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elcome to the World’s Best Architecture 2019-2020. This is the result of a whole year’s programme of Awards covering Africa, Arabia, Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe, and the UK.

The winning companies appearing in this book represent some of the finest property companies working across the world today. These are firms who have achieved exceptional levels of quality and service. The International Property Awards have been running since 1993 and have grown in strength and popularity year on year. With thousands of entries from hundreds of companies, the Awards is the world’s largest and most prestigious programme recognising excellence in the industry. Every winner in this publication should be justifiably proud of their success. We wish them the best of success in continuing and exceeding the superb standards they have already demonstrated.

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Index 06 Supporters 08 Judges 12 Aedas 16 Spatial Design Architects 17 Varosliget Ltd 20 Jaspers-Eyers Architects 22 LWK + PARTNERS 24 Uribe + Arquitectos 25 UDesign 26 TwoG Architecture JSC 27 TWS & Partners 30 Sarco Architects Costa Rica 31 AGA Architects Pte Ltd 32 QHC Architects & Engineers 33 Abbass Ajami (AA Architects) 34 Dar Al Omran Engineering Consultants - KSA 35 Nirvana Daii PLC 36 Smallwood Architects 37 Altus Hospitality 40 Nest At Amami Beach Villas 41 Modern Asset 42 BIM Land - BIM Group 43 Melco Resorts & Entertainment 44 Arab Architects 46 Luka Living s.r.o. 47 PES-Architects 50 C.Kairouz Architects 51 AR Architecture 52 Regal London 53 Squillace Architects & Salvo Property Group 54 B G J F Consultancy Services PVT Ltd 55 Appel Design Group Architects, PA 58 Ben Cunliffe Architects Limited 59 Dean Thomas Design Group 60 iki design group 61 Belvedere Residences 62 Alinco Ltd. 64

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The Judging Panel The judging panel for the International Property Awards is composed of experts and experienced members across a wide range of disciplines and property-related specialities. Their time and expertise is donated free of charge. Chairmen of the International Property Awards Lord Best, Earl of Caithness and Lord Thurso Peter Anscombe Senior Corporate Director, Edwardian Group Judith Baker Writer & Editor Kunle Barker Property Expert, TV presenter Nick Bentley Founder & Creative Director, Uniform David Bentheim Founder, Bentheim London Richard Billett Managing Director, Maisons Marques et Domaines Ltd Li Boatwright Owner & Founder, Storrington PR Peter Bolton-King Gobal Director of Professionalism and Ethics, RICS Doreen Boulding Hotel and Leisure consultant, DMB Associates Russell Bragg Managing Director, Bragg and Co Xavier Calloc’h Director, Yacht Investor, Yacht Investor Lucy Cann Contract & Luxury Manager, Dedar UK Ltd Victoria Chazova Negotiator, Knight Frank LLP Matthew Clare Executive Director, Trident Building Consultancy Kelly Collins Head of Interior Design, Lombok & the Ochre House Richard Cotton Non Executive Chairman, AHR Architects Katrina Craig C ie e utive er otel olutions artners i Kevin Crawford Managing Director (MCIAT), Crawford Architectural Geoff Cresswell Managing Director, RDG Planning and Design Max Davidson Freelance Property Editor Jon Eaglesham Managing Director, Barr-Gazetas Architects Imtiaz Farookhi Independent Property Expert Nick Farrow Chairman, Farrows Ltd Frederick Fischer Senior Director, Lalique Lucy Fox Director, Storrington PR Matt Gaskin Head of School of Architecture, Oxford Brookes University Will Gibbs Managing Director, KLC School of Design Ian Graham Principal Consultant, The Hotel Solutions Partnership Nishant Grover C ie eratin er sset orl Co t Jo Hamilton Owner & Creative Director, Jo Hamilton Interiors Simon Hamilton Studio Manager, Reddy Architecture Annie Hampson C ie lannin er an evelo ment ire tor e artment of the Built Environment, City of London Jennifer Hardi Senior Lecturer Architectural Technology (MCIAT), London South Bank University Richard Hartshorn Regional Director, NHBC Sean Hatcher Design Director, MCM Architecture Ltd Niall Healy Managing Director (MCIAT), Healy Cornelius Design Consultancy Steven Hedley Managing Director (MCIAT), Hedley Design Ltd David Hind resi ent sia a i nstitute o vents ana ement Justin Hogbin, Interim Manager, Richard Mille Watches Del Hossain Managing Director, Adrem Ilker Hussein Commercial Director, Laufen Bathrooms AG Adam Jacot de Bonoid Writer Rebecca Johnson Managing Director, Lothian Bell Ltd Mike Jordan Chairman, Cornish Stairways International Muslim Kanji Chairman, Cruxton Business Travel Yama Karim Partner, Studio Libeskind Jill Keene Editor, International Property & Travel Dawn Kitchener Managing Director, Blocc Interiors Mia Kitsinis Design Director, Accouter Design 8

James Lawrence-Felton Head of Land Operations, Securewest International Nick Lee Founder and PR Director, Niche PR Paul Lewis Founder, Altham Lewis Architects Roy Ling Managing Director, RL Capital Management Andrew Link Head of Operations, FTSquared Hugh Lumby Partner & Head of Global Real Estate, Ashurst LLP Duncan MacArthur Principal, Hotel Solutions Steve Macfarlane Director, Metro Projects Bill McClintock Chairman, Guild of Property Professionals Guy Medd Consultant Shalini Misra Founder & Creative Director, Shalini Misra Ltd Christian Mole Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP Christian Morris Director, Yotomo Architecture Studio Helen Oldfield ire tor nit Katherine O’Shea Associate - Strategic Solutions, Advice & Investments, Coutts Ed Park Director, Park designed Penny Patterson Director, Make it so Design Hilary Philpott Director of PR/Communications, JW Marriott Grosvenor House, Gegrory Phillips Owner, Gregory Phillips Architects David Reynolds Owner, Bloomsbury Project Management Philippe Rossiter Retired from the Master Inn Holders Nadya Ruvinsky International Projects & Design Consultant, Rusigner (Nadya Ruvisnky Ltd) Julien Sannier Commercial Director, Lombok Sophie Sannier Owner, Jack and Tara Celia Sawyer CEO, Celia Sawyer Interior Architecture & Design Jeanette Schuchmann e ut ire tor ational ourist e Nigel Sellars Associate Director, Global Property Standards, RICS Kevin Sew Associate Director, HODESCO (Hotel design consultancy) Helen Shield Editor-in-Chief, International Property & Travel David Smith Managing Director, DS Property Specialists Jill Starley-Grainger Editorial Director, Inscribe Content Patrick Story Design Director, Sequoia London Paul Tayler Consultant Valuer Mark Taylor Area Manager, Silent Gliss Ltd Sue Timney Interior Designer Tricia Topping Director, Carlyle Consultants Paul Vick Founder, Paul Vick Architects Dean Wade Property and Construction Group Executive, London Chamber of Commerce John Walker Executive Director, CTF Local Andrea Watson Freelance property journalist Eddie Weir Principal Partner (MCIAT), Architectural Design Partnership Gillian Wheatcroft Head of PR & Marketing, Janine Stone & Co Tony Whitbread Ed Williams Partner & Head of Global Real Estate, Fletcher Priest Architects Stuart Wilsdon Independent Design Consultant Jan Wilson President, RPW Design Georgina Wood Head of Interior Design, Taylor Howes Designs

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Pulsa, Hong Kong, China

Hefei Galaxy Park, Hefei, China

Tianshan Gate of the World, Shijiazhuang, China

A 2019-2020

   of the world’s leading architecture and design practices, specialising in design solutions tailored to the needs of cities and communities around the globe. The company has been phenomenally successful by achieving an impressive 14 awards. Pulsa is a residential development of eight individual houses in the region’s most spectacular Repulse Bay on Hong Kong Island. Hence, symbolically, the design is based on ribbon which is analogous to the movement of a wave. Practically, the ribbons respond to the spatial requirement of different functions inside the buildings and create an architecture with a changing profile for different perspectives. By the diffraction and reflection of the curves, residents are always surrounded by the adjoining natural beauty. Hefei Galaxy Park is an experience-oriented retail centre in China with a design that embraces a metaphor of the cultural backdrop of Anhui Province. The Yellow Mountain is the province’s most popular tourist destination due

to its picturesque scenery of sunsets, rocks, hot springs and views of clouds below. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the mountain and its terrain have been translated by Aedas into the shopping centre’s two dynamic outlines and layered volumes. Vertical greenery cascades down from roof gardens to outdoor terraces creating an attractive urban oasis. Tianshan Gate of the World in China is a large scale, mixed-use project in Shijiazhuang’s new development zone. Plot 27, Phase II features a 450-metre high International Finance Centre with Grade A offices, serviced apartments, a five-star hotel, restaurants, a sky club with infinity pool and an observatory spiral flying deck at the summit. The art of Yan-Zhao, which is the beauty of the curved form of Chinese zither, has been integrated within the tower’s design. By expressing the spiritual elements of flowing, dancing sleeves and instruments’ strings, a rhythmic beauty is formed. Taichung Commercial Bank Headquarters, Taiwan is a 210-metre high tower. It combines

WORLD’S BEST ARCHITECTURE TIANSHAN GATE OF THE WORLD BY ARCHITECT: AEDAS CLIENT: TIANSHAN GROUP Award Winner ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE HONG KONG Pulsa by Architect: Aedas Client: Winfield Investments Ltd Award Winner RETAIL ARCHITECTURE CHINA Hefei Galaxy Park by Architect: Aedas Client: Yuzhou Properties Company Limited

 BEST COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE TAIWAN Taichung Commercial Bank Headquarters by Architect: Aedas Client: Taichung Bank and Y.S.L. Architect & Associates 12

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Suzhou Hong Leong City Center, Suzhou, China

