ESG leads in MIPIM awards
Developments with strong ESG characteristics featured heavily in the list of winners for the 2022 MIPIM Awards.
The awards ceremony was held on March 17, the final full day of the MIPIM festival held annually in Cannes, France.
Winners included Arboretum, pictured above, a low carbon office campus in Nanterre, Western Paris. It offers 125,000 sq m (1,337,500 sq ft) of offices built in solid wood from renewable forests, with direct access to nature and receives 80% of its energy from geothermal power. The project, winner in the 'Futura' category for uncompleted projects, is being developed by WO2, with Leclercq Associes as lead architect.
Best industrial building was won by LCP Trecate, a new global distribution headquarters for the global luxury retailer Kering, developed by Logistics Capital Partners. The building achieved a LEED Platinum rating and incorporates one of Europe's largest solar panel roof installations, as well as using geothermal heating wells.
Æbeløen, in Aarhus, Denmark won the award for best residential project, aided by its focus on social diversity and green open space. It was developed by Raundahl & Moesby and is now owned by German investment manager Patrizia.
The full list of MIPIM Awards winners can be found here.