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🟩 GreenBricks Building of the Week 🟩 Plantworks

Updated: Apr 11, 2023

Urban-farm green


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.


📍Location


🏢Building Details

  • Completed 2021

  • 6,592 sq. ft. of workspace across 4 floors + gallery space

  • Redevelopment of historic 1980s mirror workshop


👷🏾‍♀️Developer & Contractor


✍️Architects & Engineers


🌱Sustainability

  • 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


🥦 Wellbeing

  • 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


🎈Bonus feature

Check out Plantworks behind the scenes Instagram showing the fruit of their labours – their slogan: ‘eat your office’.





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