Following the highly successful UK Aluminium in Renovation Awards 2007 the 7 winners have now been put forward, together with the winners from 13 other countries, to the European Award which will be announced on 7th November at the ‘Batimat’ exhibition in Paris.
Justin Ratcliffe, Chief Executive of the CAB, comments: “A unique concept behind these awards is the recognition of aluminium’s sustainability credentials. This is one of the most exciting International events for our sector and with a strong list of submitted winners from the UK we hope we can bring back at least one of these prestigious awards for a UK project.”
The line-up of European judges is: Prof.Ir. Jan Brouwer, architect, Atelier Chief Government Architect of the Netherlands. Prof.Dr. Alan J. Brookes, architect, Alan Brookes Consultants, Warwick, UK. Cyriel Clauwaert, Belgian Construction Certification Association (BCCA), Brussels, Belgium. Prof. Sergio Croce, Professor of Technical Architecture, - BEST department (Building Environment Science and Technology) - Politecnico, Milan, Italy. Alwin Schmitt, chief editor, Magazine Aluminium Praxis, Düsseldorf, Germany. Secretary: Bernard Gilmont, Director Building Group EAA, Brussels, Belgium.
The UK awards were promoted and organised by the Council for Aluminium in Building as part of an initiative of the European Aluminium Association. A list of the entries for the European awards can be found on the European website at http://www.aluminium-award.eu
Information about membership of CAB is available by contacting Julie Harley on 01453 828851 or by visiting the website at www.c-a-b.org.uk