Skanska works intensively in recent years to develop various global solutions, methods and pilot projects to create buildings that are energy-efficient and have low environmental impact. The new unit for green business set up last year and called Skanska Green Business is responsible for implementation of green solutions and agreements to the company’s present and …
Recently a new architectural design of the Silesia Business Park project was presented. Skanska has obtained a building permit for the first two buildings of the complex. Following building permit for the last two is under administrative procedure. It should seem that only thing left is to launch construction works. CiJ Journal interviewed Nicklas Lindberg, Managing Director at Skanska Property Poland, who was telling about the company’s plans and predictions for 2010 in general.
Last year katowicethecity.com notified about the planned changes in design of Silesia Business Park and a consequential postponement of the construction works. Today, a final architecture of the Skanska’s office complex is ready and can be seen below. The redesign as well as the previous project were prepared by Medusa Group.
According to the Skanska’s representative,
Skanska plans to incorporate the international environmental certification system LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) in Poland. The first step is to certify Skanska’s own new office located in the Deloitte House building in Warsaw and thereafter to certify new projects. Skanska’s next step is to develop whole office buildings in accordance with LEED standards.
According to the project’s changes and present Company’s policy, Skanska Group has postponed the construction start of Silesia Business Park to the turn of 2009 and 2010. – Currently, we are finishing the design process of the buildings. The next step is to obtain a building permit and we hope to complete the administrative proceedings by the end of 2009 – says Magdalena Holak, Skanska Group