Building heroes

Platinum@BCN | Barcelona, Spain

Wouldn’t you want to work in the most sustainable office building in the world? 🌎

It doesn’t get better than Platinum@BCN by Barcelonesa de Inmuebles, located in the Poblenou district of Barcelona. We bring you the heroes who made it possible.

In this week’s #buildinghero is the highest-ever LEED Platinum-certification (101 points): 

⚒️ Constructed using 70% locally-sourced materials, with 100% of the wood approved by the FSC. 87% of the waste generated during construction was recycled.

⚡ Covered by a ‘double-skin’ layer of aluminium for thermal insulation with 44% energy savings & sourcing 100% of electricity from 722 solar panels & geothermal energy. 

🚰 46% water savings by reusing greywater & a rooftop rainwater retention system, complimented by low-water consumption sanitary fittings & taps.

🌳 2,745 m² of accessible outdoor space & an interior lit by low-power LED lighting, access to quality views, natural lighting & high indoor air quality.


Previous slide
Next slide

Share this article

Sign up for updates

You may also like...

Building heroes

April 18, 2024

Copenhagen’s Maersk Tower: A blueprint for responsible building

The Maersk Tower in Copenhagen stands as a beacon of innovation, seamlessly merging technology with environmental responsibility. Rooftop gardens provide a green escape, while clever systems recycle heat and harvest rainwater.
Building heroes

March 21, 2024

The Eden Project | tech for tomorrow’s planet

Explore sustainable architecture at the Eden Project: botanical gardens & education center.
Building heroes

February 14, 2024

Council House 2 | Melbourne, Australia

Council House 2 (CH2) is a holistic system where occupants actively participate in a symbiotic relationship with the city and nature.

You may also like...