Gdańsk’s Olivia Six gets certified
Olivia Six of the Olivia Business Centre in Gdańsk now holds a BREEAM certificate on the Excellent level. This is another office building of the Olivia complex classified as compliant with the top standards and practices in the scope of sustainable design, building and exploitation. The facility scored almost 80 percentage points and thereby improved pre-certification note from 2015 by 3.5 point.
Olivia Six was granted the BREEAM Excellent certificate inter alia for the advanced technical solutions, including system ensuring comprehensive control of the building in daily operation and top-quality materials. Six also stands out with a modern façade, central ventilation units provided with heat pumps and a green roof ensuring water retention and use of rain water to feed the greenery. The certification process has also appreciated the management of the construction process, providing for restrictive ecological requirements and recycling of materials, and support of qualified experts in selecting the technical solutions. Also, the users’ welfare was taken into account, including close distances to urban transportation, a developed infrastructure for cyclists (parking lots, access roads, change rooms with showers, bike repair stations) or charging stations of electric cars.
Olivia Six has 18 stories (including 3 underground). The office building offers over 17,000 sqm of office space. The main lobby was made in the form of a large chess board of black and milky stone. The generally accessible lobby looks like an English club library.
Olivia Six was designed by BJK Architekci, a design company from Gdynia. The certification process was carried out with the support of Sweco Consulting. In its pre-certification in 2015, Olivia Six received a note of 75.10 percent. In its final grade, Six received 78.6 percent.