Council House 2 (CH2) was Australia's first new commercial office building to be awarded a 6 Star Green Star design rating by the Green Building Council of Australia. Hansen Yuncken partnered with DesignInc to deliver this pilot project for the City of Melbourne’s Zero Net Emissions by 2020 Strategy. Since completion in 2006, CH2 on Little Collins Street has been regarded as a world leader in green technology.
Key environmental features of the 13-storey building include:
2007 RAIA National Award for Sustainable Architecture
2007 RAIA Victorian Architecture Award – Award for Sustainable Architecture
2007 AIB (National & Victoria) Professional Excellence Ecologically Sustainable Development
2007 MBA VIC Excellence Awards
2008 Sustainable Architecture Award, Australian Institute of Architects (National)
2009 Best Commercial Architecture, Asia Pacific Property Awards