2022 Aug 5
The new UN office building built by EXTRACO in Valencia has been delivered
At the end of last May, and as part of the collaboration agreement between the Spanish Government and the UN, the Ministry of Defense formally transferred a new office space (located in the Quart de Poblet technology center, in Valencia) to the Department of Operational Support of the United Nations Secretariat.
This unique, newly constructed, building has an oval shape and more than 1600 square meters of usable space divided into three floors (basement, ground floor and first floor). The new facilities are equipped with state-of-the-art security, as well as efficient energy management systems. The work carried out by the engineering team that designed the building is worthy of praise, not only for its innovative approach when faced with technical tests, but also for its creativity when solving engineering challenges.
Construction work began in 2020, the building will be home to 100 employees and (in addition to common meeting spaces on the ground floor) the end user will be the United Nations International Computing Centre (UNICC).
Right now, UNICTF hosts other UN agencies (such as the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, and the International Organization for Migration, OIM). Together with the International Computing Centre (UNICC), these facilities make up a digital technology center at the service of the United Nations.
EXTRACO carried out the construction work between 2020 and 2022, through the Ministry of Defense’s DG for Infrastructure (Spanish Government).