MBRSC wins green award

June 2017

The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) Sustainable Autonomous House, a first-of-its-kind passive house for a hot and humid climate, won the 2017 Mena Green Building Award under the category Green Residential Building.

The 2017 Mena Green Building Awards attracted a large number of submissions from many institutions, companies, research centres and students from six countries from the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region for different categories focusing on sustainability practices.

The event was organised by the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), in partnership with the JordanGBC and LebanonGBC, and supported by the World Green Building Council.

Yousuf Al Shaibani, the director general of MBRSC, said: “Awarding the Sustainable Autonomous House at the 2017 Mena Green Building Awards affirms the centre’s success in launching innovative and integrated projects that provide a typical living environment to humans, adopting sustainability standards.”

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