AJ Retrofit Live and Circular Build 2024

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Kiru Balson is speaking about The Rylands Building at Circular Build.

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20 Tonnes of Steel, 600 Lights, 9 Escalators, and 2 Generators: The Rylands Story

This case study-led presentation unveils how the historic Rylands Building in Manchester re-used M&E components, such as twenty tonnes of steel and two functioning generators. It showcases the potential of M&E equipment as catalysts for environmental stewardship.

The Brewery, 52 Chiswell St, London EC1Y 4SA, United Kingdom

An architect's render of the Rylands Building in Manchester showing a 1930s style facade in the sunshine

The mission of this ambitious project to transform the iconic Rylands Building is to create a net zero carbon building with listed status by carefully restoring, refurbishing and extending the existing building. 

Read more about The Rylands Building