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MEP Design

13-19 Leinster Square is a prestigious project involving the refurbishment of an existing hotel into a collection of exclusive 15 lateral apartments located in Bayswater, London. The project, with a value of £26,000,000 Million and covering an area of 38,554 sqm/41,500 sqft, is being carried out by Banda Property as the client. Proton Built Environment was tasked with providing full MEP design services, including concept design, developed design, technical design, and thermal comfort study, in coordination with the architect, to ensure compliance with the client's brief and planning conditions. The project has a duration of 18 months.

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13-19 LEINSTER SQUARE,
LONDON

Challenges:

One of the main challenges of this project was the unique nature of the building, which required careful consideration of its existing structure and historical significance as a Grade II listed white stucco-fronted façade. Proton Built Environment had to work closely with the architect, Swiftline Engineering/Paragon, and other stakeholders to develop a MEP strategy that would seamlessly integrate with the building's architectural features while meeting the modern living requirements of the exclusive apartments.

Solutions:

Proton Built Environment provided full MEP design services for the project, which included concept design, developed design, technical design, and coordination of various MEP services such as heating ventilation, domestic water services, electrical design, basement, main riser, and roof coordination and distribution. The team worked closely with the architect, Swiftline Engineering/Paragon, and other stakeholders to develop a coordinated MEP strategy that seamlessly integrated with the building's existing structure and historical features while meeting the modern living requirements of the apartments.

Results:

Through Proton Built Environment's expertise in MEP design and coordination, the 13-19 Leinster Square project was successfully completed within the 18-month duration. The MEP systems seamlessly integrated with the building's architectural features, ensuring a modern living environment for the exclusive apartments while preserving the historical significance of the Grade II listed façade. The thermal comfort study conducted by Proton Built Environment ensured compliance with the client's brief and planning conditions, providing an optimal living environment for the residents in terms of heating, ventilation, and domestic water services.

Conclusion:

The 13-19 Leinster Square project presented unique challenges due to the historical significance of the building and the requirement for modern MEP systems. Proton Built Environment's comprehensive MEP design services, including concept design, developed design, technical design, and thermal comfort study, ensured the successful completion of the project within the 18-month duration. The coordinated MEP strategy seamlessly integrated with the building's architectural features while providing a modern living environment for the exclusive apartments, and the thermal comfort study ensured compliance with the client's brief and planning conditions.

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