Innova21, the University of Adelaide's new flagship building, has won the 2012 South Australian Development of the Year Award in the Property Council of Australia / Rider Levett Bucknall Innovation and Excellence Awards.
The development, owned by the University of Adelaide and nominated by Hindmarsh Construction Australia, offers world-class student and teaching facilities and has been accredited with a 6 Star Green Star Design rating by the Green Building Council Australia. The development is the first education building in Australia to be accredited with a 6 Star Green Star Design rating under the Green Star Design Rating Education v1 Tool by the Green Building Council Australia, signifying ‘World Leadership’ in environmentally sustainable design.
The 2012 Innovation and Excellence Award winners were announced at the Awards Gala dinner, held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on Saturday, 26th May.
The Awards showcase Australia’s finest projects and celebrate innovation and leading practice within the property development and investment industries.
Fairfax Media House won the ‘gold logie’ of the property industry, the Australian Development of the Year Award. This five star Green Star development is located at the edge of Melbourne’s Docklands, houses The Age newspaper, Australian Financial Review and 3AW and was completed in 2009. It is owned by Commonwealth Property Office Fund and was nominated by Grocon. Fairfax Media House beat 101 contenders from across the country to claim the award and also won the Colliers International Award for Best Office Development and the Project Control Group Award for Best Workplace Project.
For more details on the Awards and recipients see http://propertyozevents.com.au/award/