Andrew Bromberg

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Andrew Bromberg
Born (1968-01-26) 26 January 1968 (age 46)
Denver, Colorado, USA
Nationality American
Awards See below
Practice Aedas
Buildings

The Star Performing Arts Centre, Singapore West Kowloon Terminus,[1] Hong Kong, PRC
Pentominium, Dubai, UAE

Sandcrawler (Fusionopolis 4), Singapore[2]

Andrew Bromberg[3] (born January 26, 1968 in Denver, Colorado) is an American architect. He works in Hong Kong with international architectural practice Aedas. Bromberg’s designs are balanced between humanistic influences of perception and culture, along with more contextual influences of location, climate and geography.

Early career[edit]

Andrew Bromberg studied Environmental Design at the University of Colorado and the Arizona State University; he also studied Architecture at the Southern California Institute of Architecture and the University of Washington where he received his master’s diploma in 1994. Bromberg won his first award while studying architecture in 1988.

From 1994 to 2000, he worked for NBBJ Architects in Seattle, following his passion for traveling that started at an early age he migrated to Asia in 2001.

In 2002, Bromberg joined the international architectural practice Aedas. Bromberg's team at the company attained significant accomplishments in a short span of time, winning multiple design competitions and receiving prestigious national and international awards. Brombergs most noteworthy achievement was winning the design competition for the Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus in 2009 that will connect Hong Kong to Beijing.

Andrew Bromberg comments about his work:

“ Central to my work is an underlying philosophy valuing “Human Sustainability” as vital to the success of a project and important as an extension of the public realm. I aspire toward “Enrichment” recognizing it as fundamental to the viability of the project and its influence with its surroundings".[4][5]

Selected projects[edit]

Pentominium, Dubai Marina, UAE

Pentominium is the tallest residential tower in the world at a height of 518m. It comprises luxurious penthouse apartments. Bromberg is the Design Director, 2006–present. Pentominium has won an array of awards including:

  • Cityscape Middle East Real Estate Awards. Winner, Future Projects - Residential.
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007 – Best Apartment.
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007 – Best Property Dubai.
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007 – Best Architecture.
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007 – Best International Property.
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007 – Best High-Rise Architecture.

Dance and Music Theatre, The Hague, Netherlands[6]

A concept design for a 48,000 sq m of gross floor area, consists of a theatre hall with 1,000 seats; a concert hall with 15,000 seats; a theatre hall with 350 seats and a concert hall with 500 seats, a jazz hall and exhibition facilities. This project received the World Architecture Festival (WAF) Award 2010.

Star Performing Arts Centre (CCRC), Singapore[7]

A 62,000 sq m development comprising civic, cultural, community, commercial and mixed-use, residential, retail, education, hospitality and leisure, sports, technology and labs, transportation and healthcare located at the heart One North, Singapore; the project is the finalist of the MIPIM Awards 2013, Best Shopping Centre category;[8] the Future Projects Leisure Led Development Category, the World Architecture Festival Award 2012; shortlisted in the Chicago Athenaeum, International Architecture Awards 2012; commended and received the MIPIM Architectural Review Furture Project Awards 2010. Received Cityscape Asia Award 2010 and Asia Pacific Commercial Property Awards 2009.

Arabian Performance Venue, Dubai, UAE[9]

A complex development consists of a museum, an events exhibition hall, opera platform and a 2,500 seats performance venue, Design Director, 2006. MIPIM Award, Commended 2008.

West Kowloon Cultural District Development, Hong Kong - Shortlisted

Forty ha integrated cultural venues with mixed use developments consists of an art exhibition centre, a large theatre, a concert hall and a performance venue, Design Director, 2004

World Tallest Twin Towers, Chongqing, PRC - Competition Winner

Competition. A 1,400,000 sq m mixed-use development consisting of residential, retail, hotel and office tower, Design Director, 2010–Present

Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus, Hong Kong[10]

The project scheme in Hong Kong comprises the underground West Kowloon Terminus (WKT), from WKT to the Hong Kong / Shenzhen Boundary, which will link up with the mainland section, Design Director, 2009–present. World Architecture Festival (WAF). Winner, Future Projects Infrastructure.

