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How does Spitalfields comply with Part L?

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Perhaps someone could explain how Foster and Partners' Bishop Square, Spitalfields redevelopment (AJ 14.3.02), with its 100 per cent glazed facades, can comply with the new version of Part L of the Building Regulations? These regulations are framed to stop architects designing-in overheating problems that have to be engineered out by air conditioning.

Perhaps Fosters has some new, super-insulating transparent material that the rest of us don't know about. Or is it just being environmentally irresponsible and simultaneously misleading clients and the local planning authority?

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