Partner, Sustainable Futures
Subject: A Case Study on 'The Valentine'
Rory set up the Sustainable Futures team in 2007 and over the last decade has managed its growth to provide a wide range of services to our clients aimed at improving the sustainability of development. He leads a specialist team composed of architects and engineers who carry out building performance analysis for our colleagues in HTA and for external clients. Our areas of expertise include building physics, daylight and sunlight, energy, microclimate, prefabrication and the BREEAM sustainability standards.
The Valentine, Gants Hill
The Valentine comprises 321 student accommodation homes on the site of the former Valentines Pub. The design team have worked closely with Redbridge council to design a building that is sympathetic to local architectural character. Featured landscaped gardens, generous communal space and a range of studio and cluster typologies. The building is stepped in form ranging from 3-11 stories.