AJ article featuring Woodland Trust 'Green buildings: The state of the art'
24th November 2011
British architects are making up for lost time when it comes to environmentally intelligent design, writes Felix Mara
The Woodland Trust HQ aims to minimise embodied energy and is one of a series of collaborations between Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and Max Fordham that exploits thermal mass.
Unlike earlier projects with concrete decks, it uses timber with soffit-mounted concrete radiators providing thermal mass. ‘The design team calculated that this would produce 900kg less CO2 than concrete floor construction – that’s 20 years of emissions,’ says Feilden Clegg Bradley partner Matt Vaudin.
The full article can be read here