Taichung Commercial Bank Headquarters, Taichung, Taiwan

the bank’s business hall, commercial office space, a hotel and supporting facilities. The client envisioned an iconic landmark which could represent the bank’s economic gesture in the Taichung development area. As well as isolating each function’s use separately, the hotel client wished to add some entertainment facilities. These included a high-rise rooftop club, outdoor swimming pool and a cantilevered ballroom, all within the tower. These requirements represented the greatest challenges in the project’s design solutions. Aedas devised four different design concepts before deciding on the one that took its origins from the Chinese character ‘Chung’, based on the Taichung Commercial Bank’s logo. Instead of stacking all the building’s large functions such as the ballroom and pool in a singular tower, the design creates two separate blocks with a vertical void in the middle of the building to accommodate facilities. Suzhou Hong Leong City Center is a mixed-use development in China with

Suzhou Chiway Jinji Lake Project, Suzhou, China

unobstructed views of the Jinji Lake. Its design seeks to harmonise with Suzhou’s breathtaking landscape. After adhering to planning restrictions, the development’s commercial podium and four towers are reminiscent of Suzhou’s famous terraced tea plantations. The design is both accessible and porous, evoking the feeling that one could walk into, on, over and under it. A plethora of functions along the periphery of the building will also attract those from the local and global community. Suzhou Chiway Jinji Lake Project is a mixed-use development in the heart of the Jinji lake district in China. It consists of two site parcels that are to be developed in conjunction with one another. The aim is to provide a new tourist destination for travellers and local families to enjoy the iconic Jinji Lake view and set a precedent for the integrated hotel/leisure and commercial mixed-use project in Suzhou. The client stipulated several key objectives in the brief – to provide an open and cultural entertainment area, with a trendy retail and



31/F, One Island East, 18 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong t: +852 2861 1728 f: +852 2529 6419 e: hongkong@aedas.com w: www.aedas.com

 BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE TAIWAN Taichung Commercial Bank Headquarters by Architect: Aedas Client: Taichung Bank and Y.S.L. Architect & Associates Award Winner RETAIL ARCHITECTURE CHINA Suzhou Hong Leong City Center by Architect: Aedas Client: City Developments Limited Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE CHINA Suzhou Chiway Jinji Lake Project by Architect: Aedas Client: Chiwayland Group Award Winner RETAIL ARCHITECTURE CHINA Suzhou Chiway Jinji Lake Project by Architect: Aedas Client: Chiwayland Group World’s Best Architecture

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Zhuhai Hengqin CRCC Plaza, Zhuhai, China

Zhuhai Hengqin Headquarters Complex Project & Zhuhai Hengqin Mixed-use Project, Zhuhai, China


F&B mall, whilst incorporating a luxury lakeside boutique hotel and a residential complex in the form of an iconic landmark to supplement the previous and now outdated Jinji Lake Ferris Wheel development. Aedas was commissioned to master-plan the two sites and lakeside park, then further develop their commercial components. This resulted in a masterplan that was designed to resemble the historical depiction of the golden phoenix – a composition that offers the design flexibility to achieve all the principle objectives set out by the client. Zhuhai Hengqin CRCC Plaza is located on Hengqin Island, Zhuhai, China. Facing Macao, this area is becoming an increasingly open and creative city development zone. Based on the client’s corporate culture, the China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC), and the city, Aedas created an architectural design giving maximum consideration to both people and nature. With this in mind, the mixed-use development creates a loop in the sky which symbolises integration, connection and communication. It features a signature

Changsha Jinmao Tower, Changsha, China

sky bridge that links all four towers within the project and offers office, retail and leisure facilities as well as outdoor terraces. Zhuhai Hengqin Headquarters Complex Project & Zhuhai Hengqin Mixed-Use Project is in a prime area on Hengqin Island in Zhuhai, China. The former’s design stems from the Chinese myth of a totem of two dragons chasing a pearl, symbolising people looking for better lives. The towers portray a sense of strength and power, while the banqueting building below looks like an exquisite pearl. The podium design then echoes the nearby Lotus Bridge, resembling a blooming lotus flower with its leaves wrapping around the shopping centre. The design concept for Zhuhai Hengqin Mixed-Use Project is inspired by the elegant cruising movement of a Dragon Fish. The contour of the streamlined tower and dynamic physique of the fish not only enriches the city skyline but also fulfils all functional and planning requirements. Changsha Jinmao Tower in China is a commercial high-rise development. Its design

Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE CHINA Zhuhai Hengqin CRCC Plaza by Architect: Aedas Client: CRCC Award Winner COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE CHINA Zhuhai Hengqin Headquarters Complex Project & Zhuhai Hengqin Mixed-use Project

by Architect: Aedas Client: Zhuhai Hengqin Headquarters Building Development Co., Ltd. Award Winner COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE CHINA Changsha Jinmao Tower by Architect: Aedas Client: China Jinmao Holdings Group Limited


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Hotel Indigo Hongqiao, Shanghai, China

Alacarte Condotel Ha Long Bay, Halong, Vietnam

concept is based on the famous rock mountain scenery of Hunan. The volume of the retail podium resembles the formality of the tower and also takes inspiration from the historic Changsha commercial street. Its intimate human scale and playful architectural elements pay tribute to the traditional Changsha culture. With this project, Aedas has taken both the area’s natural and historical references and deliberately interpreted them into the language of modern architecture. Alacarte Condotel Ha Long Bay is a new development in Vietnam that is designed to be iconic whilst still relating closely to the rich natural landscape of the UNESCO heritage site that surrounds it. The majority of units have been positioned to benefit from a sea view with the remainder having a mountain and bay aspect. A seamless vertical wave has also been created by shifting the flat apex perpendicular to the plane of the façade, forming an iconic appearance to the condotel. Hotel Indigo Hongqiao in Shanghai, China has a design concept inspired by the form of

SCE Hong Qiao Times Square, Shanghai, China

Indigo’s logo – a shell. The front of its podium has also been designed in a spiral form with vertical and diagonal mullions. This creates a sense of arrival and attracts guests to enter. Progressing through the landscaped courtyard, they find themselves exploring and enjoying a wealth of shell and ocean features. Soft forms with up-lit trees and reflective pools provide a relaxed ambience, providing a welcoming oasis from the busy city. SCE Hong Qiao Times Square in Shanghai, China aims to build an entrepreneurial community that promotes communication and high efficiency. By using the grid pattern it forms a central green space offering the city a communal park. Secondly, independent building blocks provide each enterprise with its own headquarters and distinctive façade. Small courtyards are formed by these building blocks which imitate the concept of traditional Shanghai lanes. These long, narrow spaces create a neighbourhood atmosphere, encouraging communication between the various enterprises, while roof terraces capture premium city views.



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BEST INTERNATIONAL OFFICE ARCHITECTURE SCE Hong Qiao Times Square by Architect: Aedas Client: China SCE Group Holdings Limited BEST OFFICE ARCHITECTURE ASIA PACIFIC SCE Hong Qiao Times Square by Architect: Aedas Client: China SCE Group Holdings Limited

 BEST OFFICE ARCHITECTURE CHINA SCE Hong Qiao Times Square by Architect: Aedas Client: China SCE Group Holdings Limited  BEST HOTEL ARCHITECTURE VIETNAM Alacarte Condotel Ha Long Bay by Architect: Aedas Client: Taseco Land  BEST HOTEL ARCHITECTURE CHINA Hotel Indigo Hongqiao by Architect: Aedas Client: China Longfor Co., Ltd. World’s Best Architecture

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Unit D2, Great Ropers Business Centre, Great Ropers Lane, Warley, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3JW United Kingdom

 D A (SD Architects) is a company passionate about design, form and function in order to achieve each client’s brief. Based in Brentwood, Essex, its team consists of highly creative and dedicated architects, graduates, technicians, 3D visualisers and interior designers. Lodwick is SD Architects’ award-winning architectural project in Southend-on-Sea, Essex. The property’s site was unique in that it is located at the end of a cul de sac and in an elevated position. The client’s brief was to design an inspirational, contemporary family home, maximising the site’s panoramic views of the Thames Estuary. The aim was to create a Miamistyle house that interacted with the south facing views of the estuary, beach and beach huts.

Designed over three floors plus a basement level with swimming pool, entertaining space and health complex, the ground floor has been derived around two zones or pods. One is a curved structure that opened the main entrance into a large, double-height hallway, while the other is a crisp, linear form with curved external walls. The first floor continues the two-pod theme, incorporating the master bedroom suite in the east wing and opulent girl’s bedroom suite and a guest en suite bedroom in the west wing. At second floor level, the design is at juxtaposition to the rest of the house, providing two equal-sized boys’ bedroom suites with the most fabulous panoramic views imaginable.

t: +44 1277 222 510 e: studio@spatialdesignarchitects.com w: www.spatialdesignarchitects.com BEST INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE Lodwick by Spatial Design Architects BEST ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE UNITED KINGDOM Lodwick by Spatial Design Architects

 BEST ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE EAST OF ENGLAND, UK Lodwick by Spatial Design Architects 16

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  J , Sou Fujioto, The House of Hungarian Music is part of a rehabilitation project set to transform the world’s first public park, famously known as Varosliget. In line with plans for the complete renewal of the park, the government sought to erect new buildings for important cultural institutions in Budapest, Hungary. Enchanted by the multitude of trees in Varosliget, the structure, which is in close proximity to Vajdahunyad Castle and the lake, will represent a major crossroads in the middle of the park. Its transparent, translucent design will make it easy for visitors to find their way around, while the semi-spherical sound dome, with the use of speakers will create a special

visual and audio experience for visitors. The building will be covered on the ground floor by large glass surfaces supported by transparent glass ribbing. Featuring three floors, the ground level will be used for events while the first floor will hold offices for employees of the museum, library, club and music education rooms. The floor beneath the ground level will contain the main exhibition spaces, mechanical rooms, storage areas and the kitchen for the café. The mission is to continuously discover, collect, store, make available and transmit the results of Hungarian music and outstanding individual achievements on the history of music, performing arts, instrumental history and music pedagogy, to name a few.


