MENA Green Building Awards

The MENA Green Building Awards honour organisations in the MENA region that demonstrate clear implementation of sustainable design, construction and/or operation of buildings and structures.

The Awards are supported by WorldGBC and several of the MENA regional Green Building Councils, and are organised by the Emirates Green Building Council in partnership with the Jordan Green Building Council and Lebanon Green Building Council.

The awards were previously the EmiratesGBC Awards programme, but were rebranded for 2017 to give greater reach and exposure across the region. The ultimate goal is to help establish a regional model for the sustainable built environment that is world class and replicable.

Saeed Al Abbar, Chairman of EmiratesGBC, said: “The number of submissions that we have received for the MENA Green Building Awards and their high standards and quality underline the remarkable innovation happening in the region. With the regional governments focused on promoting sustainable built environments, the enthusiasm shown by the private sector and researchers is deeply inspiring.”

The Awards will be presented in 15 professional categories, as well as the Dr. Owainati Student Excellence Award which is given specifically to a student from a recognised university in the UAE who has conducted exceptional research work in a subject related to green buildings in the Middle East.

The deadline for submissions to the Awards is midnight (UAE time) on 28 February, 2017, and short-listed applicants will be notified on April 30. The winners will be announced at a gala dinner and awards ceremony at the Roda Al Murooj Hotel, in Dubai, on 17 May, 2017.

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