Zerofootprint, a leading organization in the global fight against climate change, along with its partner the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto, is now welcoming nominations for the 2011 Re-Skinning Awards. This annual competition celebrates the year’s most successful, holistic retrofitting projects.
The Re-Skinning Awards invites the best minds in architecture, design, building, and engineering from around the world to submit building projects that demonstrate the innovative use of energy retrofitting technologies. Retrofitting and re-skinning involve the implementation of design solutions to dramatically reduce the environmental footprint of older, energy-inefficient buildings. This competition recognizes the year’s most progressive retrofitting projects that are make our cities more sustainable.
The deadline for submissions is August 31, 2011. For more information about the 2011 Zerofootprint Re-Skinning Awards, including detailed entry criteria and a list of last year’s prize winners, visit the competition’s official website.