Greenhouse: where sustainability lives and works

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Introduction

The award-winning Greenhouse project in Leeds is the UK’s most pioneering low-carbon, mixed-use development is Citu’s most ambitious project to date. From the very beginning, Citu set out to champion regeneration and set the benchmark for sustainable development.
Greenhouse is a part-refurbishment and part-new-build of a redundant art-deco hostel in South Leeds. The distinctive development comprises 166 one, two and three-bedroom apartments plus high-specification creative office space.
Winner of over 30 awards now (including the UK Green Building Council Sustainability Award), Greenhouse sets the standard for the future of sustainable development.
The concept for Greenhouse is unique yet refreshingly simple; a collection of distinctive homes and offices powered by sustainable energy, with an emphasis on strong community spirit.
The design, location, on-site amenities, leading-edge sustainable technology and residents of this building h

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