20 November 2012 — Architect, Professor Siegbert Zanettini, responsible for transforming Brazil’s built environment, has been presented with the second annual World Green Building Council David Gottfried Global Green Building Entrepreneurship Award. Professor Zanettini is a pioneer in the use of new clean technologies and building systems. WorldGBC and US Green Building Council founder David Gottfried said Professor Zanettini was selected for his distinguished lifetime contribution to the development and growth of Brazil’s sustainable construction sector. Professor Zanettini has worked on more than 1200 projects, from offices and schools, to hospitals and sports arenas, and his sustainability principles are now widely used throughout the region.