It has been amazing to be part of the WAF award winning team. When you look across the range and quality of projects put forward for the WAF Awards, to be short listed and then become associated with the overall winner is a momentous achievement for Grant Associates.
Director - Grant Associates
Date posted: 04/10/12
The C3 House in Wanaka, New Zealand, designed by RTA Studio, has won the 'Future Projects - Houses' category.
It impressed the jury wih its highly consdered approach to energy use, both in terms of fuel requirements and of the embodied energy used in materials.
'As a prototype for a carbon-neutral house,' they said, 'it acts as a paradigm that can be emulated in future developments on the site. In formal terms it has a topographic presence that responds to the surrounding landscape, but what clearly sets it apart is its thoughtful propositional nature, making it a "house of the future".'
Read more about the project.