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:
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.