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This state of the art building won a RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects) award for Spirit of Ingenuity in recognition of its impressive architecture. The building’s structure includes several energy-efficient features, including a ‘living roof’ covered in growing sedum plants, designed to provide insulation, preserve rainwater and create a habitat for wildlife, and geothermal heating, provided by a 100-metre borehole in the earth’s core. In addition, continuous roof lights and light-sensitive lighting instead of switches allow even daylight with reduced glare

  • Project name:
  • Royal Opera House Distribution Centre
  • Client:
  • Royal Opera House
  • Contract Type:
  • Design & Build
  • Architect:
  • Nicholas Hare Associates
  • Sector:
  • Industrial
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