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Quarters & Developments

Certification of Potsdamer Platz, Berlin

Additional value

  • Sustainability benefits highlighted by the certificate
  • Investor benefits from marketing advantages
  • High level of certainty that a good certificate grade would be achieved as Drees & Sommer knew the sustainability concepts from the construction process
  • Successful pilot project as a basis for other sustainability strategies within the group

Individual services

  • Green building management
  • Green development
  • DGNB audit and complete audit trail
  • Introduction of web-based software for ongoing monitoring of the CO2 footprint

Berlin, Germany

Start of the original planning

1991, construction period 1993 –1999

Opening of Potsdamer Platz

2 October 1998

Project duration

November 2010 – October 2011

Potsdamer Platz is an inner city district in Berlin with a variety of uses. The certification project consisted of 17 buildings, 10 streets and 2 squares.

In 2011 Potsdamer Platz was the first city district to receive the DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council) Certificate for New Buildings in City Districts (NSQ).

© Vincent Mosch, Berlin
© Vincent Mosch, Berlin