Gallery: The UK’s First BREEAM Outstanding Office Tower Rises in London


BREEAM, Europe’s leading green building rating system, has just given the new PriceWaterhouseCooper office tower its highest rating of “outstanding”. This is a first for an office building this size in the UK and speaks to how corporations are embracing green building on both sides of the pond.

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  1. Erik van Lennep March 5, 2011 at 5:56 am

    Good to see BREEAM being taken up, but that’s just the start of a bigger design/build conversation…and one which has already evolved well beyond BREEAM, and even beyond LEED which both set (IMHO)minimal standards.

    Soon to arrive in the UK is the Living Buildings Challenge, an impressively integrated and conceived standard which seeks to MAXIMIZE impacts, but in a restorative manner. This is the future :)

  2. Shropshire Architect March 30, 2010 at 8:47 am

    An important first for the UK and the project team.

  3. pyjn March 29, 2010 at 8:15 pm

    Though not ordinarily a corporate modern aficionada, can’t help but be thoroughly impressed with PWC office tower. A definite “WOW!” in my book re: both green design and facade. Thanks for featuring!

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