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Michael Maltzan Architecture and UNStudio Headline 2017 Zumtobel Group Awards

Michael Maltzan Architecture and UNStudio Headline 2017 Zumtobel Group Awards
Michael Maltzan Architecture and UNStudio Headline 2017 Zumtobel Group Awards, Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture. Image © Iwan Baan
Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture. Image © Iwan Baan

Zumtobel Group has announced the 2017 winners of its Zumtobel Group Awards for architecture, which rewards the year's innovations which best promote "sustainability and humanity in the built environment." Leading the awards is Los Angeles-based firm Michael Maltzan Architecture whose Star Apartments project, which provides 102 homes for previously homeless individuals in LA, was awarded the prize in Zumtobel Group's Buildings category. Also winning prizes were UNStudio, Atelier TeamMinus, and Arturo Vittori. Read on for more details and the full list of winners and honorable mentions.

Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture. Image © Iwan Baan Arnhem Central Station Masterplan / UNStudio. Image © Eva Bloem Warka Water / Arturo Vittori. Image © Arturo Vittori Jianamani Visitor Center / Atelier TeamMinus. Image © Bu Lai En + 20

Winners

Award in the Buildings category: Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture

Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture. Image © Iwan Baan
Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture. Image © Iwan Baan

Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture. Image © Iwan Baan Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture. Image © Iwan Baan Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture. Image © Iwan Baan Star Apartments / Michael Maltzan Architecture. Image © Iwan Baan + 20

Award in the Urban Developments & Initiatives category: Arnhem Station Masterplan / UNStudio

Arnhem Central Station Masterplan / UNStudio. Image © Siebe Swart
Arnhem Central Station Masterplan / UNStudio. Image © Siebe Swart

Arnhem Central Station Masterplan / UNStudio. Image © Pieter Kers Arnhem Central Station Masterplan / UNStudio. Image © Eva Bloem Arnhem Central Station Masterplan / UNStudio. Image © Ronald Tilleman Arnhem Central Station Masterplan / UNStudio. Image © Hufton + Crow + 20

Award in the Applied Innovations category: Warka Water / Arturo Vittori

Warka Water / Arturo Vittori. Image © Arturo Vittori
Warka Water / Arturo Vittori. Image © Arturo Vittori

Warka Water / Arturo Vittori. Image © Arturo Vittori Warka Water / Arturo Vittori. Image © Arturo Vittori Warka Water / Arturo Vittori. Image © Arturo Vittori Warka Water / Arturo Vittori. Image © Arturo Vittori + 20

Special award for Young Professionals: Jianamani Visitor Center / Atelier TeamMinus

Jianamani Visitor Center / Atelier TeamMinus. Image © Bu Lai En
Jianamani Visitor Center / Atelier TeamMinus. Image © Bu Lai En

Jianamani Visitor Center / Atelier TeamMinus. Image © Bu Lai En Jianamani Visitor Center / Atelier TeamMinus. Image © Bu Lai En Jianamani Visitor Center / Atelier TeamMinus. Image © Bu Lai En Jianamani Visitor Center / Atelier TeamMinus. Image © Bu Lai En + 20

Honorable mentions

Buildings category

Farming Kindergarten / Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Jianamani Visitor Center / Atelier TeamMinus
La Maison du Savoir / Baumschlager Eberle Architekten
Transformation of 530 Dwellings / Lacaton & Vassal + Fréderic Druot + Christophe Hutin

Urban Developments & Initiatives category

Empower Shack / Urban-Think Tank
Recovery of the Irrigation System at the Thermal Orchards / by Cíclica [space·community ecology]
Sydney Park Water Re-use Project / Turf Design Studio
Urban Rigger / Kim Loudrup + BIG

Applied Innovations category

3for2 Beyond Efficiency / Architecture and Building Systems Research Group, ETH Zurich
Hy-Fi / The Living - David Benjamin
Mine the Scrap / Certain Measures
From Solar Trees to Active Glass Facades / Opvius GmbH, Germany

Special award for Young Professionals

3for2 Beyond Efficiency / Architecture and Building Systems Research Group, ETH Zurich
Mine the Scrap / Certain Measures
Nest We Grow – House of Food, for Food / LIXIL International Student Architectural Competition
Salpi Industrial Factory / Enzo Eusebi + Partners

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Cite: Rory Stott. "Michael Maltzan Architecture and UNStudio Headline 2017 Zumtobel Group Awards" 19 Oct 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/881990/michael-maltzan-architecture-and-unstudio-headline-2017-zumtobel-group-awards/> ISSN 0719-8884

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