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Eco-efficient building

MontenegroMontenegroCompany Name: Strabag Ltd.

Project description

Energy Efficient Building is the headquarter of Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism of Montenegro.

This project is funded by the EMIF (Environment Montenegrin – Italian Facility) and is strategically designed as an answer to local bioclimatic conditions (solar source, wind direction, air moisture…). Such approach contributed to energy-efficiency and reduced CO2 emission.

The building is equipped with roof solar systems, heat pumps, floor heating systems and BMS system for building management.
Commercial building with three levels above ground and one underground level.
Building has strong architectural design which is characterized by cube-geometry and contemporary facade.
Its main structure is combination of concrete, steel and engineered timber.
It is in the business zone of Podgorica, capital of Montenegro.
Building has capacity of 210 employees.

Main information

Building size

10 023 m²

Building purpose / type

Commercial building

Building owner name

Ministry of Ecology, Spatial Planning and Urbanism

Architect name

Mario Cucinella Architects / Studio SYNTHESIS


Company name: Strabag Ltd

Main Representative: Mr. Marko Radulovic

Number of collaborators: 500

Specialties: Building construction

Founded in: 2005

Biography: STRABAG is a European-based technology group for construction services and their services span all areas of the construction industry. They create added value for our clients by our specialized entities integrating the most diverse services and assuming responsibility for them. STRABAG bring together people, materials and machinery at the right place and at the right time in order to realize even complex construction projects – on schedule, of the highest quality and at the best price. Strabag generate an annual output volume of around € 16 billion at global level.

Contractor: Mr. Marko Radulovic

Key Challenges

  • Optimizing solutions and answering to the special requirements related to acoustics, and fire resistance.

  • Complex design with many custom systems and significant number of details.

  • Project was of national interest and every partner in this project wanted the highest level of quality.

Key Achievements

  • Great visibility because of the project importance.

  • Presence with Rigips, Isover and Weber products.

  • Close cooperation with Strabag team with a common goal of providing effective solutions.

  • Good reference for Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain products & systems

Partition wall with height of 9 m
Acoustic control
Sound Absorption / Rigips Gypton and Casoprano boards
Smooth manual finish
Moisture Resistance / Glasroc X
Fire protection
Rigips fire-resistant boards / 25mm thickness

Saint-Gobain Team

Bojan Boljevic

Photographer’s name

Strabag / Bojan Boljevic