LEAF Awards Berlin

LEAF Award Winners, 2009, Competition, Buildings, Offices, Event, Berlin

LEAF Awards Berlin

Winning Architects : Leading European Architects Forum

LEAF Awards Berlin – 2009

Overall Winner of The Emirates Glass LEAF Award, 4 Sep 2009:

Qatar Science and Technology Park by Woods Bagot
Qatar Science and Technology Park building

LEAF Award Winners 2009 : Photos of the Recipients
LEAF Award Winners

The Emirates Glass LEAF Awards
4 Sep 2009
Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Berlin, Germany

The Emirates Glass LEAF Awards 2009

The 2009 LEAF Awards took place on 4 September at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Berlin. The awards, sponsored by Emirates Glass, have rapidly become one of the most prestigious global architectural prizes acknowledging excellence in the international architectural, design and build professions. The awards are open to all companies, technologies and individuals that have made an outstanding contribution to the world of architecture and strive to set higher benchmarks for the design buildings of tomorrow.

The biggest names in architecture from around the world gathered at Berlin’s prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel. The event was hosted by actor, writer and comedian Neil Mullarkey and also featured fantastic entertainment throughout the night from Kit and the Widow.

This year’s event highlighted the keen international competition with many leading names in the architectural and design fields, and several new and less-well-known organisations vying for the coveted awards across the many categories. The 11 award categories, including the new Master Planning & Landscaping Award as well as the Residential Building of the Year Award (Single and Multiple Occupancy), attracted entries from 26 countries worldwide.
The winners of each category, designed to celebrate architectural excellence in the fields of innovation, structural and interior design across both private and public sectors, are listed below.
” Mixed-Use Building of the Year, sponsored by Bentley Systems: EAA-Emre Arolat Architects for 7800 Çe?me Residences & Hotel in Turkey
” Residential Building of the Year (multiple occupancy), sponsored by Laufen Bathrooms AG: David Chipperfield Architects for Ninetree Village in China
” Residential Building of the Year (single occupancy), sponsored by Laufen Bathrooms AG: Studio mk27 for Paraty House in Brazil
” Commercial Building of the Year, sponsored by Bauporte Design Entrances: Woods Bagot for the Qatar Science and Technology Park in Qatar
” Public Building of the Year, sponsored by Projecta B.V: gpy arquitectos for La Cisnera Community Centre in Spain
” International Interior Design Award, sponsored by GranitiFiandre S.p.A: ATELIER BRÜCKNER GmbH for BMW Museum in Germany
” Master Planning & Landscaping, sponsored by Trimo, d. d.: Strootman Landscape Architects & Palmbout Urban Landscapes for Wieringen Passage in the Netherlands
” Young Architect, sponsored by VitrA: John Pardey Architects for Hind House in the UK
” Best Sustainable Development, sponsored by Alcan Composites – Alucobond: Chetwoods Architects for Blue Planet, Chatterley Valley in Ireland
” Best Structural Design of the Year, sponsored by Frener & Reifer Metallbau: Amanda Levete Architects for Spencer Dock Bridge in the UK
” LEAF Award Winner, sponsored by Emirates Glass: Woods Bagot for the Qatar Science and Technology Park in Qatar
In addition a Special Commendation Award was given to registered charity Article 25 for The Seismic-Resistant Housing in Pakistan.
The ceremony concluded with the presentation of The LEAF Award to Woods Bagot who scooped this top prize at the Awards with their project, Qatar Science and Technology Park. The award was picked by the judges as the best overall project to be entered into this year’s LEAF Awards.

This year’s esteemed panel of judges comprised leading figures from the construction industry; Irving Brauer, Principal of Brauer Associates; Nicola Leonardi, Editor of The Plan Magazine; and Armand Terruli, an architect at Vector Foiltec and video artist.

With well over 150 entries received this year the judges were overwhelmed with a large and diverse range of projects from which to choose from.

LEAF Award Winners 2009 : Results Summary with Links

LEAF Mixed Use Building of the Year Award:
7800 Çesme Residences & Hotel

LEAF Residential Building of the Year Award Multiple Occupancy:
Ninetree Village

LEAF Residential Building of the Year Award Single Occupancy:
Paraty House

LEAF Commercial Building of the Year Award:
Qatar Science and Technology Park [link at top of this page]

LEAF International Interior Design of the Year Award:
BMW Museum

LEAF Young Architect Award:
Hind House

LEAF Best Sustainable Development Award:
Blue Planet, Chatterley Valley

LEAF Master Planning & Landscaping Award:
Wieringen Passage

LEAF Public Building of the Year Award:
La Cisnera Community Centre Building

LEAF Best Structural Design of the Year Award:
Spencer Dock BridgeWinner

The LEAF Award 2009 winners were announced in Berlin on 4 Sep 2009

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