Winners include DAMAC, Hyder and ADPC
The Big Project and BGreen Awards 2011 took place last night at Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa.
The ceremony was attended by 400 of the industry’s biggest names and Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi, a member of the ruling family of the Emirate of Ajman; infamously known as the “Green Sheikh”.
Awards were presented in recognition of achievements in both the construction and sustainability industries.
Among the winners were Dubai’s RTA for Dubai Metro Green Line; DAMAC for their track record of completing luxury developments and Hyder Consulting for water conservation initiatives.
Abu Dhabi Ports Company won two awards for the Khalifa Industrial Zone and Port, in recognition of their energy efficiency initiatives and outstanding development of the port.
Other winners included Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Arabtec Construction and heavy machinery dealers FAMCO.
“The ceremony was an incredible success thanks to the support of our in house team, key sponsors and expert judging panel,” said Liam Williams, associate publisher of The Big Project magazine and associate publisher and founder of BGreen magazine.
“On behalf of the whole team I would like to personally congratulate all the winners, especially in light of the calibre of nominations received. We can’t wait for next year,” Williams added.
The awards were judged by Niall McLoughlin, senior vice president DAMAC Properties; Adel Mohamed Mokhtar, senior architectural engineer and member of the Green Building Committee, Dubai Municipality; Salah Al Mashad, mechanical engineer and Member of the Green Building Committee, Dubai Municipality; Thierry Paret, president, American Institute of Architecture; Gerard Couturier, chairman of BuildingSMART and branch director, Oger Abu Dhabi; Mohammed Al Rais, senior vice president and managing director of Middle East Projects, Hill International; and Mohamed Al Noori, director general, The Environmental Centre for Arab Towns.
The winners are:
Outstanding Development of the Year – Abu Dhabi Ports Company
Infrastructure Project of the Year – RTA The Green Line, Dubai Metro
Retrofit Project of the Year – Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Developer of the Year – DAMAC
Best Water Conservation Initiative – Hyder
Architecture Firm of the Year – RW Armstrong
Green Building Project of the Year – WMS Metal Industries LLC
Energy Efficiency Project of the Year – Abu Dhabi Ports Company
Sustainable Supplier of the Year – Mapei
Contractor of the Year – Arabtec Construction LLC
Product Supplier of the Year – LG Electronics
Heavy Machinery Company of the Year – FAMCO (Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company)
Middle East Construction Software Application of the Year – CCS
Sustainable Interior Design Project of the Year – Blanchard FZ LLC
Commercial Interior Design Firm of the Year – Al Aqili
Special Recognition award for Support & Contribution to Sustainable Communications presented to du