New London Architecture

Regent's Crescent

Built

A complex residential development which rebuilds John Nash's Grade I listed crescent facade.
Zero Carbon London

Zero Carbon London

→ Targeting BREEAM ‘very good’
→ 35% reduction in carbon emission
→ A post occupancy evaluation will be made next year
→ Photo voltaic panels produce estimated 14,850 kWh/yr

Grade I listed and originally designed by John Nash, the facade has been reconstructed using traditional methods with lime mortar, lime stucco render, breathable paint, sourced unused brickwork, original railings and some glazing. Behind it sits a new contemporary building providing residences and amenities. Woven into the site are two existing 1960s apartment blocks with an overclad facade, and an eighteenth century, subterranean ice house. The thermally efficient fabric has low ‘Space Heat Demand’ and features good thermal mass, enhanced acoustics, renewable energy — photo voltaics, CHP, site energy network, green walls and roof, water attenuation, solar control, acoustic attenuation from tube lines, embodied energy considerations, good airtightness, limited solar gains, good surface temperature factors and MVHR ventilation with boost.

Project information

Status

Built

Borough

Westminster

Size

16800 sq m

Estimated completion

December 2020


Location

83 Portland Pl, London W1B 1PD, UK


Team Credits

Architect

PDP London

Structural Engineer

AKT II

Planning Consultant

DP9 Ltd

Services Engineer

Hilson Moran


Listed by

PDP London

Last updated on

14/07/2021


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