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City Hall of Hasselt

Paradis Express

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Jaspers-Eyers Architects

Rue Haute 139, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

   Jaspers-Eyers Architects are formulated with precision and sheer creativity. The international practice provides full architectural design, programming, urban design, master planning and graphic and interior design services for clients in both the public and private sectors. Paradis Express and City Hall Hasselt are two of its award-winning projects. Offering a mix of offices, residences and mixed-use functions such as medical practices and a crèche, Paradis Express in Liege, Belgium was influenced by the hilly scenery around. The result sees the undulation of the green hills carried through inside the project, making it an extension of the rolling landscape. The development also connects two important buildings in the area: Santiago

Calatrava’s train station and the beautifully constructed Paradis Tower. Throughout the whole site, clear perspectives establish a relationship with the environment. A number of green spots bring nature into the project, thus creating a healthy and lively meeting area. On the other hand, City Hall Hasselt is a unique combination of old and new; a connection between the past and the present integrated into the heart of the city. The new structure blends in seamlessly with the adjoining plaza, as well as the old neoclassical gendarmerie building from 1879, now housing a restaurant, offices and meeting rooms. The base of the new building consists of three floors that are open to the public; a cafeteria separates these from the upper five floors which feature the offices.

t: +32 2 514 04 96 e: architects@jaspers-eyers.be w: www.jaspers-eyers.be NOMINEE BEST PUBLIC SERVICE ARCHITECTURE EUROPE City Hall of Hasselt by Jaspers-Eyers Architects in coop. with UAU Collectiv & Architectenbureau Michel Janssen

 BEST PUBLIC SERVICE ARCHITECTURE BELGIUM City Hall of Hasselt by Jaspers-Eyers Architects in coop. with UAU Collectiv & Architectenbureau Michel Janssen Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE BELGIUM Paradis Express by Jaspers-Eyers Architects in coop. with A2M & BAG


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1. One Carlton Knokke-Heist 2. BNP Paribas Fortis HQ Brussels 3. Quatuor Building Brussels 4. Nike ELC Laakdal 5. Manhattan Center Brussels 6. Spectrum Brussels


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The Pavilia Bay


Landmark Riverside Danzishi Old Street

   of growth, LWK + Partners has evolved from a local architectural practice into a global integrated design studio rooted in Hong Kong. The company has 11 studios across Greater China, Southeast Asia and MENA and has won an impressive four awards for four different architectural projects. The Pavilia Bay is a large-scale, waterfront residential development in Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong. It comprises 983 apartments ranging from studios to four-bedroom units across two towers. Inspired by the concept of a superyacht in sail, The Pavilia Bay has a contemporary curtain wall design, sleek outline and an avantgarde façade. The visual connection between the podium and nearby users at the promenade has also been enhanced through the use of parapets for level differences instead of solid fence walls. The majority of apartments have optimal sea views and residents have the benefit of a wide


range of amenities. These include a large, open foyer, an infinity pool overlooking the sea, a luxurious lounge, gym, children’s play area and wellness at the clubhouse. Landmark Riverside Danzishi Old Street in Hong Kong is a comprehensive cultural commercial experience that bridges the old and new, the oriental and western. Officially classed as an AAAA Class national scenic area, the site’s history has been retained in this new development. Complementing the existing traditional elements, new buildings have adopted a modern Chinese architectural style. Framed viewing windows and patterned grids and screens were installed to direct the line of vision in order to appreciate the picturesque scenery. The traditional blue brick tiles have been renewed with the addition of modern materials, while classical patterns are reiterated as contemporary geometric shapes. The concept of ‘one street, two docks, four courts and 10 scenic attractions’ outlined the



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Olympic Vanke Centre

variety that exists in the project. However, more importantly, it revealed the central axis of the development – Danzishi Old Street. Olympic Vanke Centre is in an ideal location in the future CBD of Hangzhou, China and next to its 2022 Asian games Village. On completion, it will provide 100,000m² of commercial area comprised of two office towers, a shared podium of amenities, F&Bs and an underground service area. The main architectural feature is an elevated bridging mass of amenities which ties the two towers as a whole from levels three to six. Elevated from street level, it allows free movement of pedestrians, air and sunlight – all of which are considered as essential ingredients for a vibrant, semi-outdoor public domain. The convergence of the two towers at the lifted podium is then highlighted by the continuous deep-setting spandrel fins. These portray sharp shadows dramatised by the changing angle of the sun relative to the spiralling building form.

Zhengding Shijiazhuang Hotel

Zhengding Shijiazhuang Hotel takes reference from the adjacent Zhengding Old City and subtly incorporates its architectural themes into the façade, such as the pitched roof extending into the guestrooms’ interiors. The hotel’s towers offer 200 guest rooms while the low-rise resort complex provides 60 executive villas, a grand ballroom, boutique tea house, meeting rooms and speciality restaurants. Situated in the north and orientated from north to south, the towers are orthogonally arranged along the central axis. Typical floors feature a single loaded corridor configuration to maximise the river view for all suites The resort villas placed to the south feature a contemporary interpretation of a typical Chinese courtyard house in their layout. A distinctive covered walkway connects the villa clusters throughout the complex, while double-storey courtyard villas shift and stagger to create pocket space and inner landscaped courtyards.



15/F, North Tower, World Finance Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong t: +852 2574 1633 f: +852 2572 4908 e: lwk@lwkp.com w: www.lwkp.com

Award Winner OFFICE ARCHITECTURE CHINA Olympic Vanke Centre by LWK + PARTNERS Award Winner HOTEL ARCHITECTURE CHINA Zhengding Shijiazhuang Hotel by LWK + PARTNERS World’s Best Architecture

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Klein Residence

Moran Apartment

B 2019-2020

Uribe + Arquitectos

General Antonio Leon 70-B1 San Miguel Chapultepec Mexico City 11850, Mexico

  M, Uribe + Arquitectos creates architecture that infuses Mexican cultural elements with a new meaning, elevating them to a universal plane. Its work is characterised by exploring clients’ needs and transforming them into projects that merge design and technology. The company has won three awards relating to the following projects. Klein Residence is located in an exclusive residential area and has spectacular views of the valley of Mexico City. The client’s requirements included four bedrooms, private family space, an open concept kitchen and generous social spaces for entertaining. A six-car underground garage, gym and service quarters were also included in the brief. The heart of the house is the terrace as it is used all year round and even houses some

of the surrounding oak trees. Indeed, the principal inspiration of the overall design was the oak trees which make the house feel immersed in nature. Moran Apartment is a penthouse owned by a mature couple with unique requirements that influenced Uribe’s final design. Their extensive art collection was one of the main focus points throughout the property as well as maximising the impressive Mexico City views. One of the clients also has tunnel vision so high contrast colours and lighting was vital for safe navigation of the apartment. A major highlight of the interior design is the living room which has been designed around a painting by the renowned Mexican artist David Alfaro Siqueiros.

t: +521 55 1777 2971 e: contacto@uribearquitectos.com w: www.uribearquitectos.com BEST RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY AMERICAS Klein Residence by Uribe + Arquitectos NOMINEE BEST INTERIOR DESIGN APARTMENT AMERICAS Moran Apartment by Uribe + Arquitectos

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- UD is an architectural and interior design firm based in Marbella, Spain offering comprehensive services in architecture, interiors, 3D visualisation, bespoke furniture design and project management. The architects were instructed to design Villa Alcuzcuz as a luxurious family villa incorporating state-of-the-art environmental and media technology, maximising available views of the Mediterranean coastline and ensuring that all interior and exterior spaces would be uncluttered, allowing for easy communication between each area of the house. The formal lounge is designed to impress with its 7-metre high ceiling, perfect symmetry and a large mural running into two floors. The family TV room has a wall of glass which slides wide open to merge the inside and outside

spaces into one. A few short steps from the kitchen is a floor-to-ceiling window which opens at the touch of a button and brings you to a vertical eco herb garden and orchard. The magnificent 519m² entertainment space has a sunken cinema area, sports bar, games area with pool table, VIP seating areas, DJ booth, state-of-the-art golf simulator, fully equipped gym, wellness zone with treatment rooms and relaxation areas. Villa Alcuzcuz is Marbella’s first luxury house built under Passive House Regulations and Standards. Passive House means energy efficiency and environmental friendliness to an exceptionally high degree, guaranteeing more than 75% saving on energy costs. Villa Alcuzcuz masterfully combines environmentally sustainable characteristics with sheer, unadulterated luxury.



Polígono Industrial San Pedro, C/Países Bajos 6. San Pedro de Alcántara, Marbella, Spain t: +34 952 794 117 e: info@udesign.es w: www.udesign.es


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Lead Architect

TwoG Architecture JSC t: +84 28 3837 8750

e: info@twog-architecture.com w: www.twog-architecture.com Structural Engineering

LKP Vietnam Ltd.

G A, an international design company based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, has been accredited with the design of a number of Grade A office buildings around the city due to the company directors’ strong understanding of international design standards and attention to detail. A large majority of TwoG’s projects are re-engagement from existing clients, following success stories from previous projects. TwoG’s entry in to the Asia Pacific Property Awards program is for Friendship Tower, a LEED Green Certified Grade A office building located in Ho Chi Minh City, with the intent to meet the demand for fully serviced office buildings. The design of the building is a celebration of the diplomatic relationship formed through the years between Slovakia and Vietnam.

