Eighty-nine candidates have been selected to participate in the edition 2017 of the innovation competition of the World building. Details.
89 nominees were selected by the jury (1) among the 217 nominations sent to the contest 2017 the innovation of the World-building (the list is available here). The figure is up 10% compared to the previous harvest, in 2015. “This confirms the determination of the sector and its ability to innovate without cease to build and renovate the buildings of today and tomorrow”, says Guillaume Loizeaud, director of World building.
According to a press release issued by the organizers of the contest, the review of applications to this edition reveals the four teachings : “connectivity is no longer a fad and is needed in all sectors ; the integration of technology is done to the benefit of the users for best performance, simplicity of use and maintenance ; the arrival of materials or components in bio-based will help to improve the carbon footprint of the works ; the presence of independent solutions that produce, store and use the energy will also be an accelerator of the energy transition in progress.”
The winners will be announced on 18 September, during a ceremony that will be held in Paris, in nine categories (structure and envelope, joinery and closing, interior design, landscaping, construction equipment, machinery, and equipment, digital, Bim and new technology, climate engineering, a system using renewable energies, bathroom).
(1) The juries experts in the innovation competition of the World building in 2017 and fairs INTERCLIMA+ELECHB, IDEOBAIN, and BATIMAT, held in partnership with the ADEME.