ModCell® shortlisted for CIOB Award

ModCell® are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted for the CIOB International Innovation & Research Awards 2013 in the Innovation Achiever’s Award category.

The Innovation Achiever’s Award recognises outstanding industry-based innovation that has improved upon – or extended beyond – current expectations of best practice. The Award aims to celebrate individual excellence in innovation.

Shortlisted companies are to give a presentation to judges on Thursday 16th January. The presentation and interview will take place at the Cedars, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading.

ModCell® entered the Hayesfield School in Bath as an example Innovation. The Hayesfield school used ModCell® for the main structure of the building. ModCell® straw bale walls and ModCell® straw bale roof cassette system. The internal wall used CLT (Cross laminated timber) as the internal walls and floors.

Hayesfield has already won a number of awards:
Green Energy Awards 2013 - 'Best Energy Efficiency' category
'Gold' Green Apple Award 2013 - The Built Environment and Architectural Heritage' category
BaNES Design Quality Award 2012
LABC (Local Authority Building Control) Design Quality Awards 2012: Winner for the Public/Commercial category