BREEAM Awards 2017

BREEAM Awards 2017

Exceptional sustainable places and project teams

The BREEAM Awards is an international event recognising exceptional sustainable places and project teams.

The Awards took place on Tuesday 7th March 2017 in London and now represent a firm fixture in the calendar and a must-attend night of the year for property and built environment professionals. Over 40 projects from around the world were shortlisted this year, each one representing an example of high sustainability performance coupled with commitment and vision to creating and maintaining healthy, productive places. This year we partnered with GRESB to introduce new award categories for socially responsible investment based on the use of BREEAM and GRESB.

Click the image on the right to download the awards brochure

Click here to read the press release announcing the winners

Click here for images for the awards ceremony on Flickr

Congratulations to all the projects and teams recognised in the 2017 awards!

Here is what happened on the night

BREEAM 2017 Awards from BRE on Vimeo.

All the projects shortlisted in 2017

The shortlists are compiled from the highest scoring buildings in the various categories of BREEAM covering offices, retail, industrial and more. Congratulations to the clients and project teams recognised in these shortlists.

Offices (New) Offices (In-Use) Offices (Refurb & Fit-Out) Retail (New) Retail (In-Use)
IKEA Hubhult (more) Sweden Bayer Lyon Saint-Pierre France 80-100 Victoria Street, London UK Lidl, Växjö (more) Sweden Euralille (more) France
Central Square, Leeds UK Kings Place (more) UK 55 Amsterdam, Paris France CIFI Sustainable Demonstration Building (more) China Roppenheim The Style Outlets France
Geelen Counterflow (more) Netherlands 7 More London Riverside UK Livingstone House UK 4-5 King John Court  UK Heuvel Eindhoven (more) Netherlands

Triodos Bank

Netherlands Le Beauvaisis France 7-10 Waterloo Place UK 2 King John Court UK

Vélizy 2 (more)

EUIPO (more)  Spain Messine France 6 Erskine Road UK Tienda Lidl Spain Centro Comercial Zenia Boulevard  Spain


Residential Mixed Use and Other Industrial Education & Health
Tribe Apartments (more) UK Dockhead Fire Station UK Bentley Works, Skanska UK GSK Centre for Sustainable Chemistry (more)  UK
ARK Belgium Royal Agio Cigars Netherlands Unit DC2, Prologis Park UK South Lanarkshire College UK
126 Pavilion Road UK Energy Academy Europe Netherlands Costa Paradise Street UK Wimbledon College of Art UK
Craven Hill Gardens (more) UK

University of Hertfordshire, College Lane

 UK Green Build Hub (more) UK Ysgol Gymraeg Ffwrnes (more) UK
Quadrant 4 (more) UK     Nieuwbouw Van Loon Netherlands Gebouw Atlas Netherlands Fulfillment Center Netherlands    

In addition to awards for buildings, we also have categories for Assessors of the Year, Country Firsts (recognising pioneering work in new territories), the Your BREEAM Award (voted on by the general public) and the BREEAM New Talent Award.


Your BREEAM - the popular vote

The Your BREEAM category of the annual BREEAM Awards is decided by popular vote on the BREEAM website.

Over 7,500 votes were cast this year with each and every project in the shortlist attracting strong support and enthusiasm. The ultimate winner was the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) in Alicante. "Sustainable, modern, crisp, beautiful" said one voter, "It's a green building with a great design" said another and "Es fantastico!!!".

Congratulations to the EUIPO team which includes RUBIO Arquitectura, FCC Construcción, BREEAM Assessor Servicios Ambientales Integrales del Norte and of course the client EUIPO.



New for 2017 - BREEAM and GRESB partner for two new award categories

BREEAM and GRESB partnered this year to recognise the achievement of the real estate community in achieving high performance levels in responsible and sustainable real estate investment - a new addition for the 2017 awards. These are:

  • Corporate Investment in Responsible Real Estate – for the real estate investment company that has made the strongest commitment to the use of building certifications in managing their portfolio.  The judging criteria for this award is based on the proportion of total existing portfolio formally assessed and certified through generally accepted building certifications and the level of commitment to drive the achievement of higher levels through corporate policies. The winners of this award for 2017 are:
    • Altarea Cogedim
    • Bouwinvest REIM
    • CeGeREAL
    • Neinver SA
    • Société Foncière Lyonnaise
    • Steen & Ström
    • Unibail-Rodamco
    • Cromwell Property Group
  • Leadership in Responsible Real Estate Investment – for the individual that has made the most valuable contribution to driving more sustainable real estate investment, and shown a personal commitment to driving sustainable investment and management within their own organisation through the use of building certifications. The winner of this award for 2017 is:
    • Christophe Garot, Unibail-Rodamco

Congratulations to Christophe and all of the organisations listed above!


BREEAM Awards 2017 supporting QSAND

This year the BREEAM Awards supported QSAND, the self-assessment tool to promote sustainable approaches to relief, recovery and reconstruction after a natural disaster.

QSAND provides relief agencies, NGO’s and others with a co-ordinated framework for identifying and assessing the sustainability of solutions in the reconstruction of communities.

QSAND draws on the standards developed by BREEAM. For more on its work see

Sponsors and Supporters for 2017

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