MIPIM Awards winners major on sustainability
Sustainable projects featured heavily in the list of MIPIM Awards winners, announced yesterday in Cannes, France.
Winners included Amsterdam waterfront apartment development Sluishuis (pictured above), a zero energy building developed by Beisx RED and VORM Ontwikkeling, which won the best residential development prize.
Other winners included Atelier Gardens, a regeneration of a former film studio site in Berlin, which features a "radical" greening and diversification strategy, and Lanserhof Sylf, a German health resort which reuses on-site buildings and features the largest thatched roof in Europe. Best mixed-use development went to Morland Mixité Capitale, the redevelopment of a city block on the banks of the River Seine in Paris, designed by David Chipperfield, where new buildings have been woven into existing structures.
MIPIM Awards jury chairman, François Trausch, CEO of PIMCO Prime Real Estate said: “The judges were highly impressed by the significant strides made in sustainability across the majority of the projects presented at one of the world’s most prestigious real estate competitions. With so many outstanding entries, selecting only 12 winners proved to be a challenging task”