Transformation of a 1980s office building into vibrant new workspace
IRIS by Spectral Lighting has been used extensively across all floors of the newly refurbished Panagram Building in London. With a desirable location in the lively Clerkenwell area, architect Buckley Gray Yeoman have brought a tired 1980s building right into the 21st Century with a vibrant refurbishment. Not only have they transformed the building, the new workplace spaces have an emphasis on well-being which is so sought after and important following the COVID pandemic.
The developer, Dorrington, working with BGY and Peter Deer and Associates were resolute in their passion to deliver a building that gives a friendly atmosphere and one that is lively and enjoyable to work in.
Dorrington were keen to exploit the positive effects of using human centric lighting for the work areas. The client and design team chose Spectral’s iconic IRIS luminaire as a ‘tried and tested’ tunable white pendant luminaire to deliver circadian light for the adaptable multi use spaces. The impact of IRIS’ transparent housing reduced visual clutter in the open plan areas and good use of indirect light added to the vibrancy.
Before the refurbishment of the 67,000 sq ft building commenced, a lighting controls strategy was agreed on which gave the option to the in-going tenants to enhance the lighting of the space. Supplied by RIDI Group, the Control3 system enables users to pre-program lighting schemes, or to have individual control of the luminaires with regard to colour and intensity of the white light through the range of cool to warm colour temperatures. Thus they are able to create the right light for the different types of workspaces and give ultimate flexibility to the use of the space, according to their particular needs.
“It’s amazing to see this building transformed, offering space, light, amenities and service. We look forward to welcoming occupiers into their new workspaces that promise to be bold, flexible and with a focus on health and wellbeing.”
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