The project is in a landmark location, home to some of the city’s most recognisable and historic buildings. There are few locations which offer such stunning visuals. With this in mind, the project is more than simply office space – it provides its users with unsurpassed comfort, an energy efficient workspace and the connection to the local context which is unique in its own right. Currently under construction, the project was designed using post-tensioned slab floors for the superstructure, whilst the substructure was designed to minimise ground settlement outside the site boundary, allowing for advanced construction methods due to the close proximity to neighbouring buildings. TwoG worked closely with LKP Vietnam Ltd, a Civil and Structural Engineering company based in Ho Chi Minh City, to ensure maximum structural efficiency throughout the development of the project.

t: +84 97 2349 338

e: info@lkp-eng.com w: www.lkp-eng.com

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  J, Indonesia TWS & Partners is an architectural company that has won an award for the Hanging Villa. Located within the beautiful forest conservation area of Bandung, West Java, Hanging Villa takes full advantage of the gorgeous views and cool climate. Built into the hillside, the first floor is partly submerged into the slope, where the natural thermal qualities reduce the need for air conditioning. The master bedroom is also located here giving the occupants complete privacy. A timber pathway meanders along the second floor leading to the living area, which has been decorated in warm, earthy colours, reflecting the natural environment. Full height glass walls expose the interior to the

surrounding views and also reduce the need for artificial illumination. Glass doors open out from the dining area and allow residents to enjoy the stunning outdoor pool and garden area. The roof deck level offers a fantastic space to enjoy family group activities. Residents can relax in the outdoor seating area which is covered by louvre shading, perfect for soaking up the sun or for socialising with friends. This area also offers direct access to the landscaped garden area, which is the ideal space to relax and enjoy nature. With its geometric shape, Hanging Villa can be defined as a modern and friendly building that responds well to its surrounding natural environment.


TWS & Partners

Neo Soho Residence #2106 Jl. Letjen S Parman Kav.28 Grogol Petamburan Jakarta Barat, 11470, Indonesia t: +62 21 27893358 e: twspartners@cbn.net.id w: www.twspartners.com


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Sarco Architects Costa Rica

Apartado 2098-2050 Montes de Oca, San Pedro, San Jose 11501-2050 Costa Rica

 A  the result of Costa Rica based SARCO Arquitectos client’s brief to design a home in the prestigious, luxury Peninsula Papagayo Resort in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, that offers flexible family accommodation and rental potential, sleeping up to 12 people. Taking in the natural surroundings the property links seamlessly with the tropical exterior landscape, enhanced by the panoramic views. The biggest design challenge was the terrain and the differing land levels. The solution was to segment the build into several modules and then carefully plan methods to create continuation and flow, taking into consideration the varying land levels. The result was to create a central module that houses the main living space and some

of the guest accommodation. Using an up/ down flow, the main entrance and living spaces were arranged on an upper level, with sleeping areas below. The external space and swimming pool serve as a throughway to the additional bedroom module, entered by the lower level, which flows upwards to the master suite located at the uppermost point of the home. Interior styling embraces a tropical jungle vibe, and relates closely to nature. Internal requirements included master bedroom suite with private office space, four-guest bedrooms, open plan living spaces, extensive outdoor space, pool and room for staff, with ease of maintenance. Energy efficiency was also an important consideration to minimise running cost.

t: +506 2283 4107 e: info@sarco-cr.com w: www.sarcoarchitects.com BEST ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE AMERICAS Casa Aramara by Sarco Architects Costa Rica

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Coral Boulevard


GA A, Coral Boulevard Development and SL Capital have worked in collaboration to win three awards across two of their latest projects. Coral Boulevard in the Maldives is an integrated development incorporating a retail mall, hotel and a variety of residence types and sizes. Rather than a single mass, it is made up of a series of volumetric towers which rises above an expanded horizontal podium. This podium integrates the streetscape with the development and connects both the pedestrian and vehicular circulation. Hence, the tower avoids any formal complexity but still achieves a memorable massing and silhouette due to its clustering and arrangement of towers. In addition, the

3 Cuscaden

adoption of a ‘coral’ motif as a distinctive lattice feature adds a dimension of spontaneity and playfulness to the building’s façade. The architectural design of 3 Cuscaden in the Orchard district of Singapore breaks down the scale and massing of the tower into interconnected volumes. This avoids the repetitive austerity of conventional tower design and, by creating a new horizontal and vertical configuration, a socially engaging and dynamic environment is formed. The introduction of lush sky courts and terraces offers intimacies within the tower, while the specific articulation of the façade facilitates natural daylight into living spaces, also allowing sweeping views of the city.


AGA Architects Pte Ltd 250 Tanjong Pagar Road

06-01 St Andrew’s Centre Singapore 088541 t: +65 6224 3166 e: enquiry@aga.com.sg w: www.aga.com.sg

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Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa

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QHC Architects & Engineers Dubai, United Arab Emirates P.O. Box 2089 t: +971 4 2959490 Sharjah, United Arab Emirates P.O. Box 65000

  D , QHC Architects & Engineers operates through offices in Dubai and Sharjah and has won awards for two of its latest projects featured here. The first project, J-One, is a mixed-use residential complex located in the Downtown Burj Khalifa district of Dubai. Named after the most elegant and valuable type of pearl found in the UAE, the project features two high-end residential towers. J-One’s striking design concept mimics the dynamic lines and rugged strength of an oyster shell which contains a lavish and beautiful pearl at its heart. The development includes public and private swimming pools, fountains, shaded seating areas, state-of-the-art gym facilities, an attractive panoramic sky restaurant and roof gardens facing the canal wharf, and three levels of secure basement car parking.

The second project, the five-star Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa, faces the Arabian Gulf with beachfront infinity pools, modern Arabic landscaped areas, children’s pool and playgrounds. The hotel offers 349 rooms of different sizes including a lavish Presidential suite with private pool and roof gardens. Four restaurants suit every taste, while banquet halls and meeting rooms meet all needs of business guests. QHC has included highly detailed architectural elements throughout its design featuring many ornamental and decorative external and internal works created by specialised artists. By integrating traditional symbols and details with modern forms and ideas, the Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa exudes a true sense of grandeur to meet 21st century heights of hospitality.

t: +971 6 5743555 e: qhc@eim.ae w: www.qhc.ae Award Winner ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE DUBAI J-One Mixed Use Residential Complex by QHC Architects & Engineers Award Winner HOTEL ARCHITECTURE SHARJAH Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa by QHC Architects & Engineers


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AA’   with A & M Hadjivasili Developers has resulted in award-winning status for the two following architectural projects. The first, Marina Beachfront Villa is located within four minutes walking distance from the new starting Paphos Marina. It is a seven-bedroom property featuring a design influenced by its panoramic views of Coral Bay in Cyprus. It includes a luxurious spa, gym, cinema room and swimming pool as well as a garage with convenient access to the kitchen. The villa’s L-shaped layout has floor-toceiling windows blending the boundaries of the indoor and outdoor space. Panoramic glass doors and an open plan design connect the owners with nature in a holiday environment. The use of local stone adds a timeless quality

while also giving the house a modern, aerodynamic concept, complemented by highquality finishes and soft, muted tones. The second winning project is Business Center which takes inspiration from both its city and sea views of Paphos, Cyprus. One of the exterior walls features an eye-catching artistic metal design, while the entire building is high tech, including the client’s apartment on the top floor. It was designed with an open plan concept and has seven floors including underground parking and an accessible roof garden. There are no columns inside the building which gives the layout greater flexibility, enabling the planning of offices to be changeable at any time. Its acoustically friendly spaces with comfortable lighting and optimum temperatures increase employee satisfaction, productivity and wellbeing.


Abbass Ajami (AA Architects) t: +357 26 220 016

e: info@aaarchitect.eu w: www.aaarchitect.eu

A & M Hadjivasili Property Developers t: +357 26 93 79 79

e: info@amhadjivasili.com w: www.amhadjivasili.com NOMINEE BEST ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE EUROPE Marina Beach Front Villa by Abbass Ajami L.L.C

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Dar Al Omran Engineering Consultants - KSA Abu Bakr Arrazi Street, Kattan Plaza

P.O.Box 8187, Riyadh 11482, Saudi Arabia t: +966 11 465 2189

  , Dar Al Omran is a group of building and infrastructure consultants based in Riyadh. With a strong regional presence and local knowledge, it has succeeded in establishing a solid reputation in the world of architecture and engineering consultancy. The group has won two awards for its project Development of Al Bujairi Heritage Quarter in Ad Diriyah. This 23,000m² multi-use development includes an office building, retail and outdoor souq, a small mosque and parking for 230 cars for retail customers in the basement levels. Built on a site of 54,354m² in close proximity to Turaif vernacular village, its aim is to revive the Albjeri area through an understanding of the place and its history. Starting with the past, through the present

and into the future, each era has been given the opportunity to express its important role in the wheel of time. The design combined a contemporary outdoor experience with historical values, satisfying all required areas and functions while giving the retail experience a twist of discovery. Regional materials such as palm leaves have been used for the roof and clay and local stones for the external walls. The design enhances the penetration of daylight into the building by using courtyards. These increase the occupants’ connection with the outdoors, reinforce circadian rhythms and reduce the use of electricity. Shading elements and canopies together with recessed windows, high external walls and roof thicknesses also improve the building’s thermal comfort.

f: +966 11 464 0081 e: dao-saudia@daralomran.com w: www.daralomran.com Award Winner RETAIL ARCHITECTURE SAUDI ARABIA Development of Al Bujairi Heritage Quarter by Dar Al Omran Engineering Consultants - KSA Award Winner RETAIL DEVELOPMENT SAUDI ARABIA Development of Al Bujairi Heritage Quarter by Dar Al Omran Engineering Consultants - KSA


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 D Public Company Limited is a property developer specialising in high-end residential projects in Bangkok, Thailand. It specialises in project development covering both residential and commercial sectors including the double award-winning, Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok. This exclusive branded condominium development is located on one of the most recognised bends of the Chao Phraya River. The 45-storey high building is just 16 metres from the water’s edge and each of its 133 units in a choice of five different types has fabulous views towards the city. It is constructed under the ‘minimal’ concept which is reflected through its ‘interlocking’ architectural style

in a beautiful crescent shape. Residences start from the fourth floor upwards, while the top two levels house the luxurious five-bedroom penthouse with its private swimming pool. Each floor provides a maximum of just four condominiums with private lifts as well as individual lift lobbies. Despite being situated amongst surrounding high rises, Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok offers a unique tranquil experience. Under the project’s concept of ‘The Sanctuary for Your Soul’, owners will experience an array of exclusive world-class services. For example, concierges can schedule a massage therapist within the Sanctuary Spa Room or recommend a chef for the owner who wishes to host a dinner party in the private dining room.


