The Hive at Bowling Green Street, Kelham Island will comprise 100 co-living studios spread over five floors, with a design focus on curated community living.
A second six-storey office project was planned late last year.
Known as 190 Norfolk Street, Summers-Inman Extended briefing for the project, concurrently as lead designer.
Norfolk Street Office Project
This mixed-use office development, will be a new iconic development in the heart of Sheffield’s business district location, which is also designed with wellbeing and sustainability at its core.
Summers-Inman Associate Director John Harvey said: “We are about to start detailing two schemes and then we can go out to tender.
“I expect construction to begin at The Bowling Green Lane hive later this year.
“As a net zero carbon building, energy efficiency will be a key aspect of the final design.
“In pursuing a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating for these two buildings, every opportunity will be seized to reduce the carbon footprint through the use of recycled materials, cross-laminated Bee friendly flowers and foliage. “
Exterior view of the five-storey hive co-living scheme
It is hoped that the two-stage tender for The Hive will start before the end of April, with construction likely to Commencement after 20 weeks for detailed architectural design work with selected contractor.