WorldGBC Asia Pacific Awards

The WorldGBC Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards celebrate iconic green buildings, up-and-coming innovators and inspiring companies driving change and creating a better future throughout the region.

Presented by WorldGBC and its Asia Pacific Regional Network of Green Building Councils, this biennial programme (first held in 2014) recognised six winners across three award categories in 2018:

The Business Leadership in Sustainability Award rewards companies that push boundaries, integrate sustainability into their business models and make an outstanding contribution to a sustainable built environment.

The Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance Award is presented to pioneering green building projects that set new benchmarks for sustainability. There are three sub-category winners for residential, commercial and institutional buildings.

The Women in Green Building Leadership Award, a new award for 2018 was presented to an inspiring female leader in our movement. In a traditionally male-dominated industry, we want to recognise the pivotal role that women play in nurturing and activating their communities, and delivering change.

In 2018, to reflect the growing momentum of our global projects Better Places for People and Advancing Net Zero, we created special recognitions for businesses and projects that have gone above and beyond. The Better Places for People Special Recognition will be awarded to companies that have truly embraced health and wellbeing practices; and the Advancing Net Zero Special Recognition will be awarded to projects that have demonstrated an ambitious and holistic solution to achieving net zero operational carbon emissions.

The 2018 winners

  • Swire Properties Limited, Hong Kong - Business Leadership in Sustainability Award with Special Recognition, Better Places for People
  • Naandi, India - Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance Award – Residential category with Special Recognition, Advancing Net Zero
  • Barangaroo South, Australia - Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance Award – Commercial category
  • Aorangi House, New Zealand - Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance Award – Commercial category
  • Green One United Nation House, Vietnam - Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance Award – Institutional category
  • Mary Chan, DLN Architects Limited, Hong Kong - Women in Green Building Leadership Award

The 2018 finalists

Award 1: Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance

1a) Residential

  • China - Beijing Modern MOMA, by Modern Land (China) Co. Limited
  • Hong Kong - Kai Tak Development, by Urban Renewal Authority, submitted by Ronald Lu & Partners (Architect)
  • India - Naandi, by Organo

1b) Commercial

  • Australia - Barangaroo South, by Lendlease
  • India - Godrej One by GILAC, submitted by Godrej Properties Ltd
  • New Zealand - Aorangi House by Prime Property Group, submitted by Beca Ltd (Engineer)

1c) Institutional

  • Australia - Sunshine Coast University Hospital, by Lendlease
  • India - Indian School of Business, by Indian School of Business
  • Vietnam - Green One United Nation House, by United Nations Development Programme Vietnam

Award 2: Business Leadership in Sustainability
Title Sponsor: AGC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

  • Australia - Frasers Property Australia
  • Hong Kong - Swire Properties Limited
  • Singapore - City Developments Limited

Award 3: Women in Green Building Leadership
Title Sponsor: AkzoNobel

  • Hong Kong - Mary Chan, Head of Sustainable Building Design and Assistant Director, DLN Architects Limited
  • India - Ar Shakuntala Ghosh, Architect and Partner, Ghosh Bose and Associates
  • Philippines - Maria Cristina Samson, Co-President, The Net Group

Special Recognition: Advancing Net Zero

  • Australia - Barangaroo South, by Lendlease
  • India - Naandi, by Organo
  • Vietnam - Green One United Nation House, by United Nations Development Programme Vietnam

Special Recognition: Better Places for People

  • Australia - Frasers Property Australia
  • Hong Kong - Swire Properties Limited
  • New Zealand - Mansons TCLM Ltd and the Ted Manson Foundation

The winners were announced during an awards ceremony at the annual SGBC Gala Dinner in Singapore on Thursday 6 September 2018.

The jury

  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP), Curt Garrigan, Chief, Sustainable Urban Development Section, Environment and Development Division
  • International Finance CorporationWorld Bank, Autif Sayyed, Green Building Specialist, Green Building Programme
  • ARCAsia, Ar Jahangir Khan, President
  • Global Buildings Performance Network, Peter Graham, Executive Director
  • National University of Singapore, Prof Lam Khee Poh, Provost’s Chair Professor (NUS), Professor (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Hong Kong University, Prof Christopher John Webster, Professor, Chair of Urban Planning & Development Economics, Dean (Faculty of Architecture)
  • C40 Cities, Milag San Jose- Ballesteros, Regional Director for Southeast Asia and Oceania
  • International Energy Agency, Brian Dean, Energy Efficiency
  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Luca de Giovanetti, Science-based Targets

The WorldGBC Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards celebrate iconic green buildings, up-and-coming innovators and inspiring companies driving change and creating a better future throughout the region.

