The 2011 MIPIM Asia Awards recently announced that Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF) garnered five awards out of the 29 awarded, the largest number of awards won by a single architectural firm. Recognized for the Inernational Commerce Centre in HongKong, Wheelock Square in Shanghai, the Abu Dhabi International Midfield Complex, the Xintiandi Hotels, and Singapore’s Marina Bay Financial Centre, KPF will receive their prizes at the prestigious Awards Gala Dinner on November 16.
KPF was one of the first US architecture firms to start working in China, and has had a strong presence there for over 20 years, including growing offices in Shanghai and Hong Kong. These five awards serve as an affirmation of KPF’s unmatched experience and leadership in the region.
The International Commerce Centre and Wheelock Square both won in the Best Business Centres category, Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Complex in the Best Central & Western Asia Future Projects category, Xintiandi Hotels in the Best Hotels & Tourism Resorts category, and The Marina Bay Financial Centre in the Best Mixed‐Use Buildings category.
Upon accepting the awards, Paul Katz, Managing Principal of KPF, said, “KPF’s continuing success at MIPIM Asia is a testament to the quality and aspirations of our clients. To them we owe our deepest gratitude, as we work together to make innovative and bold contributions to the built environment. Our projects are only as good as our clients.”
During MIPIM Asia, delegates will vote for their favorite projects, which will determine the ranking: Gold, Silver, or Bronze. All awards will be presented during the prestigious MIPIM Asia Awards Gala Dinner, which will take place on Wednesday November 16th at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.