2013 LEAF Award Winners Announced

The Marsan Mediatheque, overall winner of the 2013 LEAF Awards. Image Courtesy of archi5

Now in its tenth year, the Emirates Glass LEAF Awards honor the architects designing the buildings and solutions that are setting the benchmark for the international architectural community. Founded in 2001, the competition is organized by the Leading European Architects Forum (LEAF) and recognizes innovative architectural design. 17 different awards were given to various projects and architects, with one overall winner. Check out the winners after the break…

Mixed Use Building of the Year:

Steven Holl Architects, Sliced Porossity Block – CapitaLand Raffles City, Chengdu, China

© Hufton + Crow

Residential Building of the Year (Single Occupancy): studiomk27, MM House, Sao Paulo, Brazil

© FG + SG, Fernando Guerra

Residential Building of the Year (Single Occupancy): Yasuhiro Yamashita and Atelier Tekuto, Boundary House, Chiba Prefecture, Japan

via Atelier Tekuto. Image Courtesy of Arena International

Residential Building of the Year (Multiple Occupancy): Shinichiro Iwata, M-apartment, Chiba, Japan

via Shinichiro Iwata. Image Courtesy of Arena International

Commercial Building of the Year: (Sponsored by Thrislington Cubicles Limited) WSP Architects, Hangzhou Alipay Building, Hangzhou, China

via WSP Architects. Image Courtesy of Arena International

International Interior Design Award: Studio Seilern Architects, Lauenen Residence, Lauenen, Switzerland

via Studio Seilern. Image Courtesy of Arena International

Refurbishment of the Year: Ector Hoogstad Architecten, MetaForum at Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands

© Petra Appelhof

Public Building of the Year – Culture: Henning Larsen Architects and Batteriid Architects, Harpa – Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre, Reykjavik, Iceland

Courtesy of Henning Larsen Architects

Public Building of the Year – Culture: archi5, Marsan Mediatheque, Mont de Marsan, France

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Public Building of the Year – Transport & Infrastructure: Oscar Tusquets Blanca and M.N.Metropolitana di Napoli Spa, Toledo Metro Station, Napoli, Italy

via Oscar Tusquets Blanca and M.N.Metropolitana di Napoli Spa. Image Courtesy of Arena International

Public Building of the Year – Education & Research: Henning Larsen Architects, Campus Roskilde, Roskilde, Denmark

via Henning Larsen. Image Courtesy of Arena International

Public Building of the Year – Sport: archi5, Leo Lagrange Stadium, Toulon, France

© Sergio Grazia

Best Sustainable Development (Environmental): SKEW Collaborative, Chinese Academy of Sciences IOT Center, Jiading District, Shanghai

via SKEW Collaborative. Image Courtesy of Arena International

Best Sustainable Development (Social): Kaunitz Yeung Architecture, Takara Demonstration School, Takara, Efate Island, Vanutau

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Best Sustainable Development (Social): Yasuhiro Yamashita and Atelier Tekuto, Emergency Supply Warehouse, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan

via Atelier Tekuto. Image Courtesy of Arena International

Best Future Building – Residential (Drawing Board): Yasuhiro Yamashita + Kenji Mizukami + Ben Matsuno / TeMaLi Architect, Post-Disaster Public Housing in the city of Kamaishi, Kamaishi City, Iwate Prefecture

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Urban Design Award: MZ Architects, Valley City – Qatar

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Lifetime Achievement Award: Sir Peter Hall

2013 Overall Winner: (Sponsored by Emirates Glass) archi5, Marsan Mediatheque, Mont de Marsan, France

The Marsan Mediatheque, overall winner of the 2013 LEAF Awards. Image Courtesy of archi5
via archi5. Image Courtesy of Arena International
via archi5. Image Courtesy of Arena International

Residential Building of the Year (Single Occupancy): Adam Knibb Architects, Bluebell Pool House, Crawley, Winchester UK

Courtesy of Arena International

Best Sustainable Development (Environmental): Make Architects, The Gateway Building, Sutton Bonington, Leicestershire UK

Courtesy of Make Architects

Best Sustainable Development (Environmental): Wilkinson Eyre Architects, The Crystal, London, UK

© Edmund Sumner

Best Sustainable Development (Social): Virai Arquitectos, Institutional Winery “La Grajera”, Logrono in La Rioja, Spain

© Jose Manuel Cutillas

Best Future Building – Culture/Education (Drawing Board): – scape, MEIS – Museo dell’Ebraismo Italiano e della Shoah, Ferrara, Italy

via -scape, MEIS. Image Courtesy of Arena International

Special Award: Sellar Property Group, The Shard, London, UK

Courtesy of Arena International
Cite: Allen, Katherine. "2013 LEAF Award Winners Announced" 27 Sep 2013. ArchDaily. Accessed 30 Sep 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=432902>