Telenor Pakistan Headquarters ‘345’ gets the prestigious ADA award for its mesmerizing architecture

Written by Abdul Wahab ·  1 min read >

The state-of-the-art Telenor Pakistan Headquarters ‘345’ won the prestigious ‘ADA award’ under the category of ‘Amenity Commercial Buildings’. The building is located in the capital city, Islamabad.

The iconic campus is one of a kind and is particularly famous for its breathtaking architecture. The two amazing architects behind this architectural marvel, Yawar Jinali, and Mahboob Khan received the award at the ADA awards ceremony which was attended by the president of Pakistan, Mr. Arif Alvi and the Governor of Sindh, Imran Ismail.

In December 2018, the Telenor Pakistan Headquarters HQ, 345 was short-listed as one of the finalists for the prestigious World Architecture Festival Awards 2018, however, INNOCAD Architecture – C&P Corporate Headquarters, Graz, Austria was declared the winner for 2018. Telenor Headquarter 345, however, was able to bag two awards at the prestigious ceremony including, the 2A Continental Architectural Award 2018 in the ‘Commercial – Office & Business -Asia’ category, and the World Architecture Community Award 2018 in the ‘Realized’ category.

Telenor Pakistan headquarters ‘345’ design

The architectural marvel is built on 15.5 acres of land, the iconic landmark building features its own water conservation system with recycling and rainwater harvesting, a renewable energy mechanism that uses 230 KW of solar energy. Furthermore, the design is highly energy efficient with active chilled beams, LED lights, thermal insulation, and occupancy sensors. The campus comes with workspace for over 1,300 people, 80 multi-rooms, 20 project rooms and 32 fully equipped meeting rooms.

What is ADA?

ADA is Pakistan’s premier magazine for architecture, design, and art, the famous magazine is known for its publications for over a decade now. It is also known for its ADA awards, which are aimed at placing Pakistan in the global arena with works aligned towards international recognition.