Gallery: Gillespies’ MediaCityUK is the World’s First BREEAM Accredited...

It's no secret that we go gaga for barren spaces reborn as flourishing green oases, so we were delighted to see this former industrial site at Salford Quay in Manchester, UK rejuvenated into a picturesque new media park. Commissioned by the Peel Group and designed by Gillepsies, the dock was revamped with 200 acres of greenery, performance spaces and gathering areas, making it the perfect place for employees at the neighboring media companies to take lunch. Called MediaCityUK, the project also incorporates several impressive sustainable features and is the first project in the world to become a BREEAM accredited Sustainable Community.

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