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Important US architectural award for “E-Office” of Energie Steiermark AG

October 13, 2015

One of the world’s most important architectural awards was bestowed on Energie Steiermark - for design and sustainability of the group headquarters "E-Office" in Graz.

Energie Steiermark AG

  • Received "Green Good Design Award"
  • Submissions from 24 nations
  • Project of Graz impressed selection committee in Chicago through the combination of sustainability and design.

The renowned museum of architecture "The Chicago Athenaeum" awarded the project, which was designed by the architectural firm Giselbrecht + Partners, with the "Green Good Design Award 2015". Over one hundred submissions from 24 nations were evaluated by the selection committee . The award was established in Chicago and has existed since 1950. It remains one of the most important architectural awards in the world. The winners typically start new trends in the world of sustainability and environmental design.

The “E-Office” Energie Steiermark distinguished itself through its innovative combination of solar energy, rainwater harvesting, facade engineering und heat pump system.

 " We are very grateful for the award. It is a confirmation of our strategy of the careful use of energy. The E-Office is a motivating modern workplace for our employees and at the same time an innovative showcase for customers and partners, "says CEO Christian Dipl.-Ing. Purrer (graduate engineer).