Koffi & Diabaté Architects, a leading architectural firm in Côte d’Ivoire, has achieved a groundbreaking milestone with their recent project: the headquarters of the Ivorian Bank Society. In an announcement shared on its Instagram page, the firm revealed that the project has received HQE certification, marking a significant achievement as the first of its kind in the country.
HQE certification, which stands for High Environmental Quality, serves as a prestigious recognition of projects that demonstrate a commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility. It serves as a guarantee of quality for initiatives aimed at minimizing their impact on the environment.
Situated strategically on Boulevard Félix Houphouët-Boigny, the Ivorian Bank Society headquarters project embodies a holistic approach to sustainable design. The project adheres to strict specifications, focusing on key elements such as virtuous water management, implementation of passive architectural features, and prioritizing comfort and flexibility of spaces.
The certification of the Ivorian Bank Society headquarters project represents a significant achievement for Koffi & Diabaté Architects and underscores their dedication to sustainable design practices. It sets a new standard for environmentally responsible architecture in Côte d’Ivoire and serves as an inspiration for future projects in the region.
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