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Chatterley Valley wins LEAF Best Sustainable Development Award

8 September 2009 No Comment

Chatterley Valley, Stoke, which makes use of Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra® and Colorcoat Prisma®, has beaten off competion from all around the world to win the LEAF Best Sustainable Development Award, which took place on September 4th 2009 at the Ritz Carlton, Berlin.

Chetwoods Associates, the Architects behind Chatterley Valley, made use of the Repertoire® Colour Consultancy to create the striking graduated greens for the walls using Colorcoat Prisma. Additionally, with Colorcoat HPS200 Ultra in white on the roof, the combination of Corus Colorcoat Products helped the project achieve a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating, with the site itself including a variety of eco-friendly technologies which uses only 45% of the energy presently used by regulatory compliant buildings.

Other buildings short listed in this category included the Stadthaus E3 in Berlin, The European Investment Bank Building in Luxembourg and the Citi Data Centre in Frankfurt. Now in its sixth year, the LEAF Awards honours the architects designing the buildings and solutions that are setting the benchmark for the international architectural community.

The awards are open to all individuals and organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to the world of architecture. Previous winners have included the likes of Zaha Hadid, David Chipperfield, SOM, Steven Holl and Terry Farrell.

To find out more about Chatterley Valley, and to view the project gallery, click here.

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