OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING is a company set up in 2005, which has managed over the 8 years of activity to consolidate its position in the geotechnical and civil constructions field, becoming one of the main players on the Romanian market.
Reaching 137 m in height and counting 5 underground levels and 37 ground levels, Sky
Tower is the tallest building in Romania. The building, located on Calea
Floreasca is visible from any area of Bucharest. OCTAGON CONTRACTING &
ENGINEERING built the foundation of Sky Tower and performed thus the deepest
excavation in Romania, so far: 50 m. The infrastructure works also included the
execution of diaphragm walls D 1,000, foundation barrettes D 600 and dewatering
systems. OCTAGON performed the construction in top- down system of threereinforced concrete slabs, covering 4,600 sqm each. The video renders the entire execution
process of the foundation works.
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& ENGINEERINGwas one of the
special guests at one of the most important construction events: Contractor
2014- organized in Bucharest between10- 11 November 2014. The
International Expoconference of Construction Contractors has gathered this
year 74 speakers, architects andcontractor, from over 20 countries, who have presented the major
projectsbuilt by the companies they
Within the plenary session “Construction”,Nicole Sommer- OCTAGON’s Commercial
Manager, presented two case studies: HermesBusiness Campus and Sky Tower.Nicole Sommer spoke about the main features
of the two office buildings, as well
as about the construction methods and technologies used byOCTAGON.
The company’s commercial manager used as presentation support, two videos
picturing various execution stages of the buildings.
You can watch the presentation video, here:
OCTAGONwas general contractor for the first building
of the office complex Hermes Business
Campus, located on 5- 7 Dimitrie Pompeiu Blvd. in Bucharest and is
currentlyperforming the infrastructure works consisting in diaphragm walls D 800, bored piles D 1,000 and D 1,500, foundation raft, crown beam and superstructure
for the second building – C. The second building will have the same area-
37,000 sqm and the same number of floors- 4 basements +8 floors +technical
floor, as the first building, which has been fully leased.
OCTAGONalso built the foundation of the tallest
building in Romania: Sky Tower,
located in Bucharest, on 246 A Calea Floreasca.The137 m tall building, counting
37 floors and 5 basements, visible from all the areas of Bucharest,is part of the complex Floreasca City Center, developed by the Austrian company Raiffeisen
Evolution.OCTAGONbuilt the foundation
in top- down system oftwo reinforced concrete slabs, measuring4,600 sqm each. The company also performed
the deepest foundation in Romania: 20 m, within this project.
that already prides itself on the tallest building and biggest aquarium in the
world, will build the biggest interior mall
and theme park, which will be the first mini-city with controlled temperature in the world, Bloomberg Businessweek
The 720,000 sqm center will include 100 hotels, a medical
center, event centers and a theater district. All these will be protected by a
The project developer, Dubai
Holding, said that the mini-city will be built in stages, according to the
gradual development of family tourism in Dubai.
The objective is to attract 180 million buyers per year, by
providing fun and accommodation options for the whole family, without fearing
the unpredictable meteorological conditions.
The developer also wants to take advantage of medical tourism development, which
attracts annually, according to estimates, 750,000 people only from the USA.
Mall of the World
will have a 270,000 sqm health complex, which will include specialized surgery
services and cosmetic procedures.