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2018 GBCSA Awards winners announced

This year's GBCSA Awards winners were awarded during the gala dinner of the 11th Annual Green Building Convention at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town late last week.
Highest Rated Building: 78 Corlett Drive, Legaro Properties (property owner) and Solid Green (AP)

The criteria for qualifying green projects are based on submission data gathered during the GBCSA’s Green Star certification process and the strength of the submissions. Individuals are nominated by the industry and their Green Star engagement is also taken into consideration.

2018 Winners and runners up:

Highest Rated Building

Winner: 78 Corlett Drive, Johannesburg (Project Owner: Legaro Properties / AP: Solid Green)
Runner-up: Watershed, Cape Town (Project Owner: V&A Waterfront / AP: Sow & Reap)

Best Quality Submission

Joint-winner: Liberty Umhlanga, Durban (Project Owner: Liberty Group / AP: Misplon Consulting)
Joint-winner: Menlyn Reconfiguration Phase 1, Tshwane (Project Owner: Public Investment Corporation / AP: Aurecon)
Runner-up: GBCSA Offices, Rosebank, Johannesburg (Project Owner: GBCSA / AP: Ecocentric, Terramanzi)

Established Green Star

Winner: Sally Misplon, Misplon Consulting
Runner-up: Annelide Sherratt, Solid Green

Rising Green Star

Winner: Jesse Hamman, Solid Green
Runner-up: Daniel Grewan, LTM Energy

EDGE Innovative Housing Project

Winner: Belhar Gardens Rental Estate, Cape Town (Project Owner: Madulammoho Housing Association
Runner-up: Ravenswood (Candlewood Crescent), Boksburg, Johannesburg (Property Owner: IHS Investments

Net Zero Innovative Project

Winner: Two Dam Sustainable, Montagu, Western Cape
Runner-up: Lindon Vleihuis Residential Development, Johannesburg

EDGE Innovative Housing Project: Belhar Gardens Rental Estate, Madulammoho Housing Association (project owner)

During the gala dinner event, outgoing GBCSA chairperson Faieda Jacobs handed over the symbolic knobkierie to incoming chairman, Nathi Manzana. During his address, Manzana said he will focus on building more collaborative partnerships when his term commences.
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