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LIXIL’s GROHE and American Standard Celebrate Excellence at the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2023-24

LIXIL's reputed brands, GROHE, and American Standard, recently celebrated their remarkable accomplishments within the architecture, interior design, real estate, and property development sectors during the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2023-24.

The vibrant city of Bangkok, Thailand, hosted this year's awards ceremony, serving as a platform to showcase exceptional projects and industry excellence throughout the region.

The event honored 362 winning companies across the Asia Pacific, culminating in a grand gala where the prestigious GROHE Award for Sustainability and the esteemed American Standard Award for Innovation were announced and presented.

The International Property Awards is globally recognized as one of the most prestigious and significant accolades in the property industry. The Asia Pacific Property Awards, a division of the International Property Awards (IPA), attracted an impressive number of over 850 registrations from companies spanning the region. A distinguished panel of more than 100 industry experts and peers meticulously evaluated the entries, considering design, quality, service, innovation, originality, and a solid commitment to sustainability.

Affirming LIXIL & IPA partnership - Satoshi Konagai, Leader, LWT APAC (right)

with Stuart Shield, Founder, IPA (left)

Impactful seminar by Antoine Besseyre des Horts, Leader, LIXIL Global Design, Asia

Participating in the IPA awards significantly benefits companies, elevating their reputation and branding. Winning projects receive heightened public visibility, and companies gain valuable networking opportunities. The Asia Pacific Property Awards ceremony showcased a remarkable gathering of 362 winning companies from across the region in the Architecture, Interior Design, Real Estate, and Property Development sectors, with some companies earning multiple accolades. China emerged as the leader with the highest number of awards (113), closely followed by Thailand (96), India (46), Australia (11), Singapore (40), Indonesia (33), and the Philippines (22).

The full list of winners can be found at this link: Link to the full list of winners.

Inaugural GROHE Sustainability Award presented to the Six Senses Residences The Forestias project

by Magnolia Quality Development Corporation Limited

Inaugural American Standard Innovation Award to the Nantong Golden Eagle World project by Lead8

Satoshi Konagai, Leader of LIXIL Water Technology, Asia Pacific, expressed pride in LIXIL's GROHE and American Standard brands as headline sponsors for the esteemed Asia Pacific Property Awards for the fifth consecutive year.

"LIXIL's GROHE and American Standard brands are proud to be headline sponsors for the prestigious Asia Pacific Property Awards for the fifth consecutive year. We are pleased to receive and welcome our key industry partners to Bangkok. The property industry is steadily growing across the region, and we note increasing demand for projects that enhance personal health & well-being and sustainability, particularly in premium property projects. We are pleased to curate a special showcase for IPA guests of our GROHE SPA Rainshower Aqua Ceiling Shower and American Standard Acacia SupaSleek solutions to meet this growing need."

Adele Tao, Leader of LIXIL Water Technology in Greater China, emphasized the significance of the Asia Pacific Property Awards in recognizing exceptional property projects and honoring the dedicated individuals and companies responsible for their success.

"The Asia Pacific Property Awards acknowledges outstanding property projects and honors the dedicated people and companies behind that success. We are delighted to collaborate closely with the IPA to bring this event to Asia while further supporting industry excellence with the special GROHE Award for Sustainability and American Standard Award for Innovation. Moreover, it serves to sharpen thought leadership through expert panels and engaging discussions on important macro trends and industry challenges. We look forward to further fruitful collaborations with the IPA and our industry partners."

In conjunction with the thought leadership panels, Antoine Besseyre des Horts, Leader of LIXIL Global Design in Asia, conducted a seminar highlighting how LIXIL's power brands, Grohe and American Standard, address three major macro trends: health and well-being, sustainability, and urbanization. The forum showcased solutions that enable the creation of customized bathroom experiences while promoting sustainable behaviors without compromising consumer satisfaction.

American Standard Acacia SupaSleek showcase

GROHE Spa Rainshower Aqua Ceiling Shower showcase

As a global leader in water technology, LIXIL impacts the lives of over 1 billion consumers worldwide through its portfolio of industry-leading brands, including GROHE and American Standard. Sustainability has been a core value of the GROHE brand for over two decades, exemplified by initiatives focused on circular products, reduced plastic packaging, and the utilization of renewable solar energy in manufacturing processes. GROHE introduced the GROHE Award for Sustainability to recognize projects prioritizing sustainability, benefiting the planet and society's well-being.

LIXIL takes great pride in announcing and extending congratulations to the Six Senses Residences The Foresters project, the deserving recipient of the inaugural GROHE Sustainability Award. As a trailblazer in sustainable practices, Six Senses exemplifies how a breathtaking sanctuary can coexist harmoniously with local communities and ecosystems. The project implements the Miyawaki Method of reforestation, reintroducing native trees and animals to their natural habitats and fostering a self-sustaining ecosystem through the natural cycle.

Energy consumption is optimized through a central utility plant, while integrated water management, innovative light management systems, and sustainable transportation contribute to residents' secure and dependable living environment.

With a rich heritage spanning nearly 150 years, American Standard continues to be recognized for purposeful design and groundbreaking innovations in bathroom and kitchen solutions that enhance everyday living for consumers. The American Standard Award for Innovation celebrates ingenious solutions that cater to the needs of consumers, elevating their daily experiences.

LIXIL is thrilled to announce that the Nantong Golden Eagle World project in Nantong, China, has emerged as the inaugural winner of the American Standard Innovation Award. Congratulations are extended to this mixed-use development, which creatively brings the essence of the outdoors indoors, establishing a vibrant green realm for the community. This innovative architectural design fosters an environment that encourages exploration and an active lifestyle.

The development also addresses the evolving trends in the workplace by integrating co-working spaces and communal areas, promoting casual interactions. Beyond being merely an office or a residential space, this development incorporates innovative features that enhance the daily lives of its residents and users.


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