Schlesische Straße 26, Berlin, Germany
Ecologically-informed office design

  • Renovation of an existing factory floor and integration of a testing laboratory for earthen building materials
  • Exclusive use of either sustainable raw materials or materials which, due to their ecological production methods and low environmental impact, have been demonstrably certified by organisations like FSC, PEFC, Blauer Engel and Natureplus
  • Construction project realised using natural materials to the greatest possible extent: new dividing walls as wooden wallboards with earthen structural panels/ earth finishing plaster and hemp-fibre insulation; existing drywall plated with earthen panels
  • Pilot-phase planning done according to the DGNB‘s guidelines for “Rental Construction Office / Retail” – Certification: gold.

Client
Ziegert | Roswag | Seiler Architekten Ingenieure

Net floor area
308,2 sq m

Completion
12 / 2009

Architect, DGNB / LEED Certification 
Roswag Architekten

Earth Building Consultancy 
Ziegert | Seiler Ingenieure

Ventilation Planning 
planungsteam energie + bauen

Glas Design
Christiane Liebert, Dipl.-Des. (FH)

DGNB Zert Geb Gold


Photos
Torsten Seidel