A purpose built high quality office building for the Marble and Granite Centre is located on an industrial site set within the green belt near Rickmansworth.
Project Name: Troy Wharf
Studio Name: Mark Fairhurst Architects
Project size: 434 m2
Site size: 3960 m2
Project Budget: £1200000
Completion date: 2016
Building levels: 4
Location: Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Photography: Gareth Gardner
The four storey building is partially submerged into the landscape on three sides within a disused concrete retaining wall.
The new building projects above the ground disguising itself to the lake with a south facing mono pitch green roof, creating a fully structural glazed facade overlooking the site.
The building utlises many sustainable features including a ground source heat pump for heating and cooling and ventilation heat recovery system throughout.