2010 Built Environment award – Harmonious Manmade Landscapes
Grocon Pixel Building
Grocon’s new Pixel building, the first carbon neutral office building in Australia, has achieved the highest Green Star score ever awarded by the Green Building Council of Australia. “We believe Pixel will lead the way in terms of carbon neutrality and sustainability for years to come.” said Mr Grollo, Grocon CEO.
Pixel is also being assessed under the USA LEED and UK BREEAM rating systems, aiming to exceed the highest score yet achieved under either of those tools.
Comments from the Judges
The judges quickly identified that this project will have set new standards and understandings, exemplified by the innovative use of relevant technologies and the persistence with regulatory authorities. It establishes a holistic approach to addressing the environmental issues of buildings.”