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Making Mother Nature Proud: Capital Square Wins at WA Architecture Awards for Sustainable Design

A recent addition to Perth’s ever-expanding skyline, Capital Square (also known as Mia Yellagonga) took out an award for sustainable architecture at the WA Architecture Awards.

The Jury commended Capital Square’s ‘demonstrated commitment to sustainability [that] sets a benchmark of excellence for high-rise office design.’

The sleek and imposing Mia Yellagonga building holds the highest Green Star rating possible with six stars and has also achieved a five-star NABERS rating, which the Jury claimed to be ‘a significant achievement.’

Jury Citation, WA Architecture Awards

Clever and considered planning and design has enabled high quality sustainability outcomes.’  ‘The environment feels natural… and spaces are filled with an abundance of natural light.

Other key sustainability initiatives include the minimisation of indoor pollutants, stringent targets for energy efficiency and highly efficient lighting and air-conditioning.

COX would like to thank Rider Levett Bucknall, JMG, Arup, NDY, Plan E, Rowe Group and builder Multiplex, for their dedication to the project and sustainable outcomes.

This project will now progress to the National Architecture Awards to be announced on November 7.

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