AJ lists Britten-Pears Archive as one of Britain's greenest buildings

The Britten-Pears Archive was featured in the Architects' Journal (27.06.04) as one of the greenest buildings amongst this year's RIBA National Award-winners.

In the article, Hattie Hartman writes that "The bar for sustainability is noticeably higher among this year's RIBA Award-winners, showing that intelligent green design is central to the design ethos of the best UK practices."

The Archive is naturally ventilated throughout: "Windows and rooflights provide ample daylight to naturally ventilated staff and visitor areas. Timber wall linings create a warm and elegant interiors for archive staff, researchers and visitors."