement in strategy, +38% in focus, +73% in crisis management (COGFX Harvard Research)
People-first design: focused on light, spaciousness, and nature
Cycle storage, wheelchair accessible shower, locker spaces
Check out Plantworks behind the scenes Instagram showing the fruit of their labours – their slogan: ‘eat your office’.
🔗 Check it out https://plantworks.space/