World Bank Group Country Office Building
Kabul, Afghanistan (February 2020)
MEP Designs completed the Commissioning of the Engineering Systems serving the new 60,000 square foot World Bank Group Country Office Building in Kabul, Afghanistan. The building is a six (6) story concrete structure with 2-1/2 levels below grade and 3-1/2 levels above grade. It was designed as a Class-A office building with the following amenities: underground parking, conference center, commercial kitchen, restaurants/cafeteria, data center, mail room, fitness center, party room, etc. The building was designed in the metric system following the International Building Codes. It is fully powered by three prime diesel electric generators. The building is equipped with on-site well water pumping and water purification system, and a sewer treatment plant
The WBG Country Office Building was designed with sustainability features such as Building Management and Control System, Solar Panels, Green Roofs, CO2 Demand Control Ventilation System, Lighting Management System, Rain Water Harvesting System, Grey Water Recycling System and high efficiency Variable Refrigerant Variable Flow HVAC system.
The Building was awarded the USGBC LEED-Earth-First-LEED Project and LEED-Gold Certification. MEP Designs, Inc. is honored and proud to have been part of the Project Team as the Building Commissioning Authority.