Zero Carbon London
→ Targeting BREEAM Excellent
→ Connection to on-site Energy Centre
→ 94 PV solar panels (325 sqm) produce 14% of the regulated annual energy
→ Passive Shading: Facade depth reacts to orientation, minimising solar gains and glare
Within a masterplan that will transform a former industrial site into a residential neighbourhood, the project will accommodate 1,000 pupils and 120 staff, and features specialist labs and dedicated experiment studios. CLT/Glu-lam timber structure and principal fabric is carbon negative, off-site production minimises waste, improves air-tightness and general wellbeing. Hybrid mixed-mode ventilation system provides natural ventilation, mechanically mixed with tempered air in winter. Large volume spaces use stack effect ventilation. The structure showcases state-of-the-art engineering, demonstrating to students an innovative, sustainable approach to design. A dashboard displays energy harvested, used and saved.