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2012 LEAF Award Winners Announced in London

The 9th Annual Emirates Glass LEAF Awards proved to be a huge success attracting a whole host of recognisable faces from the architectural community.

The winners were selected by an impressive panel of international architects that included Irving Brauer (chairman, principal of Brauer Associates), Phil Holden (managing director of Pascall+Watson architects), Lucy Bullivant (architectural curator and critic), Paolo Brescia (partner of Open Building Research), and Kasia Fiutowska (founding partner of Sketch Design).

The 2012 shortlist included some of the world’s most iconic buildings and designs. The 2012 winners are:

Mixed-Use Building of the year award:
Steven Holl Architects with Daeyang Gallery & House, South Korea

 

Residential Building of the year award (single occupancy):
Architectureburo Govaert & Vanhoutte with Villa Roces, Bruges, Belgium

 

Residential Building of the year award (multiple occupancy):
Rafiq Azam with S.A Residence, Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

*Special Awards went to Studio Daniel Libeskind, DCA Architects PTE Ltd, with Reflections at Keppel Bay

 

Commercial Building of the year award:
WOW Architects with Vivanta Hotel, Bangalore, India

 

International Interior Design award:
Billard Leece Partnership & Bates Smart with HKS, with The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

 

Refurbishment of the year award:
Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects, with The Granary

 

*A special prize went to Masrah Al Qasba Theatre, Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, by Magma Architecture

 

Young Architect of the year award:
Marco Guarnieri, with White Grounds UK

 

Public Building award:
Musashino Art University Museum & Library Tokyo, Japan/ Sou Fujimoto Architects

 

*Special Award went to Stephen Marshall Architects, with Rothschild Archive, UK

 

Best Sustainable Development:
Arup Associates with The Druk White Lotus School, Shey, India

 

Best Future Building 2012 (joint winners):
Skidmore Owings + Merrill with Manhattan Loft Gardens, London, UK

The Rock Stadium, Al Ain, UAE

 

Lifetime Achievement in architectural Community award:
Daniel Libeskind

 

Overall winner for 2012:
Musashino Art University Museum & Library Tokyo, Japan

During this week we will be publishing some of the above award-winning projects from the LEAF Awards on Adelto.

Images courtesy of LEAF Awards.

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Assif is a luxury travel and design aficionado currently working as a BBC content producer. He holds an MA in journalism from the University of Leeds. He is partial to tea and cake - Yorkshire Tea Gold Blend please. His favourite trips include island hopping in the Seychelles, a mountain escape in Kashmir and getting lost in Hong Kong.

Assif is the current editor of Adelto Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @journolista.

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October 2, 2012 | Property | View comments

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