UWC Dilijan College International School became the winner of the Russian stage of FIABCI Prix d’Excellence, an international contest for development projects, in the Social Facilities category. The project has been implemented by RD Group International Holding.
The awarding ceremony took place within the IXth International Investment Forum PROESTATE in Moscow on September 8, 2015. The national stage jury consisted of over 40 industry experts who assessed 67 development projects.
The Social Facilities category featured public facilities: airports, educational establishments, hospitals, stadiums, etc. The victory of UWC Dilijan College emphasizes the importance of educational complexes with extensive infrastructure for comprehensive development and education of children. This task is most efficiently solved in projects that comply with modern architecture and construction trends. UWC Dilijan College is located in the mountain area of Armenia, at the border of the Dilijan National Park. Therefore, special attention was paid to the implementation of green technologies and careful integration into the environment.
After winning the Russian stage of the contest, UWC Dilijan College will be able to participate in the International part of FIABCI Prix d’Exellence Awards. The winners will be announced in Panama in May 2016.
In 2015, UWC Dilijan College also took prize at IGRA Green Roof Leadership Awards in the Trend-Setting Architecture category. Moreover, it became the winner of the European stage of International Property Awards 2015 in the Public Services Development category. UWC Dilijan College is also the only educational institution certified according to BREEAM ecological construction standards in the CIS territory.