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2010 construction awards

THE WINNERS of the 2010 Construction of the Year competition were announced on October 7, 2010, in the 16th year of this national contest for the best construction projects. Unlike in previous years, the main prize was shared by two projects in 2010: the Eurovea complex in downtown Bratislava and a 5-km stretch of the D1 highway from Sverepec to Vrtižer which includes an elevated section over the town of Považská Bystrica. In addition to these two top-prize winners, the Elesko winery near Modra was also nominated for the main prize.

THE WINNERS of the 2010 Construction of the Year competition were announced on October 7, 2010, in the 16th year of this national contest for the best construction projects. Unlike in previous years, the main prize was shared by two projects in 2010: the Eurovea complex in downtown Bratislava and a 5-km stretch of the D1 highway from Sverepec to Vrtižer which includes an elevated section over the town of Považská Bystrica. In addition to these two top-prize winners, the Elesko winery near Modra was also nominated for the main prize.

The general public was also invited to vote and the Eurovea complex won the Award of the Public. A total of 30 construction projects competed in the competition; 17 were from Bratislava and the rest were spread across Slovakia’s regions.



2010 Construction of the Year:



- Eurovea, Bratislava – a project of Ballymore Eurovea


- D1 Sverepec-Vrtižer highway in north-western Slovakia – a project of the National Highway Company



Awards given by the competition sponsors:



Award of the Building Testing and Research Institute


for the optimal usage of progressive construction materials, products or systems


- Cassovar Business Centre I in Košice



Award of the Association of Construction



Entrepreneurs of Slovakia for the highest quality of the final construction


- Elesko, a winery complex near Modra



Award of the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Faculty of Civil Engineering
for employment of science and technology and for the highest quality of realisation of the project


- D1 Sverepec-Vrtižer highway



Award of Eurostav publishing house for a comprehensive, progressive solution of an architectural design


- Reconstruction of a burgher house in Spišská Sobota



Award of the Slovak Chamber of Civil Engineers
for the best design solution in a construction project


- Manhattan, an apartment building in Bratislava



Award of ABF Slovakia
for an original urban architectural solution in a construction project


- Aircraft, a multi-functional building in Bratislava



Award of Prvá Stavebná Sporiteľna
housing savings construction bank for the apartment building of the year


- Gercenova centre, a multi-functional building in Bratislava



Awards to projects with a significant contribution to society:



Award of the Mayor of Bratislava


- The primate pavilion at Bratislava Zoo



Award of the Minister of Economy


- D1 Sverepec-Vrtižer highway


Source: www.stavbaroka.eu


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