Our selection of case studies showcase a cross section of recent QODA projects.

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Cambridge Investment Partnership – Aylesborough Close

QODA are acting as MEP and Passivhaus Consultants for the Aylesborough Close development with Cambridge Investment Partnerships and BPTW. The development will provide 70 affordable homes across three sites and a community garden with play equipment and seating for residents to enjoy. The objectives of the project are to create low-carbon, environmentally, and socially sustainable new places to live in Cambridge.

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Cambridge Investment Partnership

QODA were appointed as MEP and Passivhaus Consultants working alongside the Developers and professional team across nine sites in Cambridgeshire, totalling over 775 new dwellings. At the heart of this development was the target of achieving Passivhaus accreditation for all the dwellings. QODA’s Passivhaus designers led the conceptual design, fully committed to a fabric first approach to energy efficiency and low carbon approaches to architectural, structural, and building services design strategies.

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Agar Grove

QODA have been commissioned by Hill Construction to collect construction evidence for Passivhaus certification for the Agar Grove Estate redevelopment Phase 1C. Originally built in the 1960’s, Agar Grove forms part of Camden Council’s Community Investment Programme and aims to promote a ‘fabric-first’ approach to improve energy performance. The new homes will be built to achieve Passivhaus certification, and the scheme is set to become the UK’s largest residential Passivhaus development when all works are complete.

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Bevan Place

QODA has been working with Bell Phillips Architects for Sevenoaks District Council on a new residential development, Bevan Place in Swanley. The site aims to be a landmark development, creating a precedent for sustainable homes in the area. QODA have been carrying out the mechanical, electrical, and sustainability designs for the mixed-use residential and commercial areas.

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Residential Development, London Borough of Ealing

The London Borough of Ealing have commenced an extensive programme of residential development across the borough. This exciting masterplan includes a number of sites (currently 10) which have been divided into 3 packages for design and construction purposes. QODA have been appointed as MEP designers for Package 3 and have also secured a role across all 3 packages as Net Zero Carbon Champions. We will be employing Passivhaus modelling and assessment to inform the design and deliver Ealing’s commitment to carbon reduction. Ealing are developing their net zero carbon design guide and have identified Certified Passivhaus building as a key part of its strategy.

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Kent Street Baths, Birmingham

QODA have carried out the Stage 3 design, full liaison with the utility companies, all SAP calculations and TM59 Overheating Analysis and are about to commence the Stage 4 design and full site supervision. Located within the regeneration area of the future – Smithfield Masterplan, Birmingham – the new development consists of 98 one and two bedroom apartments, commercial units and underground car parks with a private courtyard garden, roof terrace and series of ‘sky gardens’ which can be enjoyed from every floor. The building is located within the Southern Gateway £1 billion regeneration zone, which has been brought forward as part of the high speed rail network ‘HS2’ masterplan. Total Gross Development Value is £19 million.

Convent Way

QODA were appointed as MEP and Sustainable Engineers for the 1000 dwellings masterplan at Convent Way, which spans across 5 phases. The project set a new urban dwelling standard for the London Borough of Hillingdon in terms of integrating Passivhaus design, landscaping, sustainable transport, and building quality. Car parking will be covered with podiums to create a healthy and vibrant community.

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St Anne’s, Digbeth

QODA have been appointed by St Modwen to provide the Mechanical and Electrical design for the St Anne’s Digbeth development. The new development will consist of 190 one, two, and three bedroom apartments with Penthouse apartments at roof level. QODA have carried out the Stage 3 design and full site supervision with full liaison with the utility companies and carried out all the SAP calculations and TM59 Overheating Analysis.

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Nightingale Quarter, Derby

The new development at the Nightingale Quarter, Derby will consist of one and two bedroom apartments and housing. The development is part of the regeneration of the Derby Royal Infirmary site areas. QODA have been appointed to carry out the Stage 3 design and full site supervision, with full liaison with the utility companies all the SAP calculations and TM59 Overheating Analysis. The whole development will incorporate close to 800 new homes, already established in the local area. The Nightingale Quarter is also set to be labelled as a “green oasis” in the city centre. QODA have been working with Derby City Council’s planning team to create an environment which encourages an active lifestyle, comprising cycle routes, promenades, open air gym fitness areas, children’s play areas and lots of substantial planting running through the main axis of the site.

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Hengrove Phase 1, Bristol

The Hengrove Phase 1, Bristol project comprises 256 No. houses including apartments. QODA are providing the initial planning information which includes Energy statement, Energy Modelling, SAP calculations and M&E design.