Yevlakh Seed Industry Campus Wins World Architecture Award
A manufacturing plant whose streamlined design allows it to produce more, and use less energy in the process, won best building in the Production, Energy and Recycling category.
At the just concluded 2010 World Architecture Festival in Barcelona, the award for the best building in the Production, Energy and Recycling category went to the Yevlakh Seed Industry Campus in Azerbaijan. Designed by the Turkish architecture firm, TOCA, Yevlakh’s production facility is equipped with latest technologies and is designed as several units of a plant operating as one machine in order to streamline the production of seeds. The integrated campus is made up of four areas and is brightly colored with underlying symbolic meanings and also features skylights and natural ventilation to maintain optimum temperature at the facility and reduce the consumption of energy.