Green Solutions Awards 2020-21: vote for your favourite projects!

Professionals can now discover the projects in competition for the Green Solutions Awards 2020-21. The competing buildings, districts and infrastructures are exemplary: these case studies are always an inexhaustible source of inspiration, providing best practices and innovative solutions.

Wide mobilisation of the sustainable construction pioneers

This 2021 edition is rich in innovative, exemplary, but also replicable projects that are already paving the way for the cities of tomorrow. The competition is gathering 192 participants, including 148 buildings, 29 infrastructures, and 15 districts.

Professionals from all over the world have responded to Construction21’s call. Twenty-five countries are represented: some well-known such as Belgium, China, France, Germany, Morocco, Spain (corresponding to Construction21’s platforms), and some unusual and even new ones like Benin, Canada, Moldova, Russia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, and the United Arab Emirates.

The candidates provide their peers with a broad overview of global know-how of the sector. They will first compete at a national level, before being confronted for the international final.

All of these exemplary projects can be discovered at any time on The candidates from other platforms will progressively be translated and published in English.

Vote for the Users’ Choice Award

Which building, district, and infrastructure will win in their category? The choice is yours! Browse the list of candidates and vote for your favourite projects.

Do you have a crush on a project? Share it on social media or by e-mail: by giving it extra visibility, you too can contribute to informing the profession and accelerate the industry’s transition.

Votes are open until May 31. How to vote


Towards the selection of the winners

All national winners will be announced by the end of June 2021. Two types of jury reward the competing projects:

The Expert Jury

  • For each category, specialists in sustainable construction and cities are mobilised to select the best performing projects, and most likely to be replicated on a large scale.

The online vote by professionals

  • From the 1st of April to the 31th of May, professionals are invited to vote online on the different construction21 websites, in order to designate the Users’ Choice winners. VOTE!


The candidates, which are numerous and diversified (both geographically and in terms of types) make a valuable panel for establishing trends in sustainable construction in participating countries. A detailed analysis of the 2020-21 edition’s trends will be published on Construction21 in the coming weeks.

There are, as in each edition, a strong representation of housing and office buildings. But we also note the participation of more atypical projects such as a shelter for giraffesrefurbishment of historical buildings and of a castle. Finally, construction in hot climates is highlighted in the competition with 5 projects, located in Sri Lanka, India, and Benin.

Discover the candidates