Presented by WorldGBC and its Asia Pacific Regional Network of Green Building Councils, this biennial programme (first held in 2014) recognised six winners across three award categories in 2018:

The Business Leadership in Sustainability Award rewards companies that push boundaries, integrate sustainability into their business models and make an outstanding contribution to a sustainable built environment.

The Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance Award is presented to pioneering green building projects that set new benchmarks for sustainability. There are three sub-category winners for residential, commercial and institutional buildings.

The Women in Green Building Leadership Award, a new award for 2018 was presented to an inspiring female leader in our movement. In a traditionally male-dominated industry, we want to recognise the pivotal role that women play in nurturing and activating their communities, and delivering change.

In 2018, to reflect the growing momentum of our global projects Better Places for People and Advancing Net Zero, we created special recognitions for businesses and projects that have gone above and beyond. The Better Places for People Special Recognition will be awarded to companies that have truly embraced health and wellbeing practices; and the Advancing Net Zero Special Recognition will be awarded to projects that have demonstrated an ambitious and holistic solution to achieving net zero operational carbon emissions.

The 2018 winners

  • Swire Properties Limited, Hong Kong - Business Leadership in Sustainability Award with Special Recognition, Better Places for People
  • Naandi, India - Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance Award – Residential category with Special Recognition, Advancing Net Zero
  • Barangaroo South, Australia - Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance Award – Commercial category
  • Aorangi House, New Zealand - Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance Award – Commercial category
  • Green One United Nation House, Vietnam - Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance Award – Institutional category
  • Mary Chan, DLN Architects Limited, Hong Kong - Women in Green Building Leadership Award

The 2018 finalists

Award 1: Leadership in Sustainable Design & Performance

1a) Residential

  • China - Beijing Modern MOMA, by Modern Land (China) Co. Limited
  • Hong Kong - Kai Tak Development, by Urban Renewal Authority, submitted by Ronald Lu & Partners (Architect)
  • India - Naandi, by Organo

1b) Commercial

  • Australia - Barangaroo South, by Lendlease
  • India - Godrej One by GILAC, submitted by Godrej Properties Ltd
  • New Zealand - Aorangi House by Prime Property Group, submitted by Beca Ltd (Engineer)

1c) Institutional

  • Australia - Sunshine Coast University Hospital, by Lendlease
  • India - Indian School of Business, by Indian School of Business
  • Vietnam - Green One United Nation House, by United Nations Development Programme Vietnam

Award 2: Business Leadership in Sustainability
Title Sponsor: AGC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd

  • Australia - Frasers Property Australia
  • Hong Kong - Swire Properties Limited
  • Singapore - City Developments Limited

Award 3: Women in Green Building Leadership
Title Sponsor: AkzoNobel

  • Hong Kong - Mary Chan, Head of Sustainable Building Design and Assistant Director, DLN Architects Limited
  • India - Ar Shakuntala Ghosh, Architect and Partner, Ghosh Bose and Associates
  • Philippines - Maria Cristina Samson, Co-President, The Net Group

Special Recognition: Advancing Net Zero

  • Australia - Barangaroo South, by Lendlease
  • India - Naandi, by Organo
  • Vietnam - Green One United Nation House, by United Nations Development Programme Vietnam

Special Recognition: Better Places for People

  • Australia - Frasers Property Australia
  • Hong Kong - Swire Properties Limited
  • New Zealand - Mansons TCLM Ltd and the Ted Manson Foundation

The winners were announced during an awards ceremony at the annual SGBC Gala Dinner in Singapore on Thursday 6 September 2018.

The jury

  • United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP), Curt Garrigan, Chief, Sustainable Urban Development Section, Environment and Development Division
  • International Finance CorporationWorld Bank, Autif Sayyed, Green Building Specialist, Green Building Programme
  • ARCAsia, Ar Jahangir Khan, President
  • Global Buildings Performance Network, Peter Graham, Executive Director
  • National University of Singapore, Prof Lam Khee Poh, Provost’s Chair Professor (NUS), Professor (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Hong Kong University, Prof Christopher John Webster, Professor, Chair of Urban Planning & Development Economics, Dean (Faculty of Architecture)
  • C40 Cities, Milag San Jose- Ballesteros, Regional Director for Southeast Asia and Oceania
  • International Energy Agency, Brian Dean, Energy Efficiency
  • World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Luca de Giovanetti, Science-based Targets

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Outstanding green building leaders honoured in WorldGBC Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards

Thu, 6th Sep 2018

The World Green Building Council honours six outstanding green building leaders driving change and creating a better future in the 2018 Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards.

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