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Prizes and acknowledgements


Since our launch, at CompactHabit we have received prizes for our work in innovation and industrialisation. These are notable within a sector as resistant to evolution as construction.

To date, the prizes and acknowledgements received are:

  • 2007: prize for technological innovation, awarded by CONSTRUMAT.
  • 2008: prize for the incorporation of new technologies in homes, awarded by INCASÒL.
  • 2008: Prize “Urbanisme i Territori 2008” by the Cambra de Comerç de Manresa
  • 2010: selected in the “Gallery of Innovation” at the International Energy Efficiency Fair GENERA 2010.
  • 2009: Josep Tragant – Prize “Bagenc de l’any” by the Jove Cambra Internacional de Manresa.
  • 2010: "Fem Indústria" prize award by the "Col·legi d’Enginyers Industrials de Catalunya" (EIC), and the "Eduard Soler" Foundation. (FES).
  • 2010: Innovation in Building award by the "Col·legi d’Aparelladors, Arquitectes Tècnics i Enginyers de l’Edificació de Barcelona". (CAATEEB).
  • 2010: recognition and inclusion in the European “Green Building” programme due to the degree of sustainability and energy efficiency of the university accommodation on the Montilivi Campus in Girona (University of Girona)
  • 2011: recognition and award of the Swiss energy certification “Minergie” for the degree of sustainability and energy efficiency of the university accommodation of Vallès School of Architecture (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC).
  • 2011: Josep Tragant – Prize “Pollet d’Or” of Expobages.
  • 2012: Novabuild Innovation Prize to the eMii system improvements in the Novabuild Fair held in Valencia on 29 of February and 1 and 2 of March of 2012.
  • Compact Habit S.L. and Construction d'Aro, 2012: Greenbuilding prize awarded by the European Commission to the promoters of the new buildings that stand out for their low environmental impact, energy efficiency and technological innovation.
  • 2012: PIME Award at the most competitive medium enterprise of the 2011
  • 2012: awarded in the “VI Premios NAN 2012 Arquitectura y Construcción” for the best building material in the category of structures, facades, roofs and partitions.
  • 2013: Special Mention in the Edification category of CONSTRUMAT prizes 2013.
  • 2013: Best poster award, SB13 Munich Conference– Implementing Sustainability, Barriers and Chances. 
  • 2013: Innovation Award to the Student Residence of ETSAV Campus in Sant Cugat del Vàllès (Barcelona) – 2012 Catalonia Social Housing Awards
  • 2013: Finalists in Architecture Category of 2013 FAD awards for the 57 units of student housing in the Polytechnic University of Catalonia in Sant Cugat del Vallès.
  • 2014: Standardization by the North American insurer BakerRisk of the Compact Habit module as a structural module with the classification of medium risk of explosion in industrial enclosures.