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We are thrilled to announce that The Greenwich Peninsula Low Carbon Energy Centre has been listed as a finalist in the Architizer A+Awards.

The energy centre, which will pump hot water to the thousands of homes and businesses across the new Greenwich Peninsula, uses 1570sqm of Bespoke Optima FC Panels to create the flue tower element of the building, known as The Optic Cloak.

Greenwich Blade Optic Cloak in Sotech Perforated Rainscreen Panels 5

Formed from perforated 4mm J57s anodised natural silver, the mesmorising design was created using an aluminium sub-frame which supports triangular anodised rainscreen panels manufactured by Sotech. Each panel was perforated and folded at different angles to create complex geometric patterns that filter natural light in the day and integrated lighting at night to create different visual effects.

Greenwich Blade Optic Cloak in Sotech Perforated Rainscreen Panels 10

It was designed by renowned British artist Conrad Shawcross RA in collaboration with C.F Møller Architects.

CONGRATULATIONS to all involved, including Wintech who worked alongside the British artist Conrad Shawcross in collaboration with CF Moller Architects overseeing the design and engineering and monitoring of the work on site.

The Energy Centre has fallen into the category of Concepts – Plus-Architecture + Art 2018.

The Architizer A+Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and products. Its mission is to nurture the appreciation of meaningful architecture in the world and champion its potential for a positive impact on everyday life.



Working with Sotech 


Rainscreen cladding not only provides weather protection for a building’s fabric and structure but it provides a unique opportunity to change the way we live our lives.

The Sotech range of rainscreen cladding solutions provide long-term performance and our unique 3D-led design and manufacturing processes mean a limitless range of design options for your next project.

Available in a range of vertical and horizontal arrangements and a limitless variety of colours and finishes, we would love the opportunity to show you our award winning, Sotech 35 years in business marketing leading rainscreen cladding systems.

Contact our incredible technical department to learn more. With over 35 years’ of experience in the construction industry, we will work with to bring your project to life, providing support at EVERY stage of the project.


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