Midtown Centre – Architectural First in Adaptive Reuse
In an architectural first in Australia, the Midtown Centre was developed through the amalgamation of two existing office buildings into a high quality A Grade commercial office building; that is setting Australia’s new benchmark for asset re-purposing, sustainability, health and wellness.
Amalgamating two existing office buildings via a green seam is estimated to be 231% more environmentally friendly through adaptive reuse of the structure, compared with a demolish and new build approach. Achieved carbon savings of roughly 11,000 metric tonnes per year (concrete and steel).
The construction methodology allowed for a 38% carbon emission reduction versus’ a new build, with 90% of the demolished materials being recycled. The embedded carbon savings means the Property runs carbon neutral (net zero emissions) for over 4 years.
Incredible time lapse video of the construction of Brisbane’s newest A-grade office building, Midtown Centre.
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