Pazhou Mixed-use Development, PRC[11]

A 180,000 sq m mixed use riverfront development comprising hotel, office, exhibition and convention centre; the project is highly commended by 2010 International Property Awards, Asia Pacific and received the Architecture Award (Mixed-use) China; Design Director, 2007–Present

Sandcrawler (Fusionopolis 4), Singapore[12]

A regional headquarters, for a major entertainment related company, and a revenue generating office building. Combining this with a strong civic intent within the One-North master plan in Singapore, the design for this project not only enjoys this ambiguity but also seeks a solution which celebrates the diversity. It is a 22,500 sq m Grade A+ office building. Greenmark Gold Plus, Design Project Director, 2009–present. Asia pacific Property Awards 2010 Winner.

Empire Tower, Abu Dhabi, UAE[13]

A 60-storey residential development with a GFA of 95,411.5 sq m; the project received The International Architecture Award for 2010 - The Chicago Athenaeum; Design Director, 2006

Ubora Towers Business Bay, Dubai, UAE

An award winning design (currently implemented) for the proposed mixed use development comprising retail, office and serviced apartments, 2006–2010

Dancing Towers of Abu Dhabi, UAE[14]

An 81,000 sq m mixed-use development comprising retail, office, serviced apartment & hotel, Design Director, 2005–2008

Boulevard Plaza, Dubai[15]

Two towers Grade A+ office at the gateway into the Burj Dubai development, Design Director, 2005–2009

DAMAC Ocean Heights I at Dubai Marina, UAE

An 82-storey super high luxurious residential development in Dubai, Design Director, 2005–2008

DAMAC Ocean Heights II at Dubai Marina,UAE

The competition winning design for a 106-storey residential development, Design Director, 2006–2010

The Legs, Abu Dubai, UAE[16]

A concept design of a mixed-use project consists of four distinct programs: hotel, serviced apartments, residential and offices, Design Director, 2006

North Star,[17] PRC

This mixed use project is part of a larger masterplan in Beijing close to the Olympic site. Design Director - Cityscape Awards for Architecture in the Emerging Market. Highly Commended, Commercial/Mixed Use Built

Competitions[edit]

2012

  • 1st Prize | Alibaba Mixed-Use Project Development,Chengdu, PRC

2011

  • 1st Prize | Da Xing Mixed-Use Project, Beijing, PRC

2010

  • 1st Prize | World Twin Towers, Chongqing, PRC

2009

  • 1st Prize | Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus, Hong Kong
  • 1st Prize | CX-2-1, One-North, Singapore

2007

  • 1st Prize | Pazhou Exhibition Centre, Guangzhou, PRC
  • 1st Prize | Civic, Cultural & Retail Complex, Singapore

2006

  • 1st Prize | U-BORA Towers Complex, Dubai
  • 1st Prize | Oceanscape Shams, Abu Dhabi
  • 1st Prize | Solidere Development Block 20, Beirut, Lebanon

2005

  • 1st Prize | Ocean Heights Two, Dubai
  • 1st Prize | Grand Marco Polo Hotel, Beijing
  • 1st Prize | The Legs, Middle East
  • 1st Prize | Jebel Hafeet Hotel, Al Ain, UAE
  • 1st Prize | Khaldeya Mixed (Dancing Tower), Abu Dhabi
  • 2nd Prize | Dong Zhi Men Mixed-Use Development, Beijing
  • 1st Prize | Xian Residential Development, Xian

2004

  • 1st Prize | Ocean Heights Residential Tower, Dubai
  • 1st Prize | Sunshine 100, Residential Development, Chongqing
  • 1st Prize | Damac Headquarters, Dubai

2003

  • Shortlisted | West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong
  • 1st Prize | North Star Mixed-Use Development, Beijing
  • 1st Prize | Foshan Media Center, Foshan
  • 1st Prize | Goldfield San Lin Residential, Shanghai
  • 2nd Prize | Luo Xi Residential Development, Guangzhou
  • 1st Prize | Zhongguan International Plaza, Beijing
  • 1st Prize | Workers Daily, Beijing

