Plans for HEMISPHERE net zero building to be revealed in public consultation
A public consultation on Liverpool’s first net zero carbon operational building will be held next week.
HEMISPHERE, will be based in Liverpool’s Paddington Village, at the heart of the Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool) Innovation District. The site could accommodate up to 800 jobs.
The proposed £35million building, next to The Spine, which opened in May last year, will feature 116,000 square feet of innovative Grade A office space for healthcare occupants, education, science and technology.
Sciontec, the commercial spin-out of KQ Liverpool, has announced the event as the next phase of development for Paddington Village in Liverpool.
Liverpool City Council, as landowner, is working with Sciontec to deliver the project which will continue to support growth and jobs in the city’s innovation quarter, Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool).
Located at Plot 9, HEMISPHERE takes its name from both sides of the human brain – creative yet logical, each side of the office building designed to have its own personality, look and feel, with features that differentiate one side from the other. ‘other.
In addition to the 120,000 square feet of Class A office space, HEMISPHERE will include a range of collaborative spaces, a wellness studio, a cafe and vast new areas of high-quality green public realm inspired by biophilia.
The building will be designed to adhere to the principles of a Net Zero Carbon Operational Building, a ‘WELL’ Building Platinum Standard and a BREEAM rating of ‘Very Good’.
The creative design approach is a tribute to KQ Liverpool, as an international destination for the life sciences, healthcare and technology industries.
Sciontec is jointly owned by Liverpool John Moores University, University of Liverpool, Liverpool City Council and Bruntwood SciTech. It operates the Liverpool Science Park, manages Sciontec AI at The Spine and is developing new world-class science and technology facilities in the Liverpool City area.
Its main objective is to further develop and improve the knowledge economy in Liverpool by providing world leading venues and spaces to host science, innovation and technology businesses.
The public consultation event will take place on Monday 16th May at The Spine, Paddington Village, between 4pm and 7pm.