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Sustainability, Energy and Architecture by Ali Sayigh

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Chapter 2

Low Energy Approaches to Design-Led Schemes – Five Case Studies

Nazar Sayigh,    Glas Architects, London, UK

Abstract

This chapter reviews five projects undertaken by Glas Architects, set out as individual case studies each focusing on a single key feature to illustrate our flexible approach to sustainable building design.

A selection of scheme type and size were chosen to highlight that sustainability can be a key consideration on a diverse range of building typologies; from large mixed use developments down to small scale one off residential dwellings.

Case studies 1 & 2 concern two large scale mixed use developments – 133-134 Webber Street, Southwark & Stead Street Early Housing at Elephant and Castle, Southwark; focusing on site analysis, ...

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