On an area of around 10,100 square metres close to the train station Südkreuz in Berlin an office complex is being built of a wooden hybrid construction. The two buildings designed by Tchoban Voss Architects, a block development with an atrium [Carré] and a solitaire, are framing a new city square. The Carré is providing a total rental area of about 22,000 square metres, the solitaire about 8,000. Spaces for catering [tenant’s restaurant MK2] and commercial use will revive the urban space at ground level. The project EDGE Südkreuz is forward-looking when it comes to sustainability and wellbeing. All used construction materials are fully recyclable in the sense of the cradle-to-cradle principle and the use of concrete will be reduced to a minimum. Cogeneration units ensure an efficient heat supply. A number of e-mobility parking spaces will be created for the future tenants. The certification of the German Sustainable Building Council [DGNB] in platinum is pursued as well as the certificate in gold for Wellbeing of the International Well Building Institute [WELL]. A pre-certification for both certificates is already confirmed. Furthermore an intelligent technical building infrastructure shall be included. The result is a modern working world, which leads from the typical desk to the open workplace in an open-space office. These kind of open-space solutions encourage the communication and at the same time include retreat spaces for intensive work phases as well as conference rooms and special areas like lounges and team kitchens for informal exchange.
EDGE Südkreuz, Berlin
Office complex in a wooden hybrid design
with Carré and solitaire
HOAI work stagesLPH 6-9 HOAI
Period2016 - 2020
DesignTchoban Voss Architekten [LPH 1-4]
granz + zecher architekten [LPH 5]