In pictures: WAF day two victors revealed
The world’s best commercial, leisure-led building yet to be built was recognised as SSH’s Gunoot Eco Resort in Oman. The judges praised this project for its rethinking of resort masterplanning. There was, they said, 'an engaging social process, involving local communities'. They liked the fact that the project combined global technology with low-carbon, low-technology techniques, and that it had an effect on national and local policies relating to appropriate development.
Stanton Williams, Eric Parry Architects and 3XN have all picked up awards at the 5th World Architecture Festival in Singapore
A total 17 awards were announced on the second day of the festival, comprising 11 future projects prizes and six awards in other categories.
Klein Dytham Architects’s T-Site complex in Tokyo was named world’s best shopping centre while John Wardle Architects triumphed in the villa category with its Shearer’s Quarters project in Australia.
Tabanlioglu Architects’ Bodrum International Airport in Turkey was crowned world’s best transport building and Vo Trong Nghia Architects’ Binh Duong School in Vietnam received the world’s best school building title.
Stanton Williams new campus for Central Saint Martins in King’s Cross, London topped the higher education and research category and Billard Leece Partnership with Bates Smart won the health award for its Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne.
In the future awards categories, Sanjay Puri Architects won the residential award for its Terasa 153 scheme in Montenegro while Aedas Beijing was victorious in the culture category with its Beijing Artist Village Gallery project.
The world’s best commercial, leisure-led building yet to complete was recognised as SSH’s Gunoot Eco Resort in Oman and EAA-Emre Arolat Architects’ won the future projects education prize for its AGU City Campus warehouse conversion in Turkey.
Hassell’s Perry Park in Sydney was named the world’s best competition entry which has yet to be built while the future projects infrastructure category was topped by Hassell’s Tianjin Binhai Transport Interchange public realm scheme.
Osamu Morishita Architecct and Associates won the future projects commercial mixed-use prize for its JST Product Complex and the winner of the future projects house award was RTA Studio’s C3 House scheme in New Zealand.
Eric Parry Architects’ 120 Fenchurch Street office development in the City of London was named world’s best office building yet to be built and 3XN’s Rigshospitalet North Wing won the future projects health award.
The future projects experimental prize went to Hassell’s man-built islands Dongqian Lake concept design.
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