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Prestigious ‘Talent’ award for Eight Associates daylighting expert

8th December 2015

Eight Associates’ Yiota Paraskeva has won a prestigious ‘Talent’ award at the newly established “Future Builders” awards in Sweden.  The prize, awarded by the Foundation for energy-efficient construction, in cooperation with Lund University and Property World, was made at an award ceremony held in November.

The aim of the Future Builders awards is to raise the issue of the energy efficient and sustainable construction, to encourage more people to produce new ideas and initiatives.

There were eight winners who received the 2015 prize in the Talent category.  Joint winners, Yiota Paraskeva and Vaia Vakouli, won for their thesis on daylighting in classrooms.

 

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