In Sweden Green Building Awards November 10 was awarded Emporia Year Award BREEAM property. There is another prestigious award that Steen & Strøm won with Emporia previously assigned numerous international awards.
– During the whole process of Emporia sustainable construction has been a beacon. This award is proof that we have succeeded, says Christer Arnesson, Technical Director at Steen & Ström in Sweden.
The award Sweden Green Building Award was developed by Sweden Green Building Council with the aim to reward the best projects certified during the past year and also reward the individuals and organizations involved in sustainable construction in Sweden.
– There are many who worked very long time to develop Emporia to the estimated shopping center it is today. All the attention nationally and internationally are encouraging, says Frederik Ekelund, Centre Manager at Emporia.
The jury’s justification for the choice of winners is:
“Steen & Strøm has shown that certification in Sweden is in the forefront and through its network of contacts in Europe and as members of GRESB they have arranged a large number of study and thereby spread knowledge of BREEAM and durability. Emporia has with its roof top garden and its international big impact become an advertisement for Breeamcertifiering in Sweden. ”
The award ceremony took place at the gala dinner in the Golden Hall of the Stockholm City Hall on 10 November.
Facts about Emporia
Emporia is a shopping mall with 200 shops and restaurants in Hyllie district in Malmö. The shopping center opened in October 2012 and has an area of 70 000 square meters of GLA with three shopping plan and an open takpark.
Emporia is designed by architect Gert Wingårdh.
Previous awards Emporia
• Gold and silver winner at the ICSC Solal Marketing Award in London in 2013.
• Winner of the Scandinavian Green Roof Award in September 2013.
• elected the world’s best shopping centers during the World Architecture Festival in Shanghai in October 2013.
• Winner of Audio Brand Award 2013 in Moscow.
• Winner of MIPIM Award 2013 in Cannes.
• Winner of the MAPIC Award 2013 in Cannes.
• Finalist in the ICSC Shopping Center Award 2014 in Istanbul.
• Finalist in NCSC year’s shopping center in 2014
• Winner of the RLI Award 2014 in London
December 2 2014