LEAF Award

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The Emirates Glass LEAF Awards is an annual international architectural prize. It recognises innovative architectural design that sets the benchmark for the international architectural community of the next generation.

The LEAF Awards program is operated by the Leading European Architects Forum (LEAF), founded in 2001. LEAF brings together leading international architects and designers operating in Europe and beyond to share knowledge, to network and to develop new partnerships.[1]

Entry is open to all architects worldwide and buildings located anywhere in the world and completed between January 2010 and May 2011 are eligible for LEAF Awards 2011.[2]

Categories[edit]

LEAF Awards 2011 consists of the following twelve categories and the overall winner:

  • Residential Building of the Year (single occupancy)
  • Residential Building of the Year (multiple occupancy)
  • Commercial Building of the Year
  • Public Building of the Year
  • Mixed-Use Building of the Year
  • International Residential Interior Design Award
  • International Commercial/Public Interior Design Award
  • International Offsite Construction Project of the Year
  • Best Structural Design of the Year
  • Young Architect of the Year
  • Best Sustainable Technology Incorporated into a Building
  • Best Sustainable Development in keeping with its Environment

Venues[edit]

The location of the award ceremony changes from year to year.

Overall winners[edit]

Year Laureate Building Location
2011 OBR Open Building Research
 Italy
Milanofiori housing complex Genova,
 Italy
2010 Boogertman + Partners & Populous
 South Africa
Soccer City National Stadium Johannesburg,
 South Africa
2009 Woods Bagot
 Australia
Qatar Science & Technology Park Doha,
 Qatar
2008 schmidt hammer lassen
 Denmark
Performers House Silkeborg,
 Denmark
2007 Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
 United States
ARB Bank Riyadh,
 Saudi Arabia
2006 David Chipperfield
 United Kingdom
America's Cup Building Valencia
 Spain
2005 Henning Larsen Architects
 Denmark
IT University of Copenhagen Copenhagen,
 Denmark

Category winners[edit]

2011[edit]

The category winners in 2011 were:[8]

  • Mixed Use Building: TODD Architects for The Boat
  • Residential Building (Multiple Occupancy): OBR Open Building Research S.r.l. for Milanofiori Residential Complex
  • Residential Building (Single Occupancy): Studio mk27 for Punta House
  • Commercial Building: ESTUDI MASSIP-BOSCH ARQUITECTES for Diagonal Zero Zero Telefonica Tower
  • Public Building: Joint winners: Diaz & Diaz Arquitectos for Building of Control CCS and Steven Holl Architects for Cite de l'Ocean et du Surf
  • International Interior Design: RHWL Architects for St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel
  • Master Planning & Landscaping: URBE Architects for Estoril Open Space Strategy
  • Young Architect: dEMM arquitectura – PAULO FERNANDES SILVA for Living Foz Porto
  • Structural Design: schmidt hammer lassen architects for The Crystal
  • Best Sustainable Technology Incorporated into a Building: JSWD ARCHITEKTEN for Q1 Building, ThyssenKrupp Quarter
  • Best Sustainable Development in Keeping with its Environment: LAN for EDF Archives Centre
  • Overall winner: OBR Open Building Research S.r.l. for Milanofiori Residential Complex

2010[edit]

The category winners in 2010 were:[9]

  • Mixed Use Building: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios for Broadcasting Place
  • Residential Building (Multiple Occupancy): Henning Larsen Architects for The Wave
  • Residential Building (Single Occupancy): Mount Fuji Architects Studio for PLUS
  • Commercial Building: HASSELL and Lend Lease design for ANZ Centre, Melbourne
  • Public Building: Boogertman + Partners & Populous for Soccer City National Stadium
  • International Interior Design: Isay Weinfeld Arquitetura for Bar Número
  • Master Planning & Landscaping: URBE Architects for Estoril Open Space Strategy
  • Young Architect: Arquitecturia for Ferreries Cultural Centre
  • Structural Design: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill for Burj Khalifa
  • Sustainable Development: Ben Nakamura for Nanasawa Kibonooka Elementary School

2009[edit]

The category winners in 2009 were:[5]

  • Mixed-Use Building: EAA-Emre Arolat Architects for 7800 Çe?me Residences & Hotel
  • Residential Building: David Chipperfield Architects for Ninetree Village
  • Residential Building: Studio mk27 for Paraty House
  • Commercial Building: Woods Bagot for Qatar Science & Technology Park
  • Public Building: gpy arquitectos for La Cisnera Community Centre
  • International Interior Design: ATELIER BRÜCKNER GmbH for BMW Museum
  • Master Planning & Landscaping: Strootman Landscape Architects & Palmbout Urban Landscapes for Wieringen Passage
  • Young Architect: John Pardey Architects for Hind House [10]
  • Best Sustainable Development: Chetwoods Architects for Blue Planet, Chatterley Valley
  • Structural Design: Amanda Levete Architects for Spencer Dock Bridge
  • Grand Prix Winner Winner: Woods Bagot for Qatar Science & Technology Park

2008[edit]

Category winners in 2008 were:[11]

2007[edit]

The category winners in 2007 were:[12]

2006[edit]

The category winners in 2006 were:[13]

2005[edit]

The category winners in 2005 were:[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "What is LEAF?". LEAF. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  2. ^ "LEAF Awards 2011". LEAF International. Retrieved 2011-03-18. 
  3. ^ a b "LEAF Awards 2006 call for entries announced". AMEinfo. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  4. ^ "Shortlist Announced for Emirates Glass LEAF Awards in Tightly Fought Contest". WAbeta. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  5. ^ a b "The Emirates Glass LEAF Awards 2009 - A Night to Remember". zawya.com. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  6. ^ "LEAF Awards 2010". LEAF International. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  7. ^ "LEAF Awards 2011". LEAF International. Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  8. ^ "The Emirates Glass LEAF Awards 2011". archdaily. Retrieved 2011-09-26. 
  9. ^ "Winners of the Emirates Glass LEAF Awards 2010". Bustler. Retrieved 2010-09-17. 
  10. ^ "Hind House Interview". Slashstroke Magazine. Retrieved 2010-10-27. 
  11. ^ "Emirates Glass LEAF Awards 2008". detail.de. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  12. ^ "Emirates Glass LEAF Awards Winners 2007". nuildingtalk. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 
  13. ^ "LEAF Awards 2006 Review". designbuilding-network.com. Retrieved 2009-09-15. 

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