The Best Green Offices

Clive Wilkinson Architects
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Cutting Energy Use in Half

Clive Wilkinson filled the 10-story atrium with 26 meeting pods, forming a "Meeting Tree," linked by aerial staircases, which are designed to be emblematic of the interconnectedness of Macquarie’s client relationships. Cross-pollination among business groups is encouraged through spontaneous encounters. And One Shelley Street employs green technologies like harbor water cooling, chilled beams, and zone controlled lighting. Overall energy consumption has been reduced by 50 percent. The interior staircase, linking the various neighborhoods, has reduced the use of the elevators by 50 percent.