YEREVAN (Arka) — UWC Dilijan College won the European stage of the prestigious international competition in the field of real estate International Property Awards in the category of Public Services Development, the Initiatives for Development of Armenia (IDeA) fund said today.

It said UWC Dilijan College was recognized as the best in the category of Public Services Development in Europe, and received the highest score of the expert jury – 5 stars. The project was put forward to the final global awards of the International Property Awards, the winners of which will be announced in December 2015.

The construction of the College was carried out by Camp Ventures CJSC (Armenia) – project originator, Tim Flynn Architects (London) – chief architect of the project, RD Group Holding (Russia) – general designer and general contractor for the project.

In 2015, UWC Dilijan College won several prestigious awards: the school was awarded the IGRA Green Roof Leadership Awards in the category of “Architecture that Defines the Trend” and won the Russian stage of the FIABCI Prix d’Excellence international competition in the category of “Public Sector”. Moreover, UWC Dilijan College is the only educational institution in the CIS that has been certified under the BREEAM standards of ecological construction.

International Property Awards was founded in 1995, and today it is one of the most prestigious competitions in the field of real estate in the world. The winners are determined for such categories as Architecture, Interior Design, Development and Agents & Consultants, each of which is divided into sub-categories. The jury consists of renowned experts, who assess carefully not only the architecture of the projects, but also their compliance with the current requirements in the field of “green” construction, energy efficiency and sustainable development.

UWC Dilijan College is the joint project of philanthropists Ruben Vardanyan and Veronika Zonabend and their partners – individuals and organizations – which is carried out by IDeA (Initiatives for Development of Armenia) Foundation. UWC Dilijan College is a full member of United World Colleges (UWC) educational movement and has been accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to deliver its IB Diploma Program.-0-

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