Press Release _ MEA2013

Mediterranean Sustainable Architecture 2013

International Design Awards

The MEA2013 is a new international design awards’ competition for sustainable architecture, focusing on all buildings that have been completed during the last five years in the Mediterranean zone.

This competition is an opportunity to point out innovative sustainable design projects realized around the Mediterranean basin, where climate and economic conditions are akin.

Its goal is to enhance the exchange of ideas on environmentally conscious design, enriching, thus, the ecological sustainability approach. It also aims at highlighting projects that follow the principles of sustainability in architecture, mainly through environmentally responsive passive design solutions, while taking into consideration the surroundings in which these are located and perform.

Athens is established as the initial launch-point for MEA2013 Awards, and the overall event and organization, as well as partners from the affiliate Mediterranean Institutions for Sustainable Design and Architecture, be joining the team.

MEA 2013 awards’ competition is focusing on projects that deal with regional sources, enhancing the individual identity of regions and promoting diversity, immediately linked to the spirit of ecology. Original and seminal projects are requested, which improve life standards and have low impact on the environment, both ecological and cultural.

MEA2013 honors the most innovative and creative design solutions in the following categories:

civic | urban | residential | healthcare | cultural | leisure | commercial design