Aedas

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Aedas
Limited liability company
Industry Architecture
Founder Keith Griffiths
Number of locations
London, Hong Kong, Beijing, Chengdu, Ho Chi Minh City, Macau, Shanghai, Singapore, Los Angeles, Seattle, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, New Delhi
Area served
International
Key people
Chairman - Keith Griffiths
Global Board -
Andrew Bromberg
Frank McGoldrick
Ken Yip Kai Wai
Kevin Jose
Maxell Connop
Tony Kong Siong Ang
Andy Zi Xin Wen
Peter Shaw
Services Architecture, Graphics, Interior Design, Landscape and Urban Design & Masterplanning
Number of employees
1400 (2014)
Website www.aedas.com

Aedas (/ˈdɨs/, from Latin aedificare, "to build") is one of the five largest international architectural firms.[1] The practice provides architecture, interior design, landscape design, urban design and masterplanning, and graphics design services across mixed-use, office, retail, residential, hotel, infrastructure, education, civic and culture, and urban planning.

History[edit]

Aedas was established in 2002 and has grown from 550 employees in 2002 to over 1,000 in 2008 when it became one of the world’s five largest architectural practices, a position which it continues to hold in 2014.[2]

In 2014, Aedas employs 1,400 staff at 13 offices in eight countries, focusing on high-density developments in major world cities.[3]

In the beginning of 2015, Aedas acquired UK practice RHWL and Arts Team.

Projects[edit]

Aedas has completed more than 100 projects totalling over 100 million square feet of space around the world.[4] Notable project include:

Awards[edit]

The practice was winner of the Architects' Journal International Practice of the Year 2010.[19] Aedas projects which have won the most international design awards are Sandcrawler, regional headquarters for Lucasfilm Singapore, Best New Global Design at the International Architecture Awards 2011 for The Chicago Athenaeum;[20] Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus in Hong Kong, Best Futura Mega Project at MIPIM Awards 2012;[21] Mixed-Use Development in Xihongmen, Da Xing District, in Beijing, China, Best International Mixed-use Architecture at International Property Awards 2013;[22] The Star in Singapore - Best Global Project, Retail, Mixed-use Development at ENR Global Best Projects Awards 2014;[23] and Mallory Street / Burrows Street Revitalisation Project, Wan Chai, Hong Kong - Medal of the Year of Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Institute of Architects Annual Awards 2013.[24]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 rank: 5, Wolrd Architecture 100". bdonline.co.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "WA100" (PDF). The World’s Largest Architecture Practices (UK: Building Design). 20 December 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "Aedas dumps UK business to focus on "high-density urban high-rise"". dezeen magazine. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "Mixed use designer Aedas to demerge". CoStar.uk. 
  5. ^ "Aedas Dubai design wins office and retail award". ConstructionWeekOnline. 
  6. ^ "Damac Heights, Dubai, United Arab Emirates". designbuild-network.com. 
  7. ^ "Aedas International designs Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island". Hotel Design. 
  8. ^ "R&F Center". architectmagazine.com. 
  9. ^ "Mandarin Oriental Chengdu". architectmagazine.com. 
  10. ^ "MARINA BAY MRT STATION". archello.com. 
  11. ^ "Hong Kong International Airport North Satellite Concourse". architect.co.uk. 
  12. ^ "Aedas designs new retail complex next to Dalian's Olympic Square". World Architecture News. 
  13. ^ "Aedas – Pentominium (Dubai)". Architecture Scope. 
  14. ^ "HKIA Annual Awards 2013". The Hong Kong Institute of Architects. 
  15. ^ "The Star / Andrew Bromberg of Aedas". ArchDaily. 
  16. ^ "DOUBLE GREEN - SINAR MAS LAND HEAD OFFICE BUILDING". ARCHELLO. 
  17. ^ "Aedas' Starlight Place Scores Second Prestigious Award in a Month - Global RLI Award 2013". Archinect. 
  18. ^ "U-Bora Towers Complex by Aedas". Archiscene. 
  19. ^ "AJ100 2010 International Practice of the Year: Aedas". The Architects Journal. 
  20. ^ "The International Design Awards 2011 Archive" (PDF). The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. Retrieved 20 June 2012. 
  21. ^ "MIPIM Awards 2012 Winners" (PDF). Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  22. ^ "International Property Award winners from International 2013". Retrieved 28 July 2014. 
  23. ^ "MIPIM Awards 2012 Winners". ENR.com. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  24. ^ "HKIA Annual Awards 2013". The Hong Kong Institute of Architects. Retrieved 30 July 2014. 

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