For the EAE Awards 2021 we have received more than 50 applications from across Europe. All projects showcase the great variety of designs and technical solutions available for improving the energy performance of buildings (“fabric first”), their appearance and the living comfort. In its meeting our jury had the challenging task to select the nominees for the different categories. Please, find hereafter the jury’s choice. 

The winners

The Winners have been announced during our 5th European ETICS Forum online on 16 September 2021.

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Westend Villen in Berlin/Germany

Villenkolonie Westend, Eschenallee/Platanenallee, Berlin

Renovation of three detached villas, a double villa and a villa attached to neighbor building with 46 condominiums and rental flats with upscale amenities build in 1999 and 2000.

Architect: IGS Ingenieur-Gesellschaft mbH
Project owner: Königstadt Gesellschaft für Grundstücke und Industrie mbH, www.koenigstadt.de
Installer: Bausanierung Ralf Jahnke GmbH, www.bausanierung-jahnke.de
ETICS manufacturer: Sto, www.sto.de
Member of: Verband für Dämmsysteme, Putz und Mörtel (VDPM), www.vdpm.info; EAE company member

Project VL-L in Linden/Belgium

Private, Linden, Belgium

Detached single-family house (villa) on a sloping and forrested site

Architect: Niko Wauters, Niko Wauters Architecten BV, www.nikowauters.be
Project owner: private
Installer: Consteca, www.consteca.be
ETICS manufacturer: Willco, www.willcoproducts.be
Member of: Xthermo.be - Façade Insulating System Association, www.xthermo.be; EAE company member

Matadorka in Bratislava/Slovakia

Petržalka city district, Bratislava, Slovakia

New construction of apartment building with 335 dwellings and 15 retail spaces

Architect: VI Group a.s., www.vigroup.sk
Project owner: private
Installer: Assyx spol. s r.o., www.assyx.sk
ETICS manufacturer: Baumit, www.baumit.sk
Member of: Združenie pre zatepľovanie budov (OZ ZPZ), www.zpzb.sk

Maison de la Culture de la Province de Namur in Le Delta/Belgium

Avenue Fernand Golenvaux 18, 5000 Namur, Belgium

Cultural centre of Namur (theatre, stages, exhibition area, artists’ studios, etc.)

Architect: Philippe SAMYN and PARTNERS, architects & engineers, www.samynandpartners.com
Project owner: La province de Namur, www.ledelta.be
Installer: Allfac
ETICS manufacturer: Sto, www.sto.com
Member of: Xthermo.be - Façade Insulating System Association, www.xthermo.be; EAE company member

Special Mentions

Casa privata in Aosta /Italy

Viale Gran San Bernardo Aosta, Italy

Refurbishment of a building (1935) with 4 residential units on 3 floors, duration 2 months

Architect: Ing. Andrea Gadin
Project owner: private
Installer: IVIT Energia SRL, www.ivitenergia.com
ETICS manufacturer: Univer, www.univer.it
Member of: Consorzio Cortexa, www.cortexa.it

Goethehof in Vienna/Austria

Goethehof, Schüttaustrasse 1-39, 1220 Vienna, Austria

Restoration and expansion of a listed building from 1929. Additional 129 roof-top flats with about 8.750,00 m² floor space were created. One assisted living unit containing 5 small flats and another 197,28 m² flat.

Architect: Arch. Dipl. Ing. Werner Rebernig, www.gsd.at; Arch. Dipl. Ing. Martin Kiener, www.architektur-kiener.at
Project owner: Wiener Wohnen, www.wienerwohnen.at
Installer: Leyrer & Graf Baugesellschaft m.b.H., www.leyrer-graf.at; Sareno Objektisolierung GmbH & Co KG, www.sareno.at
ETICS manufacturer: Capatect Baustoffindustrie GmbH, www.capatect.at
Member of: ARGE Qualitätsgruppe Wärmdedämmsysteme, www.waermedaemmsysteme.at, EAE company member (DAW group)