Nirvana Daii PLC

123 Suntowers BuildingA,11Floor Vibhavadi-Rangsit Rd; Chomphon, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand t: +662 105 6789 t: +662 105 6787 e: contact@nirvanadaii.com w: www.banyantreeresidencesriversidebangkok.com

Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE THAILAND Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok by Nirvana Daii PLC Award Winner RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT THAILAND Banyan Tree Residences Riverside Bangkok by Nirvana Daii PLC International Property Awards

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Smallwood Architects Quarter House,

Juniper Drive, Battersea Reach, London SW18 1GX United Kingdom t: +44 20 7376 5744

 A  established in 1976 and provides a personal service to clients in delivering to them beautiful buildings of the highest quality. Given the task of creating the award-winning Casa Borghino, a five-bedroom home in Italy on the site of an earlier property which had been demolished in the 1960s, Smallwood Architects were versed in building a truly original residence. To make the most of the landscape, the structure was placed on the edge of a mountain by the Poggio Rosso nature reserve, facing southwest across the valley of the Singerna river with uninterrupted views of Monte Faggetto and Lake Montedoglio.

Built in the style of a classic Tuscan Casa Padronale, the first floor houses a large openplan kitchen, dining and living space with an outside balcony, while the second floor has two double bedrooms. The master suite is generously sized with a walk-in wardrobe, shower room and secret storage. Covered loggias are featured to the east and west, transforming the home into a relaxing, open-walled living space. You’ll find a large bathroom underneath servicing the master bedroom suite to the west and a plant room to the east. A nod to modern living comes in the form of large window openings, insulated walls and roof ensuring that the home remains refreshingly cool in summer and warm in winter.

f: +44 20 7376 3471 e: office@smallwoodarchitects.co.uk w: www.smallwoodarchitects.co.uk

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 H,  wholly owned division of Altus Capital, has won awards for the architecture of both the hotel and multiple residences within Mactan Beach Resort & Condominium in the Philippines. The developer’s main goal is to renovate an existing condominium building with 210 keys into a full-service resort with 300 guest rooms as well as new buildings and six villas. As the site is a long, confined plot of land, it has a very narrow opening towards the sea. Therefore, in order to emphasise the sea view, Altus decided to frame the scenery with the existing axis of the main building and visually connect the architecture towards the oceanfront. Newly constructed, four-storey

buildings are located along the site’s border, leaving the central area free for landscape and water features and forming a private haven for guests. Guests are led from the hotel lobby and its reflecting pool, through the courtyard with its waterfall, via the swimming pool to the infinite sea beyond. The business centre, all day dining restaurant, bar and fitness facilities are all located in the newly renovated main building. This connects directly to the new 500m² ballroom building, while other highlights include a spa and two speciality restaurants, one beside the pool which doubles up as a bar and leisure area while the other floats in the sea at the resort’s pier.


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23/F One Bonifacio High Street Building, 5th Ave. cor. 28th St., Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines t: +63 2718 9090 e: contact@altus.capital w: www.altus.capital

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Nest At Amami Beach Villas 800 Ashitoku, Tatsugo, Oshima District, Kagoshima 894-0412, Japan e: nestatamami@nestatnest.com w: www.nestatamami.com

Architect: Atelier TEKUTO

  - hotel Nest at Amami Beach Villas by Nest at Nest Hotels, SHC Group, is located in Amami, a subtropical island in the south of Japan. Architect Yasuhiro Yamashita who is from the island found the perfect location for the client and designed the resort as a collection of intimate villas rather than a massive hotel building. Ideally situated on a hillside that gently slopes down to the beach, the entire resort comprises a restaurant and administration building, three villas with private pools and 10 semi-detached villas – five by the ocean and five on the hillside. This results in a total of 23 guest accommodations. When designing the villas, Yamashita made it an essential requisite

to create an architectural form that would represent the culture and nature of Amami. After studying various forms in depth, he created a new form inspired by traditional architectural vocabularies and the shape of conch shells. The main building represents the face of the whole resort, commanding a panoramic view of the ocean. Two large roofs on the restaurant building overlap each other at odd angles, protruding dynamically, giving the space a swirling feel and multilayered complexity. The pool villas are luxurious suites with a plunge pool and panoramic sea views, while the ocean and hillside villas are meticulously staggered to provide guest privacy and create a rhythmical architectural layout.

e: info@tekuto.com

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North Gate Phase 1

North Gate Phase 2


 A  a real estate development company based in Bangalore India. The firm is committed to providing energy efficient, exclusive branding, signage and state of the art sustainable facilities to the global multinational companies. North Gate Grade A Office Park, located in North Bangalore is within close proximity to the airport and is well-connected to the city by public transportation. It also enjoys IT/ITES Special Economic Zone (SEZ) designation, which carries with it long-term tax benefits. Designed for multi-tenant occupancy within a safe and sustainable work space. North Gate [Phase I] comprises of two office buildings, each with 12 floors. North Gate [Phase II] comprises of two office buildings with 8 floors and 9 floors.

Sweeping views of the surrounding landscape are enhanced by high ceilings and panoramic windows allowing natural daylight into the workplace. Cafés, a library and a performance art area provide social and relaxation spaces for the occupants. Water gardens surround the property, providing picturesque views that flow seamlessly with the building’s architecture. Phase 2 of the development will be located adjacent to Phase 1 and will provide an innovative workspace. Similar to Phase 1, the two-wing building follows a clean and simple form, while interior spaces will be open and airy.


North Gate [Phase I] ~1.4 Mn sq.ft. has been awarded USGBC LEED Platinum Certification. North Gate [Phase II] ~1.6 Mn sq.ft. is USGBC LEED Platinum Pre-Certified Project.

Modern Asset

No.23, 4F, Sankey Square, Lower Palace Orchards, Bangalore 560 003, India e: query@modernasset.co Award Winner OFFICE ARCHITECTURE INDIA North Gate (Phase-1) by Modern Asset Award Winner COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT INDIA North Gate (Phase-1) by Modern Asset Award Winner OFFICE ARCHITECTURE INDIA North Gate (Phase - 2) by Modern Asset World’s Best Architecture

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BIM Land - BIM Group 2nd floor, Aqua Central Tower,

44 Yen Phu, Tay Ho, Ha Noi, Vietnam

IM L,  subsidiary of BIM Group, works with many of the world’s leading hospitality and resort brands has won an award for the Park Hyatt Phu Quoc based in Vietnam. Located on the southern west tip of the tropical island of Phu Quoc, just 15 km from the international airport within a lush tropical landscape lapped by clear blue water, lies the stunning Park Hyatt Phu Quoc hotel and private residences. The resort has been designed to be reminiscent of a traditional Vietnamese village with winding bamboo paths and green rice terrace fields. It offers the perfect location to completely relax, unwind and forget about the pressures of today’s modern lifestyle.

The resort retains a Vietnamese essence within its architectural design features which complement the natural conservation area that surrounds the properties. There are 65 beach side, lakeside or hillside villas, all of which exude a home away from home ambience. Each residence resembles a traditional Vietnamese home, tastefully decorated throughout using a warm neutral colour palette. All the rooms contain natural handmade artefacts crafted from lacquer, bronze and rattan together with modern artwork and architecture. Spacious swimming pools are attached to each villa and these offer a seamless sense of space, allowing enjoyment of the natural beauty surrounding the properties.

t: +84 24 7305 3555 e: contact@bimland.com w: www.bimland.com Award Winner HOTEL ARCHITECTURE VIETNAM Park Hyatt Phu Quoc by BIM Land - BIM Group


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 R  E was established in 2006 as a developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities based in Asia. By winning the awards for Morpheus, Melco is further solidifying its position as global premium brand. Named after the Greek god of dreams, Morpheus is the world’s first free-form exoskeleton, high-rise architectural structure. Located in the heart of Cotai, Macau, this development truly raises the bar in global, luxury hospitality. Dominating the Macau skyline this stunning hotel expresses dynamic forces through its aluminum clad diagrid. Panoramic lifts and bridge connections allow guests to become immersed in the architecture of this glorious building.

Boasting an impressive array of 772 guest rooms, suites and villas, all rooms are also equipped with luxurious, modern furniture and electronics from the world’s leading premium brands. Stunning city views transcend the floorto ceiling windows. The spaciously designed sky villas include six duplex villas and three pool villas, offering the discerning traveller ultramodern luxury. A central touch-panel allows guests to control everything from lighting to air conditioning, whilst a private butler is available 24/7 to take care of guest’s every need. Private indoor swimming pools overlooking the skyline offer the ultimate luxury experience within the pool villas. Michelin-star restaurants, a retail emporium, fitness and spa facilities and a sky pool complete the picture. Morpheus offers guests world-class experiences that exceed Fivestar hotel standards.


Melco Resorts & Entertainment

37/F., The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong SAR t: +852 2598 3600 f: +852 2537 3618 e: info@melco-resorts.com w: www.melco-resorts.com

BEST HOTEL ARCHITECTURE ASIA PACIFIC Morpheus, City of Dreams Macau by Melco Resorts & Entertainment

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Arab Architects

Building 52, Road 912, Block 309 Salmaniya Road Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain t: +973 17243992

 A’  encourage a synergy between their design and engineering processes creating distinctive, exceptional buildings, which resonate with their surroundings and environment. City Centre Twin Towers in the Seef District of Bahrain is an award-winning example of this philosophy. Soaring 43 floors high, the iconic towers consist of 594 apartments across a 100,000m² built-up area. They have been designed to symbolise elegance in an architectural form while also respecting the project’s modern surroundings which include Bahrain’s most significant shopping malls. Arab Architects has also designed the towers so that they can easily be converted into a hotel in the future if required as per the client’s request.

