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Design of remaining land at Principal Park

Following the completion of the Merlin project, in 2014 studioNWA were commissioned to complete the design of the remaining land at Principal Park.

The site layout accommodates 2 data hall buildings, emergency power building and a business hub office with a ground floor café, along with all associated external plant, car parking and hard/soft landscaping.

2018 saw the completion of the first building, which provides 6,400m² of IT space with a 12MVA power supply, cooling by roof mounted IAC units, external generators and switchrooms, car parking and hard/soft landscaping and the provision of circa 1,815m² of office space with the corresponding amenities.

Location: Crawley, UK
Client: Digital Realty
RIBA stage: Stage; 7 (2018)
Role: Lead Designer / Construction Architects
IT cooling type: Indirect air cooling
IT load: 1.87kW/m²
IT area: 6,400m²
Total area: 10,140m²

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