Globe Works in Birmingham/United Kingdom

Globe Works, 20 Cliveland St, Birmingham B19 3SH, United Kingdom

New construction of 5 buidlings with 520 student flats

Architect: Steve Ritchie Partnership, www.steveritchiepartnership.co.uk
Project owner: NIDO Student Accommodation, www.nidostudent.com
Installer: WSF Contracts Ltd, www.wsfcontracts.co.uk
ETICS manufacturer: Alsecco UK, www.alsecco.co.uk
Member of: INCA - The Insulated Render and Cladding Association, www.inca-ltd.org.uk; EAE company member (DAW group)

The nominees

Residential refurbishmentResidential new built single family homesResidential new built multi-family homesNon-residential

Haus Penzing in Vienna/Austria

Dreyhausenstraße 29, 1140 Wien, Austria

General renovation of a retirement home to passive house standard, including facade and new building services concept.

Architect: Karl und Bremhorst Architekten, www.kub-a.at
Project owner: Kuratorium Wiener Pensionisten-Wohnhäuser, www.kwp.at
Installer: DI Wilhelm Sedlak GmbH, www.sedlak.co.at
ETICS manufacturer: Baumit GmbH, www.baumit.at
Member of: ARGE Qualitätsgruppe Wärmdedämmsysteme, www.waermedaemmsysteme.at

Apartment house in Klaipeda/Lithuania

Veterinarijos 29, Klaipeda, Lithuania

Renovation of a typical Soviet five-storey 45-apartment building, from 1991

Architect: Progresyvus projektai, www.pprojektai.lt
Project owner: Progresyvus projektai, www.pprojektai.lt
Installer: Vlastona, www.vlastona.lt
ETICS manufacturer: n.a.
Member of: -

External Wall Insulation Programme in Fleetwood/United Kingdom

Fleetwood, United Kingdom

A five year project to install ETICS across the traditional brick built properties covering around 600 properties in total, in Fleetwood, a town on the Lancashire coast.

Architect: M&Y Construction (Regenda Group), www.my-maintenance.co.uk
Project owner: Regenda Homes, www.lancashare.co.uk
Installer: M&Y Construction
ETICS manufacturer: Alsecco UK, www.alsecco.co.uk
Member of: INCA - The Insulated Render and Cladding Association, www.inca-ltd.org.uk; EAE company member (DAW group)

EWI Programme in Dundee City/United Kingdom

Dundee City, United Kingdom

Renovation of approximately 4,000 properties between 2015 and 2019

Architect: Various
Project owner: Dundee City Council
ETICS manufacturer: Alsecco UK, www.alsecco.co.uk
Member of: INCA - The Insulated Render and Cladding Association, www.inca-ltd.org.uk; EAE company member (DAW group)

Torhaus in Braunschweig/Germany

Sieglindstraße 14, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany

Building complex under ensemble protection - 2 buildings with 15 flats

Architect: Nibelungen Wohnbau GmbH
Project owner: Nibelungen Wohnbau GmbH, www.nibelungen-wohnbau.de
Installer: Gustav Borrmann GmbH & Co. KG, www.borrmann-malermeister.de
ETICS manufacturer: Keim, www.keim.com
Member of: VDPM - Verband für Dämmsysteme, Putz und Mörtel, www.vdpm.info; EAE company member

Zukunft Wohnen in Innsbruck/Austria

Hörmannstrasse 6+8, Knollerstrasse 2+4, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Renovation and roof expansion of 51 housing units (first floor- third floor), 13 housing units- loft conversion, 1 office building management

Architect: Arch. DI Norbert Buchauer, U1 architektur, www.ueins.at
Project owner: BWS Gemeinnützige allgemeine Bau-, Wohn- und Siedlungsgenossenschaft, www.bwsg.at
Installer: Opbacher, www.opbacher.at
ETICS manufacturer: n.a.
Member of: n.a.