One of the major architectural innovations is the 55-metre long mast – the tallest in the Kingdom. Positioned on top of each tower, it provides resistance against all design loads while an RGB LED light on the crown can be activated to celebrate special occasions. The residential units vary throughout the buildings and offer eight different types – all of which are both luxurious and hospitable. They range from studios, one, two and threebedroom options to various penthouses. A great number of balconies have been added to emphasise the alternating views of the city and the sea. All residents have access to facilities that complement their lifestyle including a gym, spa, kids’ club, theatre, party hall, multi-purpose hall and a swimming pool.

e: info@arabarchs.com w: www.arabarchs.com NOMINEE BEST RESIDENTIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE ARABIA City Centre Twin Towers by Arab Architects

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Luka Living s.r.o. Mukarovského 2590/2

155 00 Praha 13, Czech Republic

 L  an award-winning, original and revolutionary 21st century project and presents a clear concept of how and in which direction rental housing in the Czech Republic could be further developed. The aim is to show clients a unique way in which to live. The apartments are stylish and trendy, with quality furnishing and special accessories which make daily life easier – novelties that have afforded the company three awards. The project is located in a part of Prague called Luka-Stodulky. The Luka settlement is part of the Southwest Town housing estate complex which was projected and built more than 40 years ago by architect Ivo Oberstein.

Featuring one to five-bedroom fully equipped apartments, the project is located in immediate proximity to Central Park, which is part of the beautiful Prokop Valley. Central Park itself has two retention ponds, a stream, a grove, several playgrounds and an outdoor fitness gym. There is also a restaurant next to the park. Clients can enjoy the fitness and wellness facilities, while a short stroll to the adjacent shopping centre offers a variety of shops and restaurants. The apartments are next to the metro station where it only takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of the town. Garages with charging stations for electric cars are another highlight with a short 15-minute journey to the airport on the cards.

t: +420 734 51 51 51 e: info@lukaliving.cz w: www.lukaliving.cz

 BEST ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE CZECH REPUBLIC Luka Living Rental Apartments and Shopping Centre by Luka Living s.r.o. Award Winner MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT CZECH REPUBLIC Luka Living Rental Apartments and Shopping Centre by Luka Living s.r.o. Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE CZECH REPUBLIC Luka Living Rental Apartments and Shopping Centre by Luka Living s.r.o.


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  , PES-Architects is now one of the leading architectural design firms in Finland. It has a diverse and international design team representing over 10 different nations, with over 60 members of staff operating out of its Helsinki office and a further 10 employees in its Shanghai office. The company won an international invited competition organised by the Fuzhou Government to design the Fuzhou Strait Cultural and Arts Centre. Its goal was to strengthen the cultural image of the city and the Mawei New Town development area. The winning design has been inspired by the petals of a jasmine blossom, which is the city flower of Fuzhou. It is manifested in both the formal language and colour of the architecture.

There are five jasmine petal venues – the multifunctional theatre, opera hall, concert hall, art exhibition hall and cinema centre. Each building has a core area – a semi-public, ‘curved gallery’ that follows the curvature of the main façade. These are all linked by a cultural concourse and a large roof terrace which is accessible by two ramps. On the underground level, a ‘shopping river’ commercial street located along the LiangCuo flood river connects the landscape to the interiors. It also provides a functional link to the metro station and the new town centre. Dividing the large complex into smaller units gives the centre a more human scale and makes it easy for users to navigate both indoors and outdoors.



Ison-Antintie 8, 00930 Helsinki, Finland Bridge 8 Creative Park. Office 3102, 436 Jumen Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200023 P.R. China e: architects@pesark.com w: www.pesark.com

BEST PUBLIC SERVICE ARCHITECTURE ASIA PACIFIC Fuzhou Strait Cultural and Arts Centre by PES-Architects

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C.Kairouz Architects

Thornbury Office: 780 High Street, Thornbury, Victoria, Australia, 3071 Glen Iris Office: 19 High Street, Glen Iris Victoria, Australia, 3146

  V, Australia, C. Kairouz Architects was established in 2010 by director Chahid Kairouz. The company delivers architecture, design and planning services around the world and has won two awards for The General. The General was built as a tribute to Chahid’s late father, who was commonly known as ‘The General’ on the site where he established his first butchery business. This residential development is located within the thriving Northcote area of Melbourne, Australia close to local amenities. A stunning, eye-catching façade greets you on entry to this modern building, which consists of restaurants, retail stores and offices located over the first two floors. Eighty-seven apartments occupy

the preceding floors and consist of one, two and three-bedroom designs. A step inside reveals a beautiful light, airy and modern open plan living space bathed in natural sunlight. Warm oak flooring, neutral colours and a generous balcony area offer a perfect setting for residents to enhance with their own personal styling. The building has achieved a 7.5-star energy rating by using Onyx Solar photovoltaic glass, energy efficient appliances and recycled water amenities. A well-equipped fitness facility is located on the top floor, where residents can also enjoy panoramic views of the city. The desire to raise the bar on apartment living and honour a legacy that flourished from humble beginnings has certainly been met within The General.

t: +61 3 9484 8328 e: info@ckarch.com.au w: www.ckarchitects.com.au Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT AUSTRALIA The General by C.Kairouz Architects Award Winner ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE AUSTRALIA The General by C.Kairouz Architects


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  A R set up an architectural studio in Hampstead, NorthWest London, building the new practice upon the foundation of his 20-year international career. The team’s residential portfolio includes new contemporary houses, multi-unit developments, extensions, loft and basement conversions and period refurbishments. The client’s vision for this project was to create a beautiful home with enhancements to the existing building’s external appearance and high-quality interior spaces, respectful to its surrounding environment. The single-family dwelling features four bedrooms – two of them en suite with dressing rooms and one with a shared family bathroom. Situated on Fairholt Street, a quiet mewslike road, the first floor has a master suite with

large fully-glazed doors sliding into the wall pockets, and an en suite with a dressing room. The second floor has two smaller luxurious bedrooms and a large family bathroom, while the upper basement level accommodates the spacious study and the home cinema with a bar, a stunning feature wine storage and the staff suite. The contemporary character of the hall is in striking contrast to the exterior of the building. The light-filled space with its white marble floor feels larger than it is due to the mirrored wall on the left. The living and dining room is the largest open-plan space in the building, with an ethanol fireplace and plasma TV at the rear wall, large sliding doors to the outdoor terrace and plenty of integrated storage.


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Hampstead Old Town Hall, 213 Haverstock Hill London NW3 4QP, United Kingdom t: +44 207 209 2851 e: info@ar-arch.co.uk w: www.ar-arch.co.uk


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Regal London

4–5 Coleridge Gardens, London NW6 3QH United Kingdom

 C,  in St. John’s Wood, London has been designed as an architectural pioneer for London’s residential landscape, with Simon Bowden Architecture being specially chosen to partner with award-winners Regal London to bring a shared vision of innovative, residential architecture to life. The project is a distinguished architectural landmark that both enhances its surroundings whilst also demonstrating the ethos and design for which Regal London is renowned. The Compton occupies an unrivalled location in the sought-after district of St John’s Wood, which is just a three-minute walk from two of London’s most renowned attractions – Lord’s Cricket Ground and Regent’s Park. Every apartment benefits from a balcony and – for those on the upper floors –

uninterrupted views onto Lord’s Cricket Ground, Regent’s Park and the city beyond. One of the first cast aluminium clad buildings of its scale in Europe, The Compton is a truly bespoke addition to the London skyline, with a characterful curved facade. With its unprecedented use of aluminium and notable leaf detailing, The Compton is a feat of engineering and design that artfully juxtaposes progressive design. The team at Simon Bowden Architecture undertook a feasibility study of what would be possible to build on the site before exploring architectural options. It was at that point that the idea for using recycled cast-aluminium was born. This gave existing materials a new lease of life and led to the creation of a facade that spearheads innovation and elegance.

t: +44 20 7328 7171 e: info@regal-london.co.uk w: www.regal-london.co.uk Award Winner ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE LONDON, UK The Compton by Regal London


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 - architectural project, Hancock Street in Melbourne, Australia, is the third in a series of four developments by Squillace Architects for Salvo Property Group. The brief was to transform a former industrial site into a new and vibrant ‘vertical village’. The result is a striking highrise building that comprises residential, recreational, commercial and retail uses to activate this new urban precinct. Hancock Street promotes a variety of one and two-bedroom apartments, responding to the current demands of the inner-city Melbourne market. As with all Salvo projects, the common facilities are of a higher quality those that offered by surrounding buildings. These include a luxury resort style pool and gymnasium and generously landscaped

outdoor recreation areas on the podium terrace level and a rooftop sky garden. The local Melbourne skyline was a key driver of the design, enabling it to harmonise with the surrounding striking high-rise towers while also creating a distinguishing point of difference. Accentuating the slender proportions of the site and its proximity to a motorway, the heavier base of the structure interprets the concrete freeway while the sharpness of the slender tower reflects the speed of the passing traffic. All apartments and common spaces have panoramic views of the Melbourne CBD, Royal Botanic Gardens, Albert Park and towards Port Philip Bay. By providing these vistas to all residents, the egalitarian and community qualities of the building have been fully promoted.


