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Saturday, June 06, 2020

World Architecture Festival 2014 winners

In Singapore over three days, 1–3 October, the winners of this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) were announced. The World Building of the Year is ‘The Chapel’ community center in Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam), by a21studio, while the Future Project of the Year is the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria extension in Victoria (Canada), by 5468796 Architecture + number TEN architectural group. The following works were acknowledged in the other sections: in Small Project, The Pinch library in Shuanghe (China), by Oliver Ottevaere and John Lin, Department of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong; in Landscape, the National Arboretum in Canberra (Australia), by Taylor Cullity Lethlean and Tonkin Zulaikha Greer; in New and Old, ‘Rethinking the Split House’ in Shanghai (China), by Neri&Hu Design and Research Office; in Civic & Community, ‘The Chapel’ in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), by a21 studio; in Culture, the Danish Maritime Museum in Helsingør, by BIG - Bjarke Ingels Group; in Hotel & Leisure, Son La Restaurant in Son La (Vietnam), by Vo Trong Nghia Architect; in Villa, the Dune House in New Zealand, by Fearon Hay Architects; in Production, Energy and Recycling, the Lune de Sang Sheds sustainableforest in New South Wales (Australia), by CHROFI; in Sport, the Singapore Sports Hub, by Singapore Sports Hub Design Team; in Health, the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse cancer attention center in Sydney (Australia), by HDR Arroz Daubney; in Transport, the Scale Lane Bridge in Hull (UK), by McDowell+Benedetti; in House, the House for Trees in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), by Vo Trong Nghia Architects; in Housing, ‘The Carve’ mixed-use building in Oslo (Norway), by A-Lab; in Office, Liberty Place in Sydney (Australia), by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp; in Higher Education & Research, the Dalarna Media Library in Falun (Sweden), by ADEPT; in Display, the Te Kaitaka or ‘The Cloak’ event space in Auckland (New Zealand), by Fearon Hay Architects; in Schools, the Chobham Academy in London (UK), by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris; in Shopping, the Yalikavak Marina Complex in Yalıkavak (Turkey), by EAA-Emre Arolat Architects; and in Religion, La Ascensión del Señor Church in Seville (Spain), by AGi architects.
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