Deutsche Bekleidungswerke Ltd Factory Long Hau

Commercial / Mar - Apr 2017

Deutsche Bekleidungswerke Ltd Factory Long Hau

Long Hau Industrial Park, 40 minutes south of Ho Chi Minh City, is tucked beside a small offshoot of the Saigon River. The surrounding area, a checkerboard of rice paddies, is gearing up to take the spillover from the big city and its nearby industrial neighbours.

Vietnam has witnessed key cases of high-profile environmental damage in the past few years, and there is a new urgency, especially for foreign-invested factories, to adhere to anti-pollution laws. Deutsche Bekleidungswerke (DBW), wholly owned by Hong Kong-based Royal Spirit Group, has an existing client base including premier fashion labels with strong environmental credentials. Consequently, for the new factory in Vietnam, they elected to go far beyond basic compliance and demonstrate environmental leadership, choosing to dual-certify at the highest level with Platinum LEED and LOTUS. DBW took a strong stance from the outset on worker comfort and health. They set sustainability goals to maximise benefits to occupants, in addition to benefitting the bottom line.

Project Name Deutshe Bekleidungswerke Ltd Factory Log hau
Location Long Hau, Vietnam
Completion Date June 2016
Site Area 5,000 square meters
Gross Floor Area 14,560 square meters
Number of Rooms About 50 rooms
Building Height 5 storreys
Client/Owner Deutsche Bekleidungswerke Ltd
Architectural Firm Viet Engineering Value Consultants (VEV)
Principal Architects Le Thah Tri
Main Contractor Green Vietnam
Mechanical &Electrical Engineer Viet Engineering Value Consultants (VEV)
Civil &Structural Engineer Viet Engineering Value Consultants (VEV)
Sustainable Consultant green Consult-Asia
Images/Photos Melissa Merryweather; Christian Berg (Mott Visuals)

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