Dezeen Agenda features Foster + Partners' plans for "London's lowest whole-life carbon high-rise"

18 Blackfriars road by Foster + Partners

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features the approval of Foster + Partners’ 18 Blackfriars Road development in London. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now.

UK architecture studio Foster + Partners has been granted planning approval for 18 Blackfriars Road, a development that will contain two residential blocks and a 45-storey office skyscraper.

The studio claimed that the project would have the lowest carbon footprint of any tall building in London.

“[18 Blackfriars Road] will feature London’s lowest whole-life carbon high-rise, which also aims to be the first to achieve the WELL Community Gold rating,” said Foster + Partners head of studio Nigel Dancey.

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