Google KGX1

  • Client: Google
  • Project Manager: Argent
  • Architect: Bjarke Ingels Group, Heatherwick Studio and BDP
  • Structural Engineer: AKTII
  • M&E Engineer: Atelier Ten
  • Contractor: Lendlease
  • Location: King’s Cross, London

Whole-life carbon assessment of the first wholly owned and designed Google Headquarters in London.

Sturgis Carbon Profiling was commissioned by Google to produce an Embodied and Whole-life Carbon study of the KGX1 development in accordance with BS EN 15978:2011 and give advice on related carbon reduction strategies.

SCP’s involvement through all design stages included:

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SCP’s LCA tool has contributed to both the BREEAM Mat01 exemplary credits and the LEED Materials and Resources points.

SCP is currently working closely with the appointed contractor Lendlease to carefully monitor on-site carbon emissions and material procurement.

The project is currently on-site, aiming for practical completion by the end of 2021.

Google KGX1 - Internal view

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