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Redefine property wins for innovation

May 28 2015 19:08

Cape Town - Redefine's 90 Grayston development in Johannesburg the award for Commercial Office Development at the recent South African Property Owners Association (Sapoa) Innovative Excellence in Property Development Awards.

“The property world is changing rapidly and we are proud to be at the forefront of this new era,” said Mike Ruttell, executive director: development at Redefine Properties.

“It’s all about forward thinking architecture backed with extremely powerful green building technology. We knew we were making a statement with 90 Grayston, and winning this award shows us that we are being heard.”

The Innovative Excellence Award recognises the country’s top buildings in terms of innovation, aesthetic appeal, sustainability, creativity, as well as game-changing architectural concepts, as judged by a panel of the industry’s top consultants.

90 Grayston is a 16-storey premium-grade office building in Sandown, central Sandton and it is 4-Star Green Star SA Office rated building, certified by the Green Building Council South Africa.

This "intelligent building" respects the environment with a combination of passive design principles and world-class green technologies to minimise the impact of the building and its ongoing use on the environment.

These include the use of a high-efficiency ammonia chiller HVAC system and the harvesting of rainwater to flush toilets.

According to Ruttell, 90 Grayston is just one of a number of new buildings in and around Johannesburg that Redefine is involved with currently. Among these buildings are 90 Rivonia in Sandton and The Rosebank Towers near the Rosebank Gautrain station, due for completion in October next year.

“We aim for a minimum of a four star rating on every building that we are involved in. This is not limited to new builds by any means. Redevelopment is core to our business and a huge amount of work goes into not only ensuring that our buildings are iconic, beautiful places that people want to spend time in, but also that they will remain world-class, sustainable and efficient in the long-term,” said Ruttell.  

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