Gallery: Malaysia’s Stunning Green Diamond Building Wins Southeast Asia...

Credit: Green Building Index
 
The ASEAN Centre for Energy has awarded its top prize in the ASEAN Energy Awards (AEA) to the Diamond Building, the eight-story headquarters of the Energy Commission (Suruhanjaya Tenaga) of Malaysia in Putrajaya. The passive-design, energy-efficient structure is designed to use mostly natural light and to consume about one-third the amount of energy of a conventional building of its size. The building, completed in 2009, earned Platinum ratings under Malaysia's Green Building Index (GBI) and Singapore's Green Mark program.

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  1. sir sparks October 15, 2012 at 4:23 pm

    Another typical example of architects caring more about their career (I did the most extravagant ) than a cost effective high efficiency building. I agree it looks pretty but we all need SAVINGS! 10% solar powered is pathetic.

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