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Finalists of the 2016 AZ Awards

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18 Apr 2016

Finalists of the 2016 AZ Awards

AZ AWARDS 2016 Jury News

Our distinguished jury has chosen the 66 finalists for the sixth annual AZ Awards, selected from the 826 entries that flooded in from 52 countries.
For the sixth installment of the annual AZ Awards competition, our five jurors – architect Chris Wilkinson of WilkinsonEyre, interior designer Anna Simone of Cecconi Simone, landscape architect Thomas L. Woltz of Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects, architect John Tong of +tongtong and designer Omer Arbel of Bocci – waded through the staggering number of entries to narrow the field down to 66 finalists. We are thrilled to present the ones that won over our discerning international jury.

The winners from these finalists will be announced at our gala event, which will be held at the Evergreen Brick Works on June 17th in Toronto. Both the winners and finalists will be featured in our July/August issue, which hits newsstands late June.

Residential Architecture
Atelier Big City: The U, Montreal, Canada
LAN Architecture: 79 Housing Units, Bègles, France
Neri&Hu Design and Research Office: Rethinking the Split House, Shanghai, China
Patkau Architects: Tula House, Strait of Georgia, Canada
Tula House

PK Arkitektar: Vacation Cottages, Brekkuskógur, Iceland
Vacation Cottages

Tropical Space: Termitary House, Da Nang, Vietnam

Commercial / Institutional Architecture Over 1,000 Square Metres
Luís Pedro Silva, Arquitecto: Porto Cruise Terminal, Port of Leixões, Portugal
MAD Architects: Harbin Opera House, Harbin, China
Neri&Hu Design and Research Office: The Waterhouse at South Bund, Shanghai, China
Pancorbo Arquitectos: Vegas Altas Congress Center and Auditorium, Villanueva de la Serena, Spain
ZGF Architects: Stanford University Central Energy Facility, Stanford, U.S.

Commercial / Institutional Architecture Under 1,000 Square Metres
Davidson Rafailidis: He, She & It, Buffalo, U.S.
Sebastian Irarrazaval Arquitectos: Public Library of Constitución, Constitución, Chile
Shim-Sutcliffe Architects: Wong Dai Sin Temple, Toronto, Canada
Wong Dai Sin Temple

Landscape Architecture
Aldayjover Architecture and Landscape: Aranzadi Park, Pamplona, Spain
Aspect Studios with CHROFI: The Goods Line, Sydney, Australia
The Goods Line

Turenscape: Floating Connection: Harbin Cultural Center Wetland Park, Harbin, China

Temporary / Demonstration Architecture
Esrawe Studio with Cadena y Asociados: Los Trompos (Spinning Tops), Atlanta, U.S.
i29 Interior Architects: EH&I Pavilion, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Lateral Office with CS Design: Impulse, Montreal, Canada

Residential Interiors
Architecturama: Lake Jasper House, Chertsey, Canada
Ian Moore Architects: 30 Adelaide Street Sydney, Australia
Studio MK27: SPenthouse, São Paulo, Brazil

YH2 Architecture: Coupée Croisée, Montreal, Canada
Coupee Croisee

Commercial / Institutional Interiors
Phaedrus Studio: Odin Cafe & Bar, Toronto, Canada
3XN Architects: Kanonbådsvej Studio, Copenhagen, Denmark
Kanonbaadsvej Studio

Neri&Hu Design and Research Office: Comme Moi Flagship Store, Shanghai, China
Gensler: Muh-tay-zik Hof-fer Office, San Francisco, U.S.
Only If: Voyager Espresso, New York, U.S.
Voyager Espresso

Furniture Design
Artek: Kaari Collection by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
Fogo Island Shop: Furniture Collection by Markus Bergstrom, Kingman Brewster, Élaine Fortin, Ineke Hans, Nick Herder, Simon Jones, Joe Nunn and Donna Wilson
Keilhauer: Wheels by EOOS
Moss & Lam: W1 Tables
Vitra: Belleville by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec

Furniture Systems
Rimadesio: Cover Freestanding by Giuseppe Bavuso
Scavolini: Foodshelf by Ora Ïto

Lighting Fixtures
Barrisol: Manta by Ross Lovegrove
Davide Groppi: Fosbury by Davide Groppi
Flos: Superloon by Jasper Morrison
Pablo Designs: UMA Sound Lantern by Carmine Deganello and Pablo Pardo

Lighting Installations
Licht Kunst Licht AG: Sayner Hütte Foundry, Bendorf, Germany
OS and OOS: Mono-Lights, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Partisans: Gweilo Light, Toronto, Canada

Interior Products
Agape: Ell by Benedini Associati, Andrés Jost and Diego Cisi
Four O Nine: Urban Fabric Rugs
Laufen: Ino Collection by Toan Nguyen
Studio Diane Leclair Bisson: Funerary Urns

Architectural Products
Anyway Doors: Pivoting Room Divider
CRL-U.S. Aluminum: Entice Entrance System

Concepts / Unbuilt
Allied Works Architecture: Ohio Veterans Memorial and Museum, Columbus, U.S.
Sanjay Puri Architects: Reservoir, Rajasthan, India

Song Centis: Hotel Ascension, Buffalo, U.S.

Concepts / Prototypes
LevenBetts: Not To Scale
MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects: Enough House
Nasim Sehat: Biz Eyes 3-D Printed Eyewear
Teknion: PearsonLloyd Collection

Student A+ Award
Kristoffer Paolo Aguila (Ontario College of Art and Design University): Cradle Tea Service
Jurgis Gecys (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna): Curonian Spit – The Identity of the Landscape
Nicolas Lee and Carly Augustine (Harvard Graduate School of Design): Within The Frame: The Countryside as a City
Gabriel Muñoz Moreno (Harvard Graduate School of Design): Re-Generator, An Alternative Coastal Development

Social Good Award
Bonaventura Visconti di Modrone: Project Ti kay là, Haiti
Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects: Walumba Elders Centre, Warrmarn Community, Australia
Sebastian Irarrazaval Arquitectos: Public Library of Constitución, Constitución, Chile

Environmental Leadership Award
Aldayjover Architecture and Landscape: Aranzadi Park, Pamplona, Spain
Turenscape: Floating Connection: Harbin Cultural Center Wetland Park, Harbin, China
ZGF Architects: Stanford University Central Energy Facility, Stanford, U.S.
The 2016 AZ AWARDS is presented by Audi, Keilhauer and Rado, and sponsored by Cosentino, Urban Capital, TD Bank Group, George Brown School of Design, Alpi and CRH Canada Group.


JANUARY 4: Call for entries
FEBRUARY 26: Deadline for entries
MARCH: Finalists notified
APRIL 5 – MAY 6: People’s Choice voting
JUNE 17: AZ Awards Gala in Toronto
JUNE 20: AZ Awards Annual Issue on newsstands

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