2002

  • 1st Prize | Szechuan Financial Corporation, Chengdu
  • Shortlisted | Hong Kong Tamar Government Headquarters, Hong Kong
  • 1st Prize | Beijing International Plaza, Beijing

2001

  • 1st Prize | Chinese Overseas Bank Headquarters, Taipei

Awards[edit]

2013

  • MIPIM Awards Finalist - Best Shopping Centre - Star Performing Arts Centre, Singapore

2012

  • World Architecture Festival (WAF)Awards 2012 Finalist - Star Performing Arts Centre, Singapore
  • The Chicago Athenaeum, International Architecture Awards 2012 Finalist - Star Performing Arts Centre, Singapore
  • The Chicago Athenaeum, International Architecture Awards 2012 Finalist - West Kowloon Terminus, Hong Kong
  • The Chicago Athenaeum, International Architecture Awards 2012 Finalist - Dance and Music Centre, Netherlands
  • The Chicago Athenaeum, International Architecture Awards 2012 Finalist - Sanya Residential Development
  • The Chicago Athenaeum, International Architecture Awards 2012 Finalist - Capella Hotel and Residences
  • Perspective Awards 2012 Certificate of Excellence, Architecture (Professional) Mixed Use - U-Bora Towers, Dubai, UAE
  • Perspective Awards 2012 Certificate of Excellence, Architecture (Professional) International Architecture - U-Bora Towers, Dubai, UAE | Boulevard Plaza, Dubai, UAE
  • WAN Transportation Awards Finalist - Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus, Hong Kong
  • WAN Transportation Awards Finalist - Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus, Hong Kong
  • Cityscape Abu Dhabi Awards Winner - Built Commercial, Office & Retail Project Award | U-Bora Towers, Dubai, UAE
  • MIPIM Awards Winner - Best Futura Mega Project | Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus, Hong Kong
  • MIPIM Asia Awards Finalist - Best Chinese Futura Mega Projects |Xihongmen Development, Beijing, PRC
  • World Architecture Festival (WAF) Finalist - Future Projects Leisure Led Development | Star Performing Arts Centre, Singapore
  • Cityscape Awards Real Estate MENA Winner – Commercial, Office & Retail Project Award - Built | U-Bora Towers, Dubai, UAE
  • Cityscape Awards Real Estate MENA Finalist – Mixed Use Project Award – Built | U-Bora Towers, Dubai, UAE
  • Cityscape Awards Real Estate MENA Finalist – Residential Project Award - Future | Ocean Heights, Dubai Marina, UAE
  • Leading European Architects Forum (LEAF) Award Finalist – Best Future Building | CX 2-1, Singapore
  • Leading European Architects Forum (LEAF) Award Finalist – Best Future Building | Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus, Hong Kong
  • Asia Pacific Property Awards Architecture Multiple Residence for China | Sanya Residential, PRC
  • Asia Pacific Property Awards Hotel Architecture | Crowne Plaza Hotel, Huizhou, PRC
  • International Property Award winner from Asia Pacific 2012 – Aliens Space Station (Aliens Group)

2011

  • The Chicago Athenaeum, International Architecture Awards 2011 - The Best New Global Design| The Sandcrawler, Singapore
  • Asia Pacific Property Awards 2011 - Asia Pacific Commercial Property Awards 2011 - 5 Stars – The Architecture Award (Office), Singapore|The Sandcrawler
  • Shanghai Commercial Real Estate Professional Committee of ASSC – Innovative Commercial Real Estate Architecture & Design Awards 2011-Innovation Award|North Star, Beijing, PRC
  • Cityscape Awards 2011 – Real Estate, MENA Winner in Commercial, Office & Retail Project (Built) Category| Boulevard Plaza, Dubai, UAE

