Inverdee House wins major environmental award
May 31 2011
Designed by Keppie the scheme comprises a low energy office and laboratory in Aberdeen, recipient of both a BREEAM Excellent rating and an EPC A designation.
Developed in collaboration with Scottish National Heritage and the Joint Nature Conservation Committee the building buries back of house areas into a semi basement, presenting itself as a two storey structure to residential neighbours.
The buildings full height is revealed to the north where an array of randomly spaced windows frames views of a working oil port.
Project architect Ben Rainger, said: “Inverdee House integrates thoughtful holistic design and user-friendly technical controls to make an environmentally frugal building. The project demonstrates an attitude to design which reasons that sustainability has to become mainstream and quickly. “
Keppie set out to create a building which marries civic architecture with high environmental standards
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