TÜV SÜD Real Estate shortlisted in two categories for the Building Awards 2017
Building magazine have announced the finalists for this year’s Building Awards and TÜV SÜD Real Estate have been shortlisted for the following two categories:
Engineering Consultant of the Year
Sustainability Project of the Year – Scottish Power Headquarters
Client: Scottish Power Architect: Page and Park Value: £110 million
Scottish Power House is the new headquarters for Scottish Power. The office development is a new build 14 storey headquarters located in Glasgow city centre, designed to house 1,900 staff. The scheme has been built on previously developed land, which was home to the former Strathclyde Regional Council. The 220,000 sqft, state of the art office complex overlooks the M8 motorway and has rehoused staff from locations in Falkirk, Cathcart and Yorker.
The design consists of a Cat A & B office fit out, data centre, lecture theatre, full kitchen/restaurant catering facilities and a penthouse executive floor. TÜV SÜD Real Estate provided the mechanical, electrical, energy and sustainability services. The scheme achieved a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating (74 %), EPC of A (11) and a 40 % reduction on internal water consumption compared to Building Regulations.
The building was designed with the wellbeing of its users at its heart, it offers a varied provision of catering, a gym, a health centre and well situated breakout areas at upper floor levels. The office plates are 15m wide with no internal columns and no intrusive vertical service risers or cores and thus offering maximum potential for space planning and future flexibility. Offsite modular construction techniques where utilised within the cladding and services elements to reduce the overall construction programme.
Winners are due to be announced 7th November 2017.