Brexit presents challenges to everyone in property, users, developers , designers alike and in truth we don’t know which way the effect will trend. What is certain is that everybody has to be economic, flexible and creative in their use of the real estate asset. Our recent work for Hypo Alpe Adria an Austrian bank operating in the Balkans for whom we have created a “single virtual bank” across the region connected by broadcast quality video-conferencing with all space assets on the same reservation system is seminal in the way forward for all significant global businesses.
Chadwick International will show how SpaceTime can be engaged to mitigate the economic and environmental storms coming our way.
Chadwick International and Buro Happold win “Outstanding International Design Project of the Year 2016” award from British Expertise International, an NGO chaired by the Duke of Gloucester for their seminal aircon-less 1,000 person in Shimoga, India.
Essentially this ground-breaking building cuts out all direct sunlight eliminating solar gain, harvests natural daylight, self-ventilates through its atrium, directs the monsoon winds through it parametrically designed sunscreens and yet retains all the characteristics of a modern, deep-plan building.
The gardens are planned to control the temperature of the air entering the building and eliminate pollution from vehicles in immediate proximity to the building. Temperature reductions of 5-6˚ are achieved, significant with summer temperatures in the 30’s.
The natural ventilation makes for a very pleasant working environment and one that is particularly economic given that there are no mechanical services required other than the punkas to stir the air.
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The Lensbury aims to upgrade its offering in the marketplace to that of a 4* hotel and conference centre. They have already upgraded the Conference Centre and the Thames View Restaurant. The current project is the refurbishment of the main Clubhouse to enhance the offering to both the membership and external clients. It is a major project that is in the design stages and will be implemented in three phases over the coming 18 months.