Anglo-American School in Pancharevo, Sofia – Design and Build - Phase III

Employer: Anglo-American school of Sofia
Project starts: 15 Feb 2011
Project ends: 17 Aug 2012
Winner in category Educational buildings of National Contest "Building of the Year 2012"
Nominated in category Green buildings of National Contest "Building of the Year 2012"

Golden LEED for Schools Sertificate

Golden LEED for Existing Buildings Sertificate

Description of activities: 

Built-up area - 9,588 m²; external area - 25,600 m²

The project represents an outstanding example of creating a unique school building and for sustainable “green” construction enhances nature.

The project consists of a main building - a library, classrooms, laboratories, support facilities; checkpoint; building for the rest of the drivers; lake for discharge of rain waters; artificial swamp for treatment of wastewater for domestic use; parking; sport pitches and a modern gym; landscaping; green roofs; photovoltaic and solar panels for electricity production and hot water for domestic use; complete renovation of the existing kitchen and dining room.

Some of the most notable features of the project include:

Using a high percentage of recycled materials in construction;

Over 50 % of the wood used is from sustainably managed forests;

Over 20% percent of the materials are of local origin (radius 800 km);

When construction is achieved and high recycling rates – around 65 % of materials are diverted to reuse;

Water -based strategy of the natural water cycle, which comprises:

School buildings earned Gold certificate under the American system for the assessment of environmental impact and comfort of habitation LEED.



Anglo-American School of Sofia - Letter of Reference
Anglo-American School of Sofia - Letter of Appretiation