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World Architecture Festival: View the World Architecture Festival overall winners for 2015

World Architecture Festival: View the World Architecture Festival overall winners for 2015

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The overall winners and the world building of the year winner now announced, click here to view the World Architecture Festival overall winners for 2015

The World Architecture Festival 2015 brought together over 2,000 architects and designers to the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore for 3 days of presentations, debates and celebration. The festival’s most prestigious prize, the renowned World Building of the Year was announced at the annual gala dinner and has this year been awarded to Ole Scheeren of OMA for the Interlace in Singapore.

The World Architecture Festival 2016 will be held in Berlin in November – to be kept up to date with news on 2016, including when entries open, sign up to the WAF 2016 news alerts

 

BEST IN CIVIC AND COMMUNITY: Cam Thanh Community House in Vietnam by 1 + 1 > 2 International Architecture

BEST DISPLAY: Brazilian Pavilion, Expo Milano 2015 in Italy by Studio Arthur Casas + Atelier Marko Brajovic

BEST IN HEALTH: Walumba Elders Centre in Australia by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects

BEST IN HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH: Toho Gakuen School of Music in Japan by Nikken Sekkei

BEST HOTEL & LEISURE: Lanserhof Lake Tegern in Germany by Ingenhoven Architects

BEST HOUSE: Saigon House in Vietnam by a21 Studio

BEST HOUSING: The Interlace in Singapore by OMA:Buro Ole Scheeren

BEST MIXED USE: Casba in Australia by Billard Leece:SJB Architects

BEST NEW & OLD: Courtyard House Plugin in China by People’s Architecture Office

BEST OFFICE: HIGO in Japan by Nakayama Architects

BEST IN RELIGION: Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies in Qatar by Mangera Yvars Architects

BEST SCHOOL: Ballet School in Russia by Studio 44 Architects

BEST SHOPPING: Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li Chengdu in China by The Oval Partnership

BEST IN SPORT: San Mamés Stadium in Spain by ACXT-IDOM Architects

BEST IN TRANSPORT: Fulton Center in New York City by Grimshaw Architects

BEST COMMERCIAL MIXED USE (FUTURE PROJECT): Gardens by the Waterway Neighbourhood Centre and Polyclinic at Punggol in Singapore by Multiply Architects

BEST INFRASTRUCTURE (FUTURE PROJECT): Cukurova Regional Airport Complex in Turkey by EAA Emre Arolat Architects

BEST LEISURE-LED DEVELOPMENT (FUTURE PROJECT): London Olympic Stadium Transformation in the UK by Populous Architects

BEST OFFICE (FUTURE PROJECT): Reservoir in India by Sanjay Puri Architects

BEST MASTERPLANNING (FUTURE PROJECT): Development Concept for the Historic Centre of Kaliningrad in Russia by Studio 44 Architects

BEST IN EDUCATION: Wellington College – Performing Arts Centre in the UK by Studio Seilern Architects

BEST EXPERIMENTAL (FUTURE PROJECT): Home Farm in Singapore by Spark Architects

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