The Emirates Glass LEAF Awards 2011

Overall Winner: Milanofori Housing Complex by OBR / © Mariela Apollonio

The 9th Annual Emirates Glass LEAF Awards recently announced the winning projects and proved to be a huge success attracting a whole host of recognizable faces from the architectural community. This spectacular evening took place in the stunning surroundings of the Landmark hotel which was admired by the many guests that attended. The 2011 shortlist included some of the world’s most iconic buildings and designs. More information on the lucky winners of the evening after the break.

Mixed-Use Building of the Year
TODD Architects, The Boat
Belfast, Northern Ireland, Harry Dougherty|

Punta House by Marcio Kogan / © Reinaldo Coser

Residential Building of the Year (Single Occupancy)
Studio mk27, punta house
Punta Del Este, Uruguay, (client confidential)

Residential Building of the Year (Multiple Occupancy)
OBR Open Building Research S.r.l. Milanofiori Residential Complex
Milan, Italy Milanofiori 2000 S.r.l

Diagonal 00 Telefonica Tower / © mylapse

Commercial Building of the Year
ESTUDI MASSIP-BOSCH ARQUITECTES, Diagonal ZeroZero Telefonica Tower
Barcelona, Spain, Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona

International Interior Design Award
RHWL Architects, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
, Manhattan Loft Corporation

London 2012 Olympic Stadium / Courtesy of Populous

International Off-Site Construction Project of the Year
Populous, London 2012 Olympic Delivery Authority
London, UK

Living Foz / Courtesy of dEMM Arquitectura

Young Architect
dEMM arquitectura – PAULO FERNANDES SILVA, Living Foz Porto
Portugal, J Camilo, lda

The Crystal by Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects / © Adam Mørk

Best Structural Design of the Year
schmidt hammer lassen architects, The Crystal
København, Denmark

Public Building of the Year – Joint winners
Diaz & Diaz Arquitectos, Building of Control CCS
Outer Harbour of Ferrol, Port Authority of Ferrol San iprian, Galicia, Spain

Steven Holl Architects, Cite de L’Ocean et du Surf
Biarritz, France, City of Biarritz

Best Sustainable Technology Incorporated into a Building
JSWD ARCHITEKTEN, Q1 Building, ThyssenKrupp Quarter
Essen, Germany, ThyssenKrupp AG, Essen with Chaix & Morel et Associes

Best Sustainable Development in Keeping with its Environment
LAN, EDF Archives Centre
Bure-Saudron, France, EDF

Overall Winner
OBR Open Building Research for Milanofiori Residential Complex

The Special Commendation Award went to: Project: University of Naples Subway Station by Karim Rashid Inc Client: Comune di Napoli (Municipality of Napoli) Metropolitana di Napoli.

For more information on the awards, please visit their official website here.

Cite: Furuto, Alison. "The Emirates Glass LEAF Awards 2011" 26 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 29 May 2015. <>
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