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Top of the Props

Find out the winners of this year’s Top of the Props

When working on our recently published magazine – The Measure – we decided to launch our first ever awards.

Aptly called Top of the Props, we wanted to find the very best companies, projects and individuals who are leading the way in the PropTech industry.

Our judges had a difficult time choosing between lots of really great applications, but they finally came to a unanimous verdict for each of our eight categories.

A big well done to all of the very deserving winners – find out more about the great work they’re doing below!

1. The no bullshit smart building project – sponsored by AirThings

Winner: Cadworks, Glasgow 

It’s hard to cut through the noise these days, but Cadworks in Glasgow has gone above and beyond. With a mission to make working easier and more enjoyable, Cadworks features modern essentials like a cycle-in ramp, activity-based spaces and a focus on community. 

2. The smartest of the smart buildings projects – sponsored by Equiem

Winner: WaSTeLeSS Project, Switzerland

When it comes to water conservation, The WaSTeLeSS project in Switzerland is smarter than smart. By monitoring and predicting hot water demand with cutting-edge technology, the new water management platform will increase transparency and reduce CO2 emissions.

Commendation: Sharry, Czech Republic

3. Collaboration of the year 

Winner: Equiem and Canary Wharf Group

Canary Wharf Group has teamed up with Equiem to bring everything London's central business district has to offer into a single online platform. By improving the experience of residents, office occupiers, retailers, restaurateurs, and visitors alike, this collaboration is certainly making Canary Wharf a destination in its own right.

4. Best retrofit – sponsored by VergeSense

Winner: GMS Global Media Services GmbH (Allianz Real Estate Sky Office)

We’re big fans here of the old adage that the most sustainable building is one that already exists, and this is definitely the case with the upgrade to Allianz Real Estate's Sky Office in Düsseldorf. This prominent office building, housing many renowned businesses, is now a data-driven space that is fit for the future.

5. Unsung hero 

Winner: Peter Brooks (Accenture)

This category is all about celebrating the person who’s always trucking away in the background making sure everything gets done, and who better to call out than Peter Brooks. For the past 12 months, he has been the man on the ground, getting his hands dirty every single day to move Accenture’s smart building deployment forward. 

Commendation: Jack Lake and Lyndsay Close (amBX) – joint

6. Tech for good pioneers 

Winner: amBX

We love seeing tech being used to improve the world around us, and amBX’s lighting platform, SmartCore, does just that. Based on circular economy principles, this innovative system future-proofs existing infrastructure and brings data together from disparate systems to make buildings more sustainable.

Commendation: Ailuna

7. Tech star 2022 

Winner: Ganga Bisht ( is on a mission to eliminate all small power wasted energy, and this involves collecting and processing huge amounts of data. We want to celebrate Ganga Bisht – the company’s data whizz – who has done some incredible work behind the scenes on all of the key algorithms and machine learning that make the product so great.

8. Power product 2022 

Winner: Smart Server IoT (EnOcean)

SmartServer IoT represents our favorite kind of tech – flexible, extensible, and easy to use. With a unique combination of an open standards-based approach, along with end-to-end integration support, SmartServer IoT enables efficient development and integration, transparent licensing, and straightforward support for system extensions.


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