The ICUBE, Russia

The ICUBE - BREEAM In-Use Very Good certification

Project Details

  • BREEAM In-Use International SD221-2.0 2015
  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Certificate number: BIU00003683-1.0
  • Score and Rating: 58.4% Very Good

The above information is for the original certification of this project, please reference GreenBookLive for current details.

Project Team

  • Client: O1 Properties
  • Contractor: Levium, LLC
  • Project Manager: Pavlova Tatiana
  • Architect: ABD Architect
  • Certification consultant: CB Richard Ellis

“BREEAM makes it possible to assess the ecosystem of the building on the wide range of parameters, including its interaction with the main stakeholders, influence on local communities, contribution to the city landscape”

Natalia Kornilova, Chief Operations Officer, 01 Standard

The Project

Located in the south-west of Moscow, The ICUBE is an 11-storey office complex a few minutes’ walk from Profsoyuznaya metro station. It’s design uses panoramic windows and green landscaping which make The ICUBE a landmark in a predominantly residential district. The surrounding neighbourhood has a broad range of shops, cafés, restaurants, banks and other facilities. By using BREEAM certification, O1 Properties aimed to not only create a productive work environment, but also to contribute to the city of Moscow’s transition to a green economy.

Key BREEAM In-Use Facts
  • Localised control over temperature and ventilation
  • Modern efficient cooling/ventilation system
  • Green roof
  • 4 different water streams collected onsite and recycled off site
  • Zero NOx emissions from building

Why use BREEAM In-Use International?

BREEAM In-Use International aligns with 01 Properties decision to move away from ‘business as usual’ to achieve a significant reduction in their assets energy and water usage. BREEAM provides clear guidelines on how to reduce utility consumption whilst creating a healthy indoor environment, making it a great fit for 01 Properties.

01 Properties are aware of the value of an asset carrying the ‘green building’ label. By achieving BREEAM certification, ICUBE has an unique sustainability selling point which appeals to future tenants. As well as increasing the value of their asset, 01 Properties are also aware of how important staff satisfaction is. By focusing on creating a better indoor environment, 01 Properties now have an asset which takes into account staff satisfactory as well as tenant wellbeing.

O1 Properties

O1 Properties is one of the leading investors in the Russian commercial real estate market. Founded in 2010, the company  owns and manages a portfolio of 12 working, class-A office centres in prime business areas of Moscow. As a market leader, O1 Properties believe that a company can only achieve excellent financial performance over the long-term if it has a responsible approach to society at large. This is evident by their commitment to ensuring the ICUBE is BREEAM certified.

Fact File
  •  Real estate portfolio is currently valued at $3.2 billion.
  •  Tenants include Volkswagen Group, Walt Disney, PwC, McKinsey & Company, Deloitte
  • Committed to the UN SDG’s