World Architecture Festival 2012
The winners of the World Architecture Festival 2012 were announced at the end of last week, with 37 awards honoring built and un-built work in a broad range of categories and market sectors.
Now in its fifth year, the ‘world’s largest festival and live awards for the global architecture community’ took place in Singapore over the course of three days earlier this month, with forums, events and talks focused on the annual theme of Rethink and Renew.
Though Gardens by the Bay from Wilkinson Eyre (shown above) took the main prize of World Building of the Year, there were a number of noteworthy projects featured in the pool of winners, so we’re sharing a few of our own favorite picks below...
For more on each building or project, click on the image or visit WAF's website.
New and Old Project of the Year: Plaza Espana in Adeje, Spain (Menis Arquitectos)
Future Project of the Year: Msheireb – Heart of Doha, Qatar (AECOM)
Best Future Projects, House: C3 House, New Zealand (RTA Studio)
Best Future Projects, Mixed-Use: JST Product Complex, Japan (Ozamu Morishita & Associates)
Best Future Projects, Infrastructure: Tianjin Binhai High Speed Rail station, China (HASSELL)
Best Future Projects, Cultural Building: Beijing Artist Village Gallery, China (Aedas)
Best Projects, Civic and Community: Salorge, France (Arcau)Stop by WAF’s website to download official press releases for additional insights, information and details from each team, as well as jury comments.
Photos are courtesy of Architectural Record online; to view a slideshow of more of the winning projects, visit this link, and let us know if we missed any of your favorites in our round-up...