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2017 World Architecture Festival Announces Day 1 Award Winners

2017 World Architecture Festival Announces Day 1 Award Winners
2017 World Architecture Festival Announces Day 1 Award Winners, Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) has announced the Day 1 category winners of their 2017 awards slate. Winners selected among 32 categories over the first two days of the conference will then continue on to compete for the title of the World Building of the Year 2017 to be announced on the final day of the event on Friday.

The world’s largest architectural award program, the WAF Awards year saw its biggest year yet, with a total of 924 entries received from projects located in 68 countries across the world. The finalist projects will be selected live at the festival by a Super Jury made up of jury chair Robert Ivy, Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of ArchitectsNathalie de Vries, Director & Co-founder of MVRDV; Ian Ritchie, Founder of Ian Ritchie Architects; and Christoph Ingenhoven, Founder of Ingenhoven Architects.

You can check out the full shortlist here, and see which built and future projects took home awards after the break.

Completed Buildings

Category: Civic and Community

Winner: Streetlight Tagpuro; Tacloban, Philippines / Eriksson Furunes + Leandro V. Locsin

Streetlight Tagpuro by Eriksson Furunes + Leandro V. Locsin. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Streetlight Tagpuro by Eriksson Furunes + Leandro V. Locsin. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: Suzhou Chapel; Suzhou, China / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, Suzhou Chapel, Suzhou, China. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, Suzhou Chapel, Suzhou, China. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Display

Winner: The Smile; London, United Kingdom / Alison Brooks Architects

Alison Brooks Architects, The Smile. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Alison Brooks Architects, The Smile. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: Insect Hotel, El Masnou; Barcelona, Spain / Batlle i Roig Arquitectura

Batlle i Roig Arquitectura, Insect Hotel, El Masnou, Barcelona, Spain. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Batlle i Roig Arquitectura, Insect Hotel, El Masnou, Barcelona, Spain. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Housing (supported by GROHE)

Winner: Superlofts Houthaven; Amsterdam, Netherlands / Marc Koehler Architects

Marc Koehler Architects, Superlofts Houthaven. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Marc Koehler Architects, Superlofts Houthaven. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: Walmer Yard; London, United Kingdom / Peter Salter Associates

Peter Salter Associates, Walmer Yard, London, United Kingdom. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Peter Salter Associates, Walmer Yard, London, United Kingdom. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Culture

Winner: The Palestinian Museum; Birzeit, Palestine / Heneghan Peng Architects

Heneghan Peng Architects, The Palestinian Museum, Birzeit, Palestine. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Heneghan Peng Architects, The Palestinian Museum, Birzeit, Palestine. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: New Shanghai Theatre; Shanghai, China / Neri&Hu Design and Research Office

Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, New Shanghai Theatre, Shanghai, China. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, New Shanghai Theatre, Shanghai, China. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: House

Winner: Binh House; Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam / VTN Architects (Vo Trong Nghia Architects)

Vo Trong Nghia Architects, Binh House. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Vo Trong Nghia Architects, Binh House. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: Finding Rainbows; Tokyo, Japan / Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP, Finding Rainbows, Tokyo, Japan. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP, Finding Rainbows, Tokyo, Japan. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: New & Old

Winner: Post-earthquake reconstruction and demonstration project of Guangming Village; Zhaotong, China / The Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Post-earthquake reconstruction and demonstration project of Guangming Village. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Post-earthquake reconstruction and demonstration project of Guangming Village. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: Le Carreau du Temple; Paris, France / studioMilou

studioMilou, Le Carreau du Temple, Paris, France. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
studioMilou, Le Carreau du Temple, Paris, France. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Office

studioMilou, Le Carreau du Temple, Paris, France

Winner: Co Op Kyosai Plaza; Tokyo, Japan / Nikken Sekkei

Nikken Sekkei, Co Op Kyosai Plaza. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Nikken Sekkei, Co Op Kyosai Plaza. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: EY Centre, 200 George Street; Sydney, Australia / Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp

Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp, EY Centre, 200 George Street, Sydney, Australia. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp, EY Centre, 200 George Street, Sydney, Australia. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Production, Energy & Recycling

