Integral Named Gold Winner in MIPIM Asia Awards 2019
The vision and design of Integral, our Sustainable Development Garden in Guilin, China, have claimed another international accolade in the prestigious MIPIM Asia Awards 2019.
Competing with over 130 entries for the awards, Integral was picked as one of the winners in the Best Futura Mega Project Category in September, before being selected as the Gold Winner by international real estate experts on November 27.
In the award-presentation ceremony in Hong Kong, Esquel Group Vice Chairman Teresa Yang said Integral represents the company’s commitment to sustainable development. She believes it is of utmost importance for everyone in Esquel to understand and embrace sustainability to ensure lasting changes for our future generations.
Combining modern technologies, quality employment, innovation and environmental sustainability, Integral represents the factory of the future. The 500,000-square-meter Sustainable Development Garden in Guilin is at the forefront of our efforts in sustainability to showcase how manufacturing and nature can coexist in perfect harmony.
This year is the 13th edition of the MIPIM Asia Awards that celebrate the most outstanding real estate projects in Asia Pacific region. A jury panel comprising 18 real estate experts selected 3 winners from each category before they were put to vote by MIPIM Asian peers for the Gold, Silver and Bronze award.
Integral has already won a Merit Award for Urban Design in the 2018 AIA Hong Kong Honors and Awards; the Gold Award (Un-built Projects: Architectural Design Scheme) in the Hong Kong Institute of Architect (HKIA) Cross-Strait Architectural Design Awards 2019; and a double-scoop win for the Honor Award for Architecture and the Sustainable Future Award in the 2019 AIA International Region Design Award 2019.
We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to our partners in this journey, the architectural firm Ronald Lu & Partners and the respective external and internal parties for working on this magnificent project.