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Date 08/05/2014

TÜRKIYEMÜTEAHHITLERBIRLIGITURKEY Atelier Ten 



FIEC is delighted to report that an innovative construction in Ankara, built for our Member Federation the Turkish Contractors Association (TCA) has won the title of International Project of the Year at the prestigious annual Building Awards in the UK.   The new TCA headquarters showcases the best of international environmental design and features a thermal labyrinth in the floors located underground, as well as an active thermal slab cooling system, which exploits the natural temperature range of the local climate to reduce the temperature inside the building, saving energy for heating and cooling.  

According to the judges, this winning entry "raised the bar for the construction industry”.  It was also noted by one judge as a "brilliant example of British low-energy engineering”.  The prize was won by TMB Turkiye Muteahitler Birlligi, Ankara, Turkey – Atelier Ten.
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