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WISE by Amorim is awarded the Innovation Prize at BAU

January 2019

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WISE by Amorim is awarded the Innovation Prize at BAU

The prize was awarded by the prestigious architecture magazines AIT and Xia Intelligente Architecktur, in one of the main international fairs of construction materials. 

After being launched at Domotex, Cork WISE was awarded the Innovation Award for Architecture + Construction at BAU, the international fair for construction materials in Germany. The prize was awarded during the fair by the prestigious architecture magazines AIT and Xia Intelligente Architecktur in cooperation with Messe München GmbH.

Fernando Melo, CEO of Amorim Revestimentos, states that “We thank AIT and Xia Intelligente Architecktur magazines for this Innovation Prize awarded to Cork WISE. It was gratifying to see the outstanding reception we had at BAU when presenting our new generation of carbon negative flooring, the result of a strong investment in R&D. Our new product was launched worldwide and it’s already being commercialized.”

The architecture and design prize was initiated to honor products that correspond to the requirements of architects to a special degree. Functional quality, design and innovative technical solutions were important assessment criteria, as well as the variety of application.

WISE by Amorim marks the premiere of the first generation of flooring with Amorim identity. This new solution is made of cork and recycled materials, completely non PVC that results in a carbon negative footprint. It is the result of a 12 million euros investment in R&D. “Smart choice. Amazing sensations” is the motto for this new product, which stands out as a sustainable flooring without compromising the technical characteristics, like being waterproof and the possibility to install it in large areas, up to 300m², without transition strips.

About WISE by Amorim

Amongst WISE added values, it’s also a flooring solution with reinforced dimensional stability that requires minimum subfloor preparation, benefits sustained by the innovative cork core.

Wise can be installed in all areas, from residential to commercial spaces, since it’s a low maintenance and waterproof product. The product is launched in a collection of 62 Cork and Wood visuals, with three technical solutions that can be used in high traffic commercial areas (class 33) with a dimension of 1225x190x7mm.

About Amorim Revestimentos:

Amorim Revestimentos continues with its commitment of developing sustainable products with a carbon negative footprint along its life cycle, capturing more CO₂ than its emissions.

The importance of natural and sustainable materials like cork coverings is growing in the construction market. Architects and designers wish to provide exclusive solutions with added value to their projects.

About the benefits of cork flooring:

As part of Amorim Revestimentos portfolio solutions, Wise incorporates cork, which provides several benefits:

- Silence: 
cork is an extremely efficient natural sound absorber, reducing the sound up to 53%.

Natural Thermal Insulation: energy efficient, providing a pleasant touch, even when walking barefoot and an optimal temperature all year round.

Walking Comfort: cork flooring are the perfect mix to reduce heel strike impacts and related body tensions. They provide the needed stability to help the foot impulse and reduce effort on walking and decrease body fatigue.

Impact Resistance: cork flooring have a high shock absorbing performance while maintaining its resistance. This results in a very robust flooring with a long life span.

Indoor Air Quality: All of Amorim Revestimento’s products have several certificates for the Indoor Air Quality, after being tested on over 2000 potential chemicals.

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