The AGPB AWARDS 2019
As in 2018, this year's AGPB AWARDS have been presented by high-ranking government representatives together with representatives of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber in the framework of the evening event of the international construction congress Future of Building 2019. The evening event took place on 4th June, 2019 in the premises of the Diplomatic Academy Vienna, around 300 guests from Austria and abroad have announced their participation. Detailed information about this award ceremony with photos can be found here.
Passive House Technology and Experience Center, Qingdao, CHN
The Passive House Technology and Experience Center in Qingdao China was built as one of the first buildings in Sino - German Ecopark Qingdao. It is an outstanding example of energy-efficient and sustainable construction in China.
GREEN OFFICE® ENJOY, Paris, FRA
The modern timber construction by Baumschlager Eberle Architects and his partner SCAPE Architecture combines attractive architecture with extremely low energy consumption and was the first large-volume office building with a plus-energy balance in France. This is ensured by a large PV system on the roof and optimised components in the shell of the building. The multifunctional building demonstrates how sustainable construction can be put into practice.
HAUS LEIS, PÕLVA, EST
Georg W. Reinberg provided the design and implementation consulting for Estonia's first certified passive house, which, due to its comprehensive PV system and solar thermal system, meets the plus energy standard very closely. Many other Austrian companies were involved in the planning and implementation.
DAN EXPO for ENERGY CITY, Astana, KAZ
After a successful appearance at the EXPO in Astana, the timber construction company Weissenseer developed prefabricated wooden houses with lowest energy consumption and relies on state-of-the-art technologies. From an efficient shell to PV systems, solar thermal systems and power storage systems, houses are being built for the coming decades. The "Energy City" housing estate is to contain 200 buildings when completed.
WOOD PASSIVE HOUSE China, Zhuozhou, CHN
Weissenseer also supplied the prototype for prefabricated wooden houses in passive house quality. Together with a passive house company from China, the market for this energy-efficient form of living is to be prepared.
Royal Institute of Tourism and Hospitality, Bhutan, BTN
Architect Irene Ott-Reinisch planned and built a hotel and a tourism school in the Kingdom of Bhutan with both modern and traditional means in an energy-efficient way. The low energy consumption is provided for heat by sustainable supply technologies, in addition to a new building, existing properties were also renovated.