Touring The World Of Architecture: Week 40

by | 03. Oct 2013

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By Christopher William Reeves

A simple version of Touring the World of Architecture this week. The focus; the 2013 World Architecture Festival in Singapore. Architectural inspiration at every turn!

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The 2013 edition of the World Architecture Festival is currently being held in Singapore. Fresh off the printers comes news of the award category winners. Get your finger scrolling down to catch who won what!

Completed Projects Winners:

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House category – The Left-Over-Space House (Australia), Cox Rayner Architects, Casey and Rebekah Vallance

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Housing category – 28th Street Apartments (USA), Koning Eizenberg Architecture

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Office category – Statoil Regional and International offices (Norway) A-Lab

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Higher Education and research category – University of Exeter: Forum Project (UK), Wilkinson Eyre Architects

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Display category – The Blue Planet (Denmark), 3NX

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Religion category – Sancaklar Mosque (Turkey), EAA – Emre Arolat Architects 

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Schools category – Fontys Sports College (Netherlands) Mecanoo International

Shopping category – Emporia (Sweden), Wingardh Arkitektkontor

Future Projects Winners:

Health category:
New Sulaibikhat Medical Center (Kuwait) AGi Architects

House category: Meditation House (Lebanon), MZ Architects

Commercial Mixed Use category: New Office in Central London (UK), Allford Hall Monaghan Morris 

Office category: Selcuk Ecza Headquarters (Turkey), Tabanlioglu Architects

Leisure-Led Development category: Singapore Sports Hub (Singapore), Singapore Sports Hub Design Team (DP Architects and Arup associates)

Masterplanning category: Earls Court Masterplan (UK) Farrells 

Infrastructure category: Brisbane Ferry Terminals Post-Flood Recovery (Australia), Cox Rayner Architects


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week-40-The Marsan Mediatheque.jpgThe Marsan Mediatheque. Image Courtesy of archi5

2013 LEAF Award Winners Announced

Now in its tenth year, the Emirates Glass LEAF Awards honour the architects designing the buildings and solutions that are setting the benchmark for the international architectural community.

17 different awards were given to various projects and architects, with one overall winner, The Marsan Mediatheque. See the complete list of winners here.


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The making of O (Omicron) A permanent installation directed by Romain Tardy & Thomas Vaquié Hala Stulecia, Wroclaw, Poland.