Netherlands pavilion wins 2 International Business Excellence Awards

The Netherlands pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai has won no less than two International Business Excellence Awards.

At the awards ceremony, which took place online today, the pavilion was named winner in the ‘Best Sustainable Initiative’ category. In addition, the pavilion was named ‘Overall Winner’. The international jury was ‘blown away’ by the pavilion as a showcase for sustainability and circularity. 

These awards bring the number of awards won to five. Earlier, the pavilion won the Architectural Digest Design Award 2021 in the category ‘Innovation & Sustainability’. The solar panels, designed by Marjan van Aubel, were presented with the Dutch ARC21 Innovation Award. In September, the construction of the pavilion was awarded the ‘Sustainable Construction Project of the Year Award’ for the renowned Big 5 Impact Awards.