Portcullis House cooling

Portcullis House, New Parliamentary Building, Westminster, London
New 23,000m² of MPs offices and Committee room accommodation constructed in the air-rights over new station serving three Tube lines. Designed for almost entirely off-site manufacturing. The building fabric thermal capacity is used to control indoor climate. Night ventilation natural cooling. Highly integrated services, structure and architecture. Ventilated facade with full heat recovery. Direct aquifer cooling source without chillers. Low energy use services systems.
Collaborators: Hopkins Architects, Parliamentary Works Directorate
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