Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), a financial institution owned by the government, has recently been granted a plot in the Sher-E-Bangla Nagar administrative area, Agargaon, Dhaka by the Ministry of Housing & Public Works.
IDCOL has undertaken the initiative to popularize the construction of eco-friendly and energy efficient residential/commercial buildings in Bangladesh by constructing a Green Building as its own headquarter.
IDCOL plans to obtain the Platinum certification from Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) for this project. , IDCOL, in association with the Institute of Architects Bangladesh (IAB), will organize an open architectural design competition in order to obtain the design of IDCOL Tower.
A MoU was signed between IDCOL and IAB in this regard recently.