2010

  • World Architecture Festival (WAF). Winner, Future Projects - Infrastructure | West Kowloon Terminus
  • World Architecture Festival (WAF). Winner, Future Projects – Competitions | Dance and Music Center
  • Cityscape Awards for Architecture in the Emerging Market. Winner, Commercial/Mixed Use Future Category | Civic Cultural & Retail Complex
  • Cityscape Awards for Architecture in the Emerging Market. Winner, Tourism, Travel And Transport Future Category | West Kowloon Terminus
  • Cityscape Awards for Architecture in the Emerging Market. Highly Commended, Commercial/Mixed Use Built | North Star
  • Cityscape Awards for Architecture in the Emerging Market. Highly Commended, Commercial/Mixed Use Future Category | West Kowloon Terminus
  • The International Architecture Award for 2010 – The Chicago Athenaeum | Empire Tower
  • International Property Awards, Asia Pacific – The Architecture Award | North Star
  • International Property Awards, Asia Pacific – The Architecture Award | Pazhou Exhibition & Hotel Development
  • MIPIM Architectural Review Future Project Awards 2010, Commended | Civic Cultural & Retail Complex

2009

  • International Property Award 2009- Finalist, Architecture Award | Civic Cultural & Retail Complex
  • World Architecture Festival (WAF) – Finalist, Future Projects - Commercial | Pazhou Exhibition & Hotel Development
  • Middle East “Architect of the Year”. Finalist, Andrew Bromberg
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2009 Best Architecture (Multiple Units) in Dubai, Residential | U-Bora Towers
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2009 Best Development in Dubai, Residential | U-Bora Towers
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2009 The Architecture Award in Dubai, Commercial | U-Bora Towers
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2009 – Best Mixed-Use Development in Dubai, Commercial | U-Bora Towers
  • CNBC Asia Pacific Commercial Property Awards 2009 – The Architecture Award Asia Pacific | Civic Cultural & Retail Complex
  • CNBC Asia Pacific Commercial Property Awards 2009 The Architecture Award Singapore | Civic Cultural & Retail Complex
  • Cityscape Middle East Real Estate Awards. Winner, Future Projects - Residential | The Pentominium

2008

  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2008, Best High-Rise Architecture Abu Dhabi Award| Empire Tower
  • MIPIM Architectural Review Future Project Awards 2008, Commendation for Mixed Use| Arabian Performance Venue within Nature Reserve

2007

  • International Design Awards, Architecture – Urban Design, Second Place| West Kowloon Cultural District
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007 – Best Apartment| The Pentominium
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007 – Best Property Dubai | The Pentominium
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007 – Best Architecture| The Pentominium
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007 – Best International Property| The Pentominium
  • CNBC Arabian Property Awards 2007 – Best High-Rise Architecture| The Pentominium
  • 40 Under 40, Perspective Magazine - Andrew Bromberg

2006

  • Cityscape Architectural Review, Design Commendation for Sport & Leisure | Jebel Hafeet
  • MIPIM Architectural Review, Commendation for Master Planned Communities| West Kowloon Cultural District
  • Arabian Property Award, Best Architecture Award | Ocean Heights Two
  • Arabian Property Award, Best Development Award. Oceanscape 2005 – Bentley International Award, Best Architecture| Ocean Heights

2004

  • Cityscape Architectural Review, Commendation for Master Planning | West Kowloon Cultural District
  • Cityscape Architectural Review, Commendation for Residential – Future Projects| Luo Xi

2001

  • American Society of Landscape Architects, Merit Award, Ohio Chapter | Reebok World Headquarters

2000

  • American Institute of Architects Seattle, Merit Award | Reebok World Headquarters
  • Chicago Athenaeum American Architect Awards | Reebok World Headquarters

1999

  • National Association of Industrial and Office Proper-ties: Office of the Year | Adobe NW Headquarters

1995

  • American Institute of Architects Seattle Honor Award: Conceptual Work | Four Houses and a Bluff. Selection Juror – Steven Holl

1993

  • Rice University Fellowship, by Lars Lerup, Dean.

1989

  • American Institute of Architects Colorado Anniversary Fellowship.

1988

  • Dana Giffen Soper Memorial Fellowship.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Bromberg, Andrew (2007), Architecture and Sensuality Andrew Bromberg of Aedas: Recent Works, Oro Editions, ISBN 978-0-9774672-8-0 
  • Ojeda (editor), Oscar Riera (2011), New Architecture in the Emerging World: Projects by Andrew Bromberg, Aedas, Thames & Hudson, ISBN 978-84-9936-720-0 

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