Single family home in Dendermonde/Belgium

Private, 9200 Dendermonde, Belgium

Construction of single family house with maximum re-use of rainwater

Architect: EX-IT Architectuur, www.ex-it.be
Project owner: private
Installer: Caparol
ETICS manufacturer: Caparol, www.caparol.be
Member of: Xthermo.be - Façade Insulating System Association, www.xthermo.be; EAE company member (DAW group)

Country House J in Jablonové/Slovakia

Private, Jablonové, Slovakia

Single family house in rural area

Architect: ARCHITEKTI mikulaj & mikulajová, www.mikulaj.com
Project owner: private
Installer: n. a.
ETICS manufacturer: Baumit, www.baumit.sk
Member of: Združenie pre zatepľovanie budov (OZ ZPZ), www.zpzb.sk

Record Park Residential in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

20A Onisifor Ghibu Street, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Mixed use project urban regeneration project build on a former brownfield covering 37000 m2 - office, retail, residential

Architect: Andrei Petrache, Fuse Architecture & Interior Design
Project owner: Record Residential SRL si Argo Development SRL, www.record-park.ro
Installer: MD Climaterm, www.mdclimaterm.ro
ETICS manufacturer: Ceresit, www.ceresit.ro
Member of: QETICS, www.qetics.ro

Luxuria Residence in Bucharest/Romania

Strada Comandor Aviator Popisteanu 54B, 012095 București, Romania

New construction of 9 apartment buildings with 630 residential units.

Architect: Vlad Simionescu & Asociatii Arhitecti / Arhitect / Raluca Buzdugan, www.vsa.ro
Project owner: Bergamot Developments / Impact Developer and Contractor, www.impactsa.ro
Installer: General Contractor DAS Romania, www.das.ro
ETICS manufacturer: Ceresit, www.ceresit.ro
Member of: QETICS, www.qetics.ro

Apartment House Nový Háj in Bratislava/Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia

Two buildings with common base, with 9 floors and apartments, ateliers and penthouses on the top floors

Architect: Architekti Šebo Lichý, Imagine Development, www.sebolichy.sk
Project owner: private
Installer: Me&Co a.s.
ETICS manufacturer: Baumit, www.baumit.sk
Member of: Združenie pre zatepľovanie budov (OZ ZPZ), www.zpzb.sk

Central District 4 Elemente in Bucharest/Romania

Street Fizicienilor 7, Bucharest, Romania

New construction of 204 apartments

Architect: Razvan Barsan, www.razvanbarsan.com
Project owner: private
Installer: Brisk Group, www.briskgrp.com
ETICS manufacturer: Ceresit, www.ceresit.ro
Member of: QETICS, www.qetics.ro

Apartment House Vila Ľadová in Bratislava/Slovakia

Šancová, Bratislava, Slovakia

New construction of 2 apartment houses with 34 dwelings connected via underground garage

Architect: VI Group a.s., www.vigroup.sk
Project owner: private
Installer: Assyx spol. s r.o., www.assyx.sk
ETICS manufacturer: Baumit, www.baumit.sk
Member of: Združenie pre zatepľovanie budov (OZ ZPZ), www.zpzb.sk

Has Hotel in Hasselt/Belgium

Has Hotel Sint-Jozefstraat 2-10, 3500 Hasselt, Belgium

Hotel expansion with a renewed restaurant area, lobby, and 15 hotel rooms with a penthouse in a tower of 6 floors.

Architect: Tom Latet, UAU Collectiv, www.uaucollectiv.com
Project owner: HasHotel, www.hashotel.be
Installer: IC Service, www.icservice.be
ETICS manufacturer: Willco, www.willcoproducts.be
Member of: Xthermo.be - Façade Insulating System Association, www.xthermo.be; EAE company member

 

Monneypenny Headquarters in Wrexham /United Kingdom

Western Gateway, Wrexham LL13 7ZB, United Kingdom

New office building as headquarters of the Wrexham-based telephone answering firm Moneypenny.

Architect: AEW Architects, www.aewarchitects.com
Project owner: Monneypenny, www.moneypenny.com
Installer: EcoGee Limited, www.ecogee.co.uk
ETICS manufacturer: Aliva UK, www.alivauk.com
Member of: INCA - The Insulated Render and Cladding Association, www.inca-ltd.org.uk; EAE company member (Gruppo IVAS)