World Building of the Year: The Chapel / A21 studio

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The 2014 World Architecture Festival () has culminated with A21 studio’s The Chapel  being named the Building of the Year. Each winner of the categories from day 1 and day 2 had the opportunity to present their projects in front of WAF’s ‘super-jury’, comprised of Richard RogersRocco YimJulie EizenbergEnric Ruiz Geli and Peter Rich. Following all of the presentations, the jury selected the Building of the Year.  The winners of the Small Project of the Year, Landscape of the Year and Future Project of the Year were also announced today, in addition to two new prizes: The Colour Prize (sponsored by AkzoNobel) and the Wood Excellence Prize (sponsored by American Hardwood Export Council).

Read on after the break for more information on the winning projects…

The Tent / a21 studio

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Architects: a21 studio
Location: , Khanh Hoa, Vietnam
Area: 126 sqm
Year: 2014
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The Chapel / a21 studio

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Architects: a21 studio
Location: Ho Chi Minh City,
Area: 140.0 sqm
Year: 2014
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Salvaged Ring / a21 studio

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Architects: a21 studio
Location: , Khanh Hoa province,
Area: 360 sqm
Year: 2014
Photographs: Courtesy of a21 studio

9 Spa / a21 studio

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Architects: a21 studio
Location: ,
Area: 450 sqm
Year: 2013
Photographs: Hiroyuki Oki, Nam Phan, Courtesy of a21 studio

a21house / a21 studio

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Architects: a21 studio
Location: Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City,
Project Year: 2012
Project Area: 40.0 sqm
Photographs: Hiroyuki Oki

3×9 House / a21 studio

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Architects: a21 studio – Hiệp Hòa Nguyễn, Nhơn Quí Nguyễn
Location: Ho Chi Minh,
Project Area: 27 sqm
Completed: 2012
Photographs: Hiroyuki Oki

   

I Resort / a21 studio

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Architects: a21 studio – Hiep Hoa Nguyen, Nhon Qui Nguyen, Hang Thi Tran, Tien Giao Ngo, Toan Dinh Nghiem
Location: Nha Trang,
Model: Duy Huu Nguyen, Dung Van Nguyen
Project Year: 2012
Photographs: Hiroyuki Oki

LAM Café / a21 studio

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Architects: a21 studio – Nguyen Hoa Hiep, Nguyen Qui Nhon
Location: , Vietnam
Year: 2011
Photographs: Hiroyukioki

M11 House / a21 studio

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Architects: a21 studio
Location: Thu Duc district, Hochiminh city,
Project area: 117 sqm
Project year: 2008 – 2009
Photographs: a21 studio

Rock Office / a21 studio

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Architects: a21 studio
Location: Binh Thanh district, Hochiminh city,
Project area: 217 sqm
Project year: 2006 – 2007
Photographs:  a21 studio