Winner: The Farm of 38-30; Afyonkarahisar, Turkey / Slash Architects and Arkizon Architects

Slash Architects and Arkizon Architects, The Farm of 38-30. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Slash Architects and Arkizon Architects, The Farm of 38-30. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Schools

Winner: East Sydney Early Learning Centre; Sydney, Australia / Andrew Burges Architects

Andrew Burges Architects, East Sydney Early Learning Centre. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Andrew Burges Architects, East Sydney Early Learning Centre. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Sport

Winner: U.S. Bank Stadium; Minneapolis, United States / HKS 

HKS, U.S. Bank Stadium. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
HKS, U.S. Bank Stadium. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Future Projects 

Category: Leisure-led Development

Winner: Bodrum Loft; Bodrum, Turkey / Tabanlioglu Architects

Bodrum Loft by Tabanlioglu Architects. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Bodrum Loft by Tabanlioglu Architects. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: Krahm Restaurant; Chiang Rai, Thailand / HYPOTHESIS

Hypothesis, Krahm Restaurant, Chiang Rai, Thailand. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Hypothesis, Krahm Restaurant, Chiang Rai, Thailand. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Competition Entries

Winner: New Cyprus Archaeological Museum; Nicosia, Cyprus / Pilbrow & Partners

New Cyprus Archaeological Museum by Pilbrow & Partners. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
New Cyprus Archaeological Museum by Pilbrow & Partners. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: Öresund City – a new European metropolis by 2030; Malmö, Sweden / Sweco Architects 

Sweco Architects , Öresund City – a new European metropolis by 2030, Malmö, Sweden. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Sweco Architects , Öresund City – a new European metropolis by 2030, Malmö, Sweden. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Health

Winner: Desa Semesta; Bogor, Indonesia / Magi Design Studio

Desa Semesta by Magi Design Studio. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Desa Semesta by Magi Design Studio. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: New Sight Eye Clinic, Quesso, Shanga, Republic of Congo / Boogertman + Partners Architects/Geyser Hahn Architects

Boogertman + Partners Architects/Geyser Hahn Architects, New Sight Eye Clinic, Quesso, Shanga, Republic of Congo. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Boogertman + Partners Architects/Geyser Hahn Architects, New Sight Eye Clinic, Quesso, Shanga, Republic of Congo. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Experimental

Winner: Sharjah Observatory, Mleiha National Park; Sharjah, United Arab Emirates / 3deluxe Transdisciplinary Design

Sharjah Observatory, Mleiha National Park by 3deluxe Transdisciplinary Design. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Sharjah Observatory, Mleiha National Park by 3deluxe Transdisciplinary Design. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Office

Winner: Viettel offsite studio; Hanoi, Vietnam / VTN Architects (Vo Trong Nghia Architects)

Viettel Offsite Studio by Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Viettel Offsite Studio by Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: The Market Building, Wood Wharf; London, United Kingdom / Pilbrow & Partners

Pilbrow & Partners, The Market Building, Wood Wharf, London, United Kingdom. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Pilbrow & Partners, The Market Building, Wood Wharf, London, United Kingdom. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Civic

Winner: Consulate Building, Staff Housing & School Complex; Karachi, Pakistan / edgeARCH

Consulate Building, Staff Housing & School Complex; Karachi, Pakistan / edgeARCH. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Consulate Building, Staff Housing & School Complex; Karachi, Pakistan / edgeARCH. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Highly Commended: Ethiopian Church; Stockholm, Sweden / Belatchew Arkitekter

Belatchew Arkitekter, Ethiopian Church, Stockholm, Sweden. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
Belatchew Arkitekter, Ethiopian Church, Stockholm, Sweden. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

Category: Infrastructure

Winner: The Bridge; Ras, India / Sanjay Puri Architects

The Bridge by Sanjay Puri Architects. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival
The Bridge by Sanjay Puri Architects. Image Courtesy of World Architecture Festival

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Cite: Patrick Lynch. "2017 World Architecture Festival Announces Day 1 Award Winners" 16 Nov 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/883761/2017-world-architecture-festival-announces-day-1-award-winners/> ISSN 0719-8884
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2017 年 WAF 世界建筑节公布第一日获奖名单