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Strata SE1

Identification

Strata SE1
Castle House
251697

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
aluminum
curtain wall
light gray gray dark gray

Usages

residential co-operative apartments
shop(s) restaurant

Facts

  • The building is located in one of London's Energy Action Areas and therefore sustainability was important for the design.
  • The wind turbines are expected to produce 50 Mwh of electrical power per year.
  • Out of 98 residents, 20 homes will be reserved for residents relocated from the nearby Hexgate Estate.
  • Strata SE1's sustainable design allows for a lower energy cost per apartment.
  • It is the first building in the world with integral wind turbines.
  • The three 9m-diameter wind turbines at the top of the building generate sufficient energy to either provide lighting for the whole building or provide electricity for 20 apartments.
  • Featured on-site is a combined heat and power system to provide sustainable power generation; rainwater is harvested for reuse.
  • The energy costs per flat are envisaged to be up to 40% less than Britain's typical housing average.
  • The building exceeds the current UK regulations relating to sustainability by 13% whilst overall carbon emissions are expected to be 15% lower than the Mayor of London's good practice benchmark.

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Location

2-20 Walworth Road
SE1 6SP
Southwark
London
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

485.07 ft
485.07 ft
482.28 ft
43
1
Dec 2007
Jun 2010
57
$128,099,505

Involved Companies

Flanagan Lawrence
client, construction management, consultant, developer, environmental consultant, hoist supplier (construction), landscape architect, planning consultant, real estate agent, structural engineering, wind surveyor

Features & Amenities

  • Rainwater is recycled
  • Wind turbines are present
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