The Technopark of Sberbank will join the Skolkovo International Centre, Russia’s answer to Silicon Valley. The technopark will create a large-scale headquarters building for the Russian bank Sberbank, and will house 12,000 employees in information technology and marketing departments with an additional 2,400 transient staff.
While maintaining the highly aesthetic design intent from Zaha Hadid Architects, Atelier Ten’s engineering proposals have been developed to minimise impact on the wider external environment, while maximising the quality of the internal working environment. Atelier Ten have worked with the architects to balance maximal natural light with minimal heat gains. Ventilation systems will be variable volume; controls will respond to the use of the space to maintain comfort and fresh air rates while reducing energy consumption