The second phase of the Stratford City M7 office development marks its prominent gateway setting at the intersection of principal urban routes through its massing and articulation, and seeks to surpass the achievements of the first phase with regard to environmental sustainability and integrated amenity.
A robust and viable sustainability strategy has been developed that meets new and emerging standards such as BREEAM 2018, and targets benchmarked reductions in embodied and operational carbon, to safeguard long term climate resilience.
The base-build design establishes a strong foundation for tenants to actively promote and integrate wellbeing into their workspace and validate this through a leading wellness accreditation scheme.
High quality public realm and landscaping proposals are intrinsic to the sustainability and wellbeing objectives of the building and provide generous, animated, and curated people-focused spaces enriched with beautiful, hardy and climate resilient planting.
Considered open-plan floorplates that have been designed to the latest office standards and comprise integrated amenity and enhancements to facilitate diverse, adaptable, and sustainable workspaces. Each floor comprises a semi enclosed and verdantly planted ‘green room’ which interlock vertically as a series of double and single storey volumes that ascend the south east elevation and provide passive shading to the interior.
The building’s roofscapes have been optimised as accessible external gardens and terraces, sheltered by full height glazed screening.
A high-performance building envelope proposing the use of high-quality materials, finishes and detailing, is attuned to the building’s sustainability and wellbeing objectives, including provision for natural ventilation, and acknowledges and responds to its prominent urban setting.