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Shard Place

As the third project in Shard Quarter redevelopment, Shard Place is a 26-storey residential building built above a two-story public realm and retail space.

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Project Details

Project Partners
Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Owner
REM / Sellar Property Group
Location
London, United Kingdom
Completion Date
Height
96.2 m
Sustainability
Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 and BREEAM Excellent rating
Number of Stories
28
Number of Units/Apartments
176
Shard Place in London. Courtesy Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Shard Place in London. Courtesy Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Shard Place in London. Courtesy Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Shard Place in London. Thornton Tomasetti
Shard Place in London. Thornton Tomasetti

Meeting Sustainability Targets with Effective Façade Design

As the third project in Shard Quarter redevelopment, Shard Place is a 26-storey residential building built above a two-story public realm and retail space. The tower offers 176 apartment units, a private roof garden on the 16th floor and is designed to meet Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 and BREEAM Excellent rating

We are providing façade engineering services to Renzo Piano Building Workshop for the building.

Highlights

  • The façade scheme continues the double skin design that were used on the neighboring developments.
  • We developed various single and double skin configuration to achieve the demanding sustainability targets.
  • For optimal occupant comfort, openable windows and doors were selected for natural ventilation.
  • The external façade provides solar shading and enhanced protection from wind loads.
  • The façade systems comprise aluminum frames while openable elements are high quality timber to complement the luxurious interior finishes.