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Pixel awarded Best of Best at BPN Sustainability Awards

Studio505’s prototype carbon-neutral office building Pixel, in Melbourne, came away from this year’s BPN Sustainability Awards with the Best of the Best and the Large Commercial awards.

The jury, including BVN principal Bill Dowzer, Envirotecture director Dick Clarke and Dr Chris Reardon, praised Pixel for contributing to the education and learning process in the building industry.

A number of other projects took home awards at the presentation on 13 October in Sydney. Categories and winners are listed below.

Public building and urban design
one40william by Hassell

Innovation of the year
Caroma Flow Shower by GWA Bathroom & Kitchens

Single dwelling (new)
Penola House by Positive Footprints
Special mention: Rose Bay House by Australian Living (Architect: Pidcock – Architecture & Sustainability)

Single dwelling (alterations and extensions)
Callignee II by Hamilton Design
Special mention: Castlecrag House by Neeson Murcutt Architects

Multi-density residential
Redfern East Social Housing Project by LFA (Pacific)

Office fitout
AECOM Brisbane Workplace by BVN Architecture

Landscape design
Bremer State High School by Blackburne Jackson Design

Large commercial
Pixel by studio505

Small commercial
Sydney Harbour YHA by Tzannes Associates
Special mention: River Studios by Breathe Architecture

Building Products News (BPN) magazine created the awards program to recognize the best in Australia’s green building industry.

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