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by Eve Waldron Design

Entopia by Eve Waldron Design
Photo by Jack Hobhouse

Eve Waldron Design has designed the interiors for Entopia at the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, United Kingdom.

The Entopia building retrofit of a 1930s former telephone exchange has created a new home for the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).

The ground-breaking project exemplifies a fabric-first approach combined with embodied carbon and circular economy principles.

Challenging environmental and wellbeing certifications were targeted including EnerPHit, WELL Gold and BREEAM Outstanding – believed to be a world first for all three.

Eve Waldron Design took on a stimulating and challenging role, creating an uplifting and contemporary scheme with circular design principles, bio-based materials and nature-positive design solutions – and its interiors succeeded in breaking new ground to challenge the industry.

This project has been shortlisted in the sustainable renovation category of Dezeen Awards 2023.

Studio: Eve Waldron Design
Project: Entopia
Credits: University of Cambridge, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, Architype, Feilden + Mawson, BDP, Cambridge Architectural Research, Max Fordham, Gardiner & Theobald, 3PM, iM2 and ISG

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