Résidences La Brocéliande - Lebanon
Estate Developers S.A.L.
Dagher, Hanna &
Partners architects sarl
La Brocéliande is a high-end residential
project located in the Lebanese mountains.
The 4-storey building comprises
approximately 1,400m2 of internal floor
areas, and about 600m2 of private garden.
To conduct a
Design & Procurement Assessment and Post
Construction Review, and consult on
obtaining a BREEAM International Bespoke
2008 ‘Good’ or ‘Very Good’ rating.
The project was the 1st project
registered for BREEAM in Lebanon, and the
1st registered BREEAM International Bespoke
in the world for a residential building.
a BREEAM D&P “Very Good” rating in November
2012, and a BREEAM PCR “Pass” rating in
The Client aims
to integrate high sustainability and
energy-efficiency features into the project,
in order to lessen its environmental impact
and enhance living quality and comfort for
its occupants. A BREEAM certification is
sought to provide credible third-party
attestation of the project’s sustainability.
EcoConsulting has been appointed as the
BREEAM assessor for Résidences La
Brocéliande, and is assisting the Client and
design team in working towards a BREEAM
“Good” or, if proven feasible and within
budget, a “Very Good” rating.
The project will be evaluated under the
BREEAM International Bespoke scheme, and the
sustainability requirements will be
specifically tailored by the BRE for a
residential project in Lebanon. As such,
EcoConsulting also acts as the local
consultant and liaises with the BRE to
advise on the local climate, standards,
regulations, and construction practices, in
order to customize requirements accordingly.
Our team is in charge of reviewing the
project design and specifications,
evaluating the applicability of all BREEAM
criteria, and recommending any necessary
design modifications and subsequent
contractor & client commitments to ensure a
maximum score is obtained.
Our involvement also requires ensuring that
the design team becomes aware of the BREEAM
requirements and assessment process, since
the project is the first BREEAM in Lebanon.
With our multi-cultural team, we are working
in English, French, and Arabic to interpret
local regulations and standards, project
specifications, and consult on likely
eco-friendly and energy-efficient