Showing posts with label foundation raft. Show all posts
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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hermes Business Campus and Sky Tower, case studies presented by OCTAGON at the event Contractor 2014




Nicole Sommer
OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING  was one of the special guests at one of the most important construction events: Contractor 2014- organized in Bucharest between  10- 11 November 2014. The International Expoconference of Construction Contractors has gathered this year 74 speakers, architects and  contractor, from over 20 countries, who have presented the major projects  built by the companies they represented.

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 by   OCTAGON. 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:
video

OCTAGON  was general contractor for the first building of the office complex Hermes Business Campus, located on 5- 7 Dimitrie Pompeiu Blvd. in Bucharest and is currently  performing 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.

OCTAGON  also built the foundation of the tallest building in Romania: Sky Tower, located in Bucharest, on 246 A Calea Floreasca.  The  137 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.  OCTAGON  built the foundation in top- down system of  two reinforced concrete slabs, measuring  4,600 sqm each. The company also performed the deepest foundation in Romania: 20 m, within this project.


OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING
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Phone: (+4)021.232.39.20
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

OCTAGON building the second stage of the office complex Hermes Business Campus



Press release                                 
                       
                                                                                                                 October 15th 2014

OCTAGON building the second stage of the office complex Hermes Business Campus
*      Contract value: 6.2 mil Euro
*      Hermes Business Campus- office complex located on 5-7 Dimitrie Pompeiu Blvd.

Hermes Business Campus - building C
Bucharest, October 15th 2014: OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING, a company that specializes in civil and geotechnical construction works, started works on building C of the office complex Hermes Business Campus. The complex will be developed in three stages and this is the second stage. The works performed by OCTAGON will have a total value of 6.2 mil euro.

OCTAGON will build the infrastructure, consisting in diaphragm walls D 800, bored piles D 1,000 and D 1,500, foundation raft, crown beam. The company will also execute the superstructure of building C.

Hermes Business Campus - building C
“The fact that we are continuing works on the second stage of the complex Hermes Business Campus allows us to use the experience accumulated in the first stage to obtain better results and contributes to the project coherence. Construction works on building C started in September, and now we are building the special foundations.” said Mr. Alexandros Ignatiadis, co- founder and shareholder of OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING.

In July 2014 OCTAGON delivered the first stage of the project. The company was general contractor for building B within the complex, developed by NGY Properties Investment, the Romanian branch of the Belgian group Atenor. The building covers 37,000 sqm, has 4 underground floors, 8 ground floors and one technical floor and has been fully leased.

Hermes Business Campus is the first investment of Atenor Group in Romania. Works started at the end of
Hermes Business Campus - building C
2010, when OCTAGON won the infrastructure contract, consisting in the execution of  diaphragm walls, bored piles, excavation and foundation in top-down system, as well as the execution of the structure of levels -3 and -4.

In 2013 OCTAGON took over the general contractor role from the Austrian company Alpine and continued with the execution of reinforced concreting works on the superstructure, architecture, electrical installations and HVAC.

Building B obtained BREEAM certification with excellent grade for the execution of the superstructure.

About OCTAGON:

OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING (www.octagon.com.ro ) is a Romanian company set up in 2005, headquartered in Bucharest. The company also has a branch in Baghdad (Iraq).  With a 19.6 million euro in 2013, large scale projects in Romania, Iraq, Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria, OCTAGON is one of the main players in the civil and geotechnical construction sectors, in Romania.
Hermes Business Campus - building C

Among the reference works performed by OCTAGON in Romania there are: the office complex Green Court Bucharest (Gara Herastrau Street- Bucharest), the tallest office building in Bucharest Sky Tower (Barbu Vacarescu Blvd.), the office building Olympia Tower (Decebal Blvd.- Bucharest) and the Combined Cycle Power Plant 867 MW OMV- Petrom (Brazi- Prahova county).


 
OCTAGON CONTRACTING & ENGINEERING
For more information click HERE
Phone: (+4)021.232.39.20
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