Salvo Property Group t: +61 3 9667 0400 e: info@salvo.net.au w: www.salvo.net.au

Squillace Architects t: +61 2 8354 1300

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Sunny South Leisure Pavilion

B 2019-2020

B G J F Consultancy Services PVT Ltd

35A 2/1 Sunethradevi Road, Kohuwala Nugegoda, Colombo 10350

Mercedes-Benz Center for Excellence

  C, Sri Lanka, BGJF Consultancy Services, headed by architect Bernard Gomez, has won awards for two of its projects. Sunny South Leisure Pavilion, built for businessman Asgi Akbarally, is a three-bedroom weekend retreat on a five-acre site in Piliyandala, Sri Lanka. Fronting the Bolgoda Lake, the recreational project comprises a pavilion, sheltering verandas with living, dining spaces, service and utility areas, with an open terrace connecting the pool and pavilion. The six-metre high pavilion includes bedrooms tucked inside and a recreational deck three meters above. Excluding the bedrooms, all spaces are naturally ventilated by the prevailing lake breezes. The open pavilion incorporates spaces for tropical living and socialising with its gable roof functioning as a gigantic umbrella. The owner’s vintage car collection is displayed in

pavilions forming an interesting visual edge to the lawns and pool. Mercedes-Benz Centre for Excellence in Port City, Colombo is a landmark facility that acts as the corporate flagship for Diesel and Motor Engineering PLC. The 200,000 sq.ft building exemplifies the owner’s longstanding ties with the Mercedes-Benz brand, and its lifelong connection with Daimler-Benz. Designed for brand show-casing, efficiency and sustainability, the project boasts a Gold LEED award. It includes a showroom and state-of-the-art service centre for 100 vehicles. Features include a 200-person expandable auditorium for launches and events, a Vintage Benz Museum, an extensive open terrace for vehicle exhibitions, and a coffee shop, as an integral part of the showroom. The project was awarded the Construction Excellence Award by the Government of Sri Lanka in 2016.

Sri Lanka t: +94 777 313 418 e: snbgomez@gmail.com Award Winner ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE SRI LANKA Sunny South Leisure Pavilion by B G J F Consultancy Services PVT Ltd Award Winner MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE SRI LANKA Mercedes-Benz Center for Excellence by B G J F Consultancy Services PVT Ltd


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   , Appel Design Group (ADG) has continued to grow in size as well as the ability to take on larger and more challenging architectural design projects. Its principals and staff encourage a well-planned and interactive design process with the project design team, striving to exceed the expectations of clients. ADG Architects is very proud of Fifty 58, a newly constructed mixed-use building in Paramus, New Jersey. The project comprises 45 open-concept luxury apartments, including 18 spacious multi-storey units. Privacy for the residents is maintained by separating all of the residential units above a ground floor podium level shared by retail and restaurant uses as well as covered parking for the residents. Residential tenants have access to life-style amenities such as a gym, community rooms

and a rooftop terrace complete with grills and a firepit. ADG’s architectural design challenged the zoning regulations, creating the potential for larger and multi-storey units. This enabled the building to adopt a more luxurious and exclusive feel with volume ceilings, expansive windows, high-end finishes and impressive communal amenity spaces for residents. The focus was to create a distinct and luxurious building that would complement the high expectations of the local Bergen County residents. The project team favoured a contemporary style with open floor plans, expansive glass and open-air balconies to cater to both young professionals and active adults. Complete with a hip urban vibe, the design met the challenge of the client’s ambitious vision, responsibly developing a compact and complex site.


Appel Design Group Architects, PA

220 South Orange Avenue, Suite 100 Livingston, NJ 07039, USA t: +1 973 994 1776 f: +1 973 577 4455 e: info@adgarchitects.com w: www.adgarchitects.com

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Ben Cunliffe Architects Limited

Warriner Yeat, Crook, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8LH United Kingdom

- Ben Cunliffe Architects, based in the Lake District National Park, designs innovative, elegant and sustainable architecture. Established in 2001, the company has brought together talented architects and designers who endeavour to make design and construction an enjoyable experience for clients. One such project is the Windermere House, located on a hillside development above Lake Windermere. The stunning location is populated with generously spaced, high-end, residential properties, and in 2017 UNESCO awarded the Lake District with a World Heritage Site status. The existing Windermere House consisted of a 1970s bungalow that had undergone extensive refurbishment over the years. Although previous refurbishment works had been substantial, the rooms felt constrained

and small. Two garages were attached to the house on the southern gable and a centrally placed front door and hall, dominated the garden views and the main elevation. The space was transformed into a magnificent five-bedroom home. The new kitchen, separated from the main living space by two glazed pocket sliding doors, was opened up to the eaves creating a sense of openness and airiness. Large glazed external doors were added to the ground floor rooms generally maximising natural daylight within the space and providing access to the garden terraces. A floating cantilevered oak and Perspex staircase effortlessly transfers you from the ground to first floor level where the bedrooms enjoy views of Lake Windermere, creating a successful scheme hinged on achieving fluidity in the spatial configuration.

t: +44 1539 488 122 e: architecture@bencunliffe.co.uk w: www.bencunliffe.co.uk NOMINEE BEST ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE UNITED KINGDOM Windermere House by Ben Cunliffe Architects Limited

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   established in 2011, Dean Thomas Design Group has aimed to transform the luxury residential landscape. With an extensive, award-winning portfolio, the group is continually seeking to redefine conventions within the art of design. Vista Point, an award-winning project by Dean Thomas within the inner city of Calgary, combines the clients’ differing preferences of architectural styles. By balancing traditional materials with strong horizontal forms, the design blends the simplicity and openness of contemporary design with the comfort and elegance of tradition. The concept of the floorplan design was influenced by several key factors from the

clients’ main requirements list; a bright home that maximized the lot and its views, a winged design to keep the bedrooms separate from the entertaining areas and a four-car garage in which the bays did not dominate the front elevation of the home. Situated on one of the most spectacular lots within Calgary, the design capitalises on the astounding city and valley views from every angle off the rear. To match the shape of the lot, and to maximize the rear width, the design was dialled five degrees outward, allowing each room to capitalise on the vistas it offered. Tall ceilings and large oversized windows open up the home, harmonising the residence with the surrounding landscape.


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Calgary, Alberta T2G 2S8 Canada t: +1 403 719 6641 e: info@deanthomas.ca w: www.deanthomas.ca


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Baghdad Residences

Baghdad Tower

E 2019-2020

iki design group

Nispetiye Mah. Aytar Cad. Aydin sk. Dagli Apt. No : 4 34340 Levent Istanbul, Turkey

  , iki design group is an architecture and design company that is committed to developing dynamic and interactive space arrangements that are sensitive to culture and climate. The firm has won an impressive five awards across the following three projects in Iraq. Baghdad Tower is an iconic high-rise development comprising a mix of offices, hotel units, serviced apartments and retail areas. These different entities are carefully arranged around various circulation schemes throughout the upper floors of the tower. The main design inspiration was giving the city a new rising hope, resulting in a unique structure on the Baghdad skyline. The brief for Baghdad Residences was to create a high standard of living for residents

Majidi Mall

throughout multiple units. Baghdad’s urban grid pattern inspired the design which features residential towers attached to each other, yet staggered to allow openings on all four sides. Following vastu principles in their alignment, self-shadowing façades dramatically reduce heat absorption. Majidi Mall boasts a new architectural style offering a harmony between classic and modern lines in order to emphasise the historical assets of Erbil city with a contemporary edge. The 145,000m² project will accommodate stores, an anchor supermarket, cinema, entertainment areas, restaurants and cafés. Shoppers will also be enticed outside of the mall’s interiors into the surrounding sequence of spaces, forming a new public heart for the city.

t: +90 212 278 74 44 e: iki@ikidg.com w: www.ikidg.com NOMINEE BEST COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT ARABIA Baghdad Tower by iki design group

 BEST COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE DEVELOPMENT IRAQ Baghdad Tower by iki design group Award Winner COMMERCIAL HIGH-RISE ARCHITECTURE IRAQ Baghdad Tower by iki design group Award Winner ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE IRAQ Baghdad Residences by iki design group Award Winner RETAIL ARCHITECTURE IRAQ Majidi Mall by iki design group Award Winner RETAIL DEVELOPMENT IRAQ Majidi Mall by iki design group


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 R,  first large scale residential project, located in Barbu Văcărescu, features living spaces with a high degree of luxury and comfort. The project creates a new living standard and balance point for the development of the whole Northern area of Bucharest. The area has seen a fantastic influx of luxury developments over the past years, with the re-conversion of the former industrial facilities into modern office buildings. Situated next to Aviației district and Barbu Văcărescu boulevard, the residences overlook Lake Tei, in the middle of the area’s most dynamic and desired place in Bucharest. Developed by London Partners and with SVN Romania’s award-winning team as the exclusive seller for the development, it’s the perfect mix of a quality residential compound, near the most dynamic office centre of the capital city.

The compound, at completion, will provide over 1,500 residences across 13 apartment buildings designed by award-winning K-Box Construction & Design. The first phase is already delivered to its residents and is made up of 238 units in two apartment buildings, with 10 floors. At the ground floor, there are commercial areas and underground/overground parking. The second development phase was delivered in September 2019. Here, 362 units will accommodate residents across three separate apartment buildings, each one with 10 floors. In the third development phase, which started at the end of 2018, there will be 482 units in four apartment buildings, maintaining the same vision of innovative design, simple elegance, which is truly connected to the heart of the city.


Belvedere Residences

6-8 Fabrica de Glucoza Str., Sector 2, Bucharest, Romania t: +40 730 177 238 e: office@belvedereresidences.ro w: www.belvedereresidences.ro

Award Winner RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT ROMANIA Belvedere Residences by London Partners Award Winner DEVELOPMENT MARKETING ROMANIA Belvedere Residences by SVN Romania for London Partners Award Winner ARCHITECTURE MULTIPLE RESIDENCE ROMANIA Belvedere Residences by K-Box Construction & Design for London Partners World’s Best Architecture

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Alinco Ltd.

