“The Oscars of Green Building”-BRE China Awards & BREEAM 30th Anniversary announces winners of BREEAM buildings

BRE China has announced the winners of its BRE China Awards 2021 at a gala event held on March 3rd at the Langham Shanghai.

In order to comply with pandemic prevention and control, the awards ceremony strictly followed the government’s guidelines and was held as a hybrid event. For the first time, invited guests were given the opportunity to choose between attending the event on-site or virtually. The event attracted over 100 attendees attending offline, and gained tens of thousands of online unique views.

A range of key stakeholders gathered together to celebrate key achievements from BREEAM projects and project teams in Greater China. This included government leaders from China’s real estate and property management industry, domestic and foreign authoritative experts in the field of green buildings and human settlements, mainstream media reporters and other professionals.

The BRE China awards recognise the BREEAM projects and organisations that, in the view of the independent judging panel, provide the best balance between performance, replicability and innovation.

The awards cover a variety of sectors including residential, commercial and industrial as well as project types such as new construction, refurbishment and in-use.

30 years of BREEAM

This year BREEAM celebrates its 30th Birthday, and the numbers since its launch speak for themselves. With over 590,000 certificates issued and over 2,310,000 registered buildings across 90 countries, BRE has so much to celebrate.

To this year’s winners-BRE thanks you for all the support and advocacy for BREEAM over the last three decades.

Looking ahead, BREEAM will continue to create a movement for sustainability within the built environment while working towards a positive future for all that use BREEAM and benefit from its impact. BRE will ensure that BREEAM can continue to be a driving force for change for the next 30 years and beyond.

Shamir Ghumra, Director of BREEAM, BRE Global


The 2021 BRE China Award-winning buildings were:

BREEAM In-Use Commercial Award:

International Commerce Centre, Sun Hung Kai Properties Limited

BREEAM In-Use Residential Award:

HongQiao Green Country, Landsea Green Life

BREEAM Residential Award-Design Award:

Zhongrui Eco City – White Peak

BREEAM Residential Award-Post Construction Award:


BREEAM Commercial Award – Design Award:

Landsea Green Life – Landsea Group

BREEAM Commercial Award- Post Construction Award:

Shenzhen World – China Merchants Shekou

BREEAM Refurbishment & Fit-Out Award:

IKEA City Shanghai Jing’an

BREEAM Innovation Award:

Qingdao Eden Project – China Jinmao

Mutual-Recognition Award:

Wenzhou Jinmao Palace – China Jinmao

Your BREEAM Award:

China Europe International City C-10 Plot – China Jinmao

Assessor of the Year:

Song Dan – Terao Group

BREEAM Most Valued Partner Award:

China Jinmao

GRESB/BREEAM Asia Award for Best Performing Entity:

White Peak

GRESB/BREEAM Asia Award for Individual Leadership Investor:

YK Park, APG Asia

GRESB/BREEAM Asia Award for Individual Leadership Manager:

Dr. Raymond Yau, Swire Properties


Browse other BREEAM news


contemporary apartments

Advancing ESG: Driving asset sustainability with BREEAM and GRESB

Hear from Breana Wheeler, US Director of Operations at BREEAM, and Dan Winters, Senior Director of Market Development and Strategic ...
The hub sustainable building

Enhancing sustainability assessments: Successful migration of BREEAM In-Use to BREEAM Projects platform

BREEAM In-Use upgraded onto the BREEAM Projects platform providing a standardised user interface, optimised performance and  improved efficiency in accessing ...
Biodiversity and the natural environment | BREEAM

Building an effective net zero strategy with BREEAM

Investors and owners in every major real estate market in the world are grappling with the risks and opportunities presented ...
An array of solar panels sits in front of a setting sun

Driving global alignment: how BREEAM, SBTi and CRREM work towards net zero carbon sustainability initiatives

Through the integration of corporate standards like SBTi and CRREM's carbon budgets, BREEAM offers a comprehensive, integrated solution to effectively communicate ...
new construction project
| BREEAM News, International

BREEAM New Construction Version 6.1 launched in response to updated building regulations

BREEAM UK New Construction Version 6.1 has launched in response to updated building regulations in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland ...
The gesticulating arms of an unseen person sits at a desk. On the desk sits a mobile phone and a laptop with a blurred screen

Driving change: BREEAM and net zero carbon update

As the need to address the impact of the built environment becomes more urgent, the launch of BREEAM Version 7 ...

Get in touch

Contact us now or call us on +443333218811 if you would like to talk to our team about how BREEAM can support you.