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Skanska's "Construction Business Solution" has completed the construction of this high quality commercial office project in London for Greycoat Crown Place Partnership at 30 Crown Place, London.
Market segment: Offices
BREEAM 'Very Good' 2007 Award
Considerate Constructors Silver 2009
Hackey Design Awards 2010
EnvironmentFurther challenges for design and Construction come from the building’s envelope being a structure of some 16,500 sq metres of cladding with part fitted glass creating a striking curved form.
Key building element of sustainability in the building's design, including geothermal piles and Photovoltaic louvers on the roof, providing solar energy to supplement the building's power source.
Developing the projectSkanska developed a “Construction Business Solution” for this project, incorporating the in-house skills of its building, mechanical & electrical, piling and foundations, steel decking and specialist ceilings teams. This enabled Skanska to work with its client to develop a scheme to deliver their real needs.
Skanska’s procurement methodology also allowed a parallel process of the sale of the development from an original developer to Greycoat whilst still maintaining the original construction completion date.
Constructing the projectA combination of Skanska's Building, mechanical & electrical, piling and foundations, steel decking and specialist ceilings teams, have provided for the client;
Partners constructionWhitby Bird Services (Structural Engineering)
Partners developingRenton Howard Wood Levin (Architects), Hilson Moran (Design)