Him Lam Building 234 Ngo Tat To St.,Binh Thanh Dist. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam t: +84 28 3840 1750

   16 years of experience in the construction industry and has grown from a small architectural firm to become one of the largest and most dynamic construction consultancy companies in Vietnam. Ascent Garden Home is its awardwinning mixed-use project, located near the Saigon River in Hochiminh City. Its various elements include a wide range of commercial units, offices, apartments and services. The design goal was to create a viable, functional, efficient and sustainable development that is not only user-friendly but also environmentally-friendly. An important part of this sustainable design involves controlling the amount of natural daylight flowing into the spaces. Thus, all of the functional spaces have windows and doors for

natural ventilation and lighting to help reduce energy consumption during the daytime. Ascent Garden Home’s two, 21-storey high buildings contain a total of 478 units on a land area of 10,076m². The buildings were specially orientated to offer a selection of river, city and green views. The design has an urban master plan that enhances connectivity, convenience and a sense of place by understanding the social, economic and environmental contexts of the site. Desirable, spacious and flexible apartment layouts were devised which would satisfy the diverse needs of different types of occupants. It was also important to achieve high development value by creating luxurious retail and commercial spaces as well as highstandard units and public facilities.

t: +84 28 3840 0306 e: sales@alinco.com.vn w: www.alinco.com.vn

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ARGO DEVELOPMENT STUDIO INC ARGO Development Studio is an international, award-winning architectural practice specialising in a design and construction process called Building Information Modelling (BIM). BIM allows for buildings to be designed in a scientific way, making them increasingly resilient to the effects of natural disasters. This process allows ARGO to design, cost and construct intelligent buildings in a 3D virtual environment achieving savings of up to 20% over conventional 2D delivery. ARGO’s offices are located in Dublin, Barbados, Dominica and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, with project offices in St. Maarten, Tortola and Bermuda. ARGO was started by Managing Director, David Campion, who has over 25 years of industry experience in design and development across Europe, the US and the Caribbean. The delivery of several award-winning design-build projects inspired David to create his own development studio that focuses on achieving greater efficiencies in the design and development process. NOMINEE BEST HOTEL ARCHITECTURE AMERICAS Fort Young Hotel Redevelopment by ARGO Development Studio Inc.

 BEST HOTEL ARCHITECTURE DOMINICA Fort Young Hotel Redevelopment by ARGO Development Studio Inc.

 BEST HOTEL INTERIOR DOMINICA Fort Young Hotel - Palisades Restaurant by ARGO Development Studio Inc.

 BEST LEISURE ARCHITECTURE DOMINICA Secret Bay Zing Zing Restaurant & Gommier Spa by ARGO Development Studio Inc.

 BEST NEW HOTEL CONSTRUCTION & DESIGN DOMINICA Fort Young Hotel - Fort Blocks by ARGO Development Studio Inc.


LUXE DEVELOPMENT SDN BHD Luxe Development Sdn Bhd is a Brunei-based design practice established in 2008 that specialises in architecture, interior design and project development under the creative direction of its founders, Thomas Lam and See Hung Ting. The company is driven by the founders’ passion, tenacity and uncompromising desire for excellence. Luxe specialises in developing tailored spatial experiences, commercial and institutional design solutions and design-centric residential properties. Luxe sees design as the means: the means to connect the environment with people – enhancing the human experience. The rapid growth of urban development and technology has significantly altered the way people live and their relationship with the built environment. Understanding and responding to these changes is a key component in Luxe’s development and design. In support of this approach, Luxe endeavours to fully understand its clients’ needs and aspirations while balancing them with the firm’s commitment to great design. NOMINEE BEST RETAIL INTERIOR ASIA PACIFIC HOOK.ED by Luxe Development Sdn Bhd

 BEST RETAIL INTERIOR BRUNEI HOOK.ED by Luxe Development Sdn Bhd

Award Winner MIXED-USE INTERIOR BRUNEI Avenue 41 by Luxe Development Sdn Bhd

Award Winner ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE BRUNEI Kota Batu Residence by Luxe Development Sdn Bhd

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OSVALDO ANDRADE Founder, Queiroz & Andrade Architects Osvaldo Andrade is a professional CAU (Conselho de Arquitetura e Urbanismo do Brasil), architect and urbanist, founder of Queiroz & Andrade Architects and a member of SAMPE – (Friends Society of the Pernambuco State Museum). He has taught at ESUDA (Faculdade de Ciências Humanas) and at FAUPE (Faculdade de Arquitetura e Urbanismo de Pernambuco). Osvaldo graduated at the Faculdade de Arquiitetura e Urbanismo, UFPE in 1988. He successfully completed both the post-graduation “Brazilian Architecture” at Faculdade de Arquiitetura e Urbanismo, FAUPE in 1989 and the post-graduation “Novas Técnicas de Ensino do Desenho”, UFPE in 1990. He has worked professionally at BDM in Luanda, Angola as well as in Maputo, Mozambique. Queiroz & Andrade Architects has won a wide range of prizes internationally.  BEST MIXED-USE ARCHITECTURE BRAZIL


AVA Towers by Queiroz Andrade

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PROFILES ROBERT TOWELL ARCHITECT Located in the Cayman Islands, Robert Towell Architect Ltd is a boutique style firm with a dedicated team, where clients are looked after by the same friendly professional faces from concept to final completion. Every client receives not only the team’s creativity and personal attention, but also the expert local knowledge. The company’s mission is simple: to create bold and striking spaces that clients will love – beautiful, functional, ground breaking yet timeless, as great design should be. Educated in Toronto, Canada and registered with both Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and American Institute of Architects (AIA), Robert has more than 25 years of experience internationally. Robert has worked on a diverse range of developments, from large-scale commercial projects, hotels and condominiums to luxury residences and complete house renovations. His distinctive style accents – cantilevered roofs, edgeless rooftop pools and the integration of outdoor living into the indoor space is incorporated into this new modernist approach, leaving the homeowner with a connected appreciation of the surrounding environment.  BEST ARCHITECTURE SINGLE RESIDENCE CAYMAN ISLANDS


Casa W - Canal Point by Robert Towell Architect

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International Architecture Winners 2019-2020 WORLD’S BEST ARCHITECTURE Tianshan Gate of the World by Architect: Aedas Client: Tianshan Group Best Architecture Multiple Residence

Best Mixed-use Architecture

Africa Ghana West Cantonments Apartments by Devtraco Plus

Africa Algeria C.I.C.- Centre International des Conferences

Americas USA Residences by Armani/Casa

by Fabris & Partners architetti

by Dezer Development and The Related Group

Arabia Dubai Dubai Commercity by P&T Architects and Engineers

Arabia Saudi Arabia UPTOWN by Alkhoyool Alarabia for Urban Development

Asia Pacific China Bamboo Futura

Asia Pacific China Dajia Villa by Lacime Architects

by Alexander Wong Architects Limited

Europe Russia Roza Rossa by KR Properties

Europe Czech Republic Bořislavka Centrum

UK The Mansion by Clivedale London

by KKCG Real Estate a.s.



Roza Rossa by KR Properties

Bamboo Futura by Alexander Wong Architects Limited

Best Architecture Single Residence

Best Office Architecture

Africa Mauritius M8 House by L8 Studio

Africa Liberia Executive Headquarters by National Social Security

Americas Costa Rica Casa Aramara by Sarco Architects Costa Rica

and Welfare Corporation (NASSCORP) and KRU Workshop, LLP

Arabia Lebanon HD South Villa DORI HITTI & NABIL ABOU RJEILY

Asia Pacific China SCE Hong Qiao Times Square


by Architect: Aedas Client: China SCE Group Holdings Limited

Asia Pacific Japan House In Izura by Life Style Koubou

Europe Turkey Regnum Sky Tower by MSA Architects

Europe Spain Villa Alcuzcuz by UDesign

UK 24 St James’s Square by BLDA Architects Ltd

UK Lodwick by Spatial Design Architects



SCE Hong Qiao Times Square

Lodwick by Spatial Design Architects

by Architect: Aedas Client: China SCE Group Holdings Limited

Best Commercial High-rise Architecture

Best Public Service Architecture

Africa Kenya The Address by Hayer One Limited

Africa Algeria Terminal West, Aeroport d’Alger

Arabia Kuwait Al Hamra Business Tower by Al Hamra Real Estate

by Llewelyn Davies

Asia Pacific China Tianshan Gate of the World

Americas Brazil Sao Leopoldo Mandic University, Araras

by Architect: Aedas Client: Tianshan Group

by Marcelo Novaes Associated Architects


Asia Pacific China Fuzhou Strait Cultural and Arts Centre by PES-Architects

Tianshan Gate of the World by Architect: Aedas Client: Tianshan Group

Europe Hungary Liget Budapest Project by Varosliget Ltd INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Hotel Architecture

Liget Budapest Project by Varosliget Ltd

Americas Mexico Solaz Los Cabos by Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos Arabia Dubai Ciel Tower by The First Group

Best Residential High-rise Architecture

Asia Pacific Macau Morpheus, City of Dreams Macau

Americas USA One Thousand Museum

by Melco Resorts & Entertainment

by Plaza Construction Group Florida, LLC

Europe Greece V45 by DELBLU architetti & associates

Arabia Dubai Ciel Tower by The First Group

UK Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London by Purcell

Asia Pacific Australia Hancok Street


by Squillace Architects & Salvo Property Group

Ciel Tower by The First Group

Europe Russia Play by Stone Hedge INTERNATIONAL WINNER

Best Leisure Architecture

One Thousand Museum by Plaza Construction Group Florida, LLC

Africa South Africa The Blyde Riverwalk Estate by Balwin Properties Arabia Saudi Arabia El-Terrace Hospitality Tower

Best Retail Architecture

by Hatem Attiya - Darwasa Designs

Asia Pacific Kazakhstan Mega Silk Way by Chapman Taylor LLP

Asia Pacific China Tianjin Luneng Community Academy by Lacime Architects

Europe Turkey City’s Nisantasi Shopping Mall

UK The Centre, Slough by GT3 Architects

by WAM Turkey (Worldwide Asset Management)



El-Terrace Hospitality Tower by Hatem Attiya - Darwasa Designs

Mega Silk Way by Chapman Taylor LLP


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