1st LEED v4 Gold Certified Green Building in Africa

1st LEED v4 Gold Certified Green Building in Africa

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The first LEED v4 Gold Certified Green Building in Africa

Evexia building on Church Rd, Lusaka, Zambia has received LEED Gold Green Building Certification from the USGBC. Evexia, is high quality, functional office workplace building, first of its kind in Lusaka; that reflects inspiration and innovation driven from the local environment. Evexia is a benchmark for sustainable buildings in the Zambia region.


The building it orientated exactly on the North South facing direction. This gives opportunity for vertical shading to east, west low angle morning and evening sun. Horizontal shading is provided to shade high midday sun.

Hierarchy of form that responds to the surroundings with interesting internal and external spaces for people.

All tenant spaces  have natural light with views to connect occupants with outdoors, reinforce circadian rhythms and reduce the use of electrical lighting.


Boasting 5000sqm of of rentable office space the building incorporates water and energy savings pioneering the future of green buildings and sustainability in the region.

Evexia is:

-the first LEED v4 Certified project in Zambia.

-the second LEED v4 project in Africa.

-the first LEED v4 Gold certified project in Africa.

-the first LEED v4 Core and Shell certified project in Africa

Congrats to all involved in Evexia project in Lusaka, Zambia.

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See some construction video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUwHcghbONk&vl=en-GB

More site video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooCSRTidFbc

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