In spite of the challenges, the Quadrant:MK is fulfilling its potential.
Judges from the BCO Awards commented that “despite the sheer scale of the project, [it] still displayed intricate attention to detail”.
A modern, sustainable working environment
Sustainability was central to the brief for the Quadrant:MK.
Natural light floods through the atrium that links the four buildings. There’s an intelligent natural ventilation system, rainwater harvesting and the temperature inside is regulated by the thermal mass of the building.
‘Brown roofs’ extend the familiar concept of the ‘green roof’, with a special focus on encouraging indigenous species and biodiversity.
The site adjoins Milton Keynes railway station, so fewer employees have to drive to work. For those that do, there’s even a charging point for electric cars.