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Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

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Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Winners have been announced for the 5th edition of the 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019. The 5th 2A Continental Architectural Awards for Asia – Oceania, Europe, Africa, South & Central America and North America took place on October 18th, 2019 at Polytechnic University of Madrid.

The 2A Continental Architectural Award was founded to pay tribute to the living architect or architects whose architecture and artwork exhibits a blend of those qualities of ability, vision, flair, and dedication. We honor the architecture and architects that may have produced regular and noteworthy contributions to the human race and the built environment by making use of art and architecture.

The 2019 2A Continental Architectural Award seeks to recognize and promote architectural concepts in the fields of social development, contemporary design, area conservation, conservation of the environment as well as landscape design. The 2ACAA 2019 acknowledges a person whose considerable body of work has a long-lasting influence on architecture.

Objectives of 2019 2A Continental Architectural Award

By organizing 2019 2A Continental Architectural Award, we are trying to explore community interest as well as involvement in the arena of architecture. And the successful wrap up of the contest would contribute to architectural community identity, worth and pride. The Continental Architectural Award aims to bring constructive attention to an architectural project and help encourage and add to the business as well as the institutional identity of architecture.

At its best, architecture, as well as design, is all about taking on technology to set the mind free. At 2ACAA, it’s about innovating, pushing limits, and making the most of technologies as well as materials to apprehend the near impossible. It is about crafting built forms; structures as well as spaces that can propel our spirits, letting them ascend, endorse our humanity, and eventually embrace our very souls.

Judging Criteria

The award's panels of adjudicators comprise of well-regarded architects, industry experts and professionals who would consider entries in various categories across different disciplines of architecture, interior design as well as landscape design. The 2ACAA 2019 is revering and awarding the talents of one and all who push the borders and set innovative standards, who turn the ‘regular’ into something astonishing and motivate others, now and for generations to come. There are three decisive factors for different categories of projects:

Criteria for all categories (excluding interior and urban design)

Design achievement

Technical advancement, including engineering achievements (structural, mechanical, etc), Innovative use of materials, Environmental sustainability, Cultural identity, Social responsibility, community, and urban connectivity, The effects of economic conditions on the project.

Criteria for urban projects

Design achievement, Contextual analysis and study, Environmental sustainability, Cultural identity, Social responsibility, community, and urban connectivity, The effects of economic conditions on the project.

Criteria for interior projects

Design achievement, Technical advancement, including engineering achievements (construction detail, structural, mechanical, etc), Innovative use of materials and experimentation with new materials, Environmental sustainability, Cultural identity, Social and economical responsibility.

The 2019 2A Continental Architectural Award aims to develop into one of the most prized architectural awards and set a new standard for the architectural and design business – worldwide. The award aims to identify persons and teams who have made a considerable contribution to the territory of architecture. The 2A Continental Architectural Award makes out that brilliance in architecture goes far beyond the practical rationale of a structure.

World Architecture Community is official media partner for the 2019 2A Continental Architectural Awards.

See all the winners below:


Africa Architecture Award

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Public: Sabou School (Sabou, Burkina Faso) by 3RW arkitekter

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second-Public: Gahinga Batwa Centre (Gahinga, Uganda) by Felix Holland - Studio FH Architects Ltd.

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Third-Public: Ross Langdon Health Education Center (Rakai, Uganda) by Felix Holland - Studio FH Architects Ltd.


South & Central America Architecture Award

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Residential: Casa Campinarana (Amazonas, Brazil) by Laurent Troost, Raquel Brasil dos Reis

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Urban projects: Urban Forest - Linear Park Ferrocarril De Cuernavaca (Ciudad de México, MX) by Julio Gaeta - (Gaeta-Springall Architects)

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Future Projects: Perdida (Cerro Largo, Uruguay) by Juan Pablo Lopez


North America Architecture Award

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Public: Community development center Los Chocolates (Morelos, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Public: Criminal courts for the oral trials in Pátzcuaro (Michoacan, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Residential: Jalatlaco House (Oaxaca, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Residential: Iturbide Studio ( Mexico City, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Urban projects: Square des Frères-Charon (Montreal, Canada) by Affleck de la Riva Architects

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Old & New: Academic and Cultural Center of San Pablo (Oaxaca, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Old & New: Deans Building School of Commercial Banking (Mexico City, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |


Asia Architecture Award

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Commercial: Tehranpars Showroom 2 ( Tehran, Iran) by Arash Nasirimoslem, Ensieh Khamseh, Alireza Tahmouresi 

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Residential-Apartment: Humanscapes Habitat (Auroville, India) by Suhasini Ayer

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Residential-Apartment: Earth II Residential Complex (Tehran, Iran) by Saman Motamedi , Faranak Farzaneh

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Residential- Villa: Wyndham Garden Phu Quoc (Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam) by Manh Nguyen - MIA Design Studio

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Residential- Villa: Gradation in the Forest (Nagano, Japan) by Kotoaki Asano – (KOTOAKI ASANO Architect & Associates)

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Urban projects: NMMB (Bangalore, India) by Soumitro Ghosh – (Mathew and Ghosh Architects)

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First- Urban projects: The Space in Between, Landscape Architecture of Bamland recreational and commercial Complex (Iran) by Maryam Yousefi, Morteza Adib

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Old & New: MAYA villa (Rudehen, IRAN) by Nima Mirzamohammadi, Taban Khodaie, Nima Houshiarkhah

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Old & New: Rbanms School Extension (Bangalore, India) by Soumitro Ghosh

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Interior: Tosan Tajhiz Factory (Pardis, Iran) by Shahab Mirzaean, Ehsan Naderi

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Interior: Upcycle Café (Ferdowsi Café )-(Shiraz, Iran) by Amir Hossein Ashari

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Third - Future Projects: Hayat Khaneh (Shushtar, Iran) by Ahmad Saffar

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Future Projects: Urban Life Exhibition Hall (Shaanxi, China) by Chen Jian - (GOA)

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Future Projects: The Forgotten (Isfahan, Iran) by Ruhollah Rasooli, Faezeh Arefnazari


Europe Architecture Award

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Public: Health Care Facility Josefhof (Graz, Austria) by Dietger Wissounig

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Public: New Services for Boaters on the Port of Cannes (Cannes, France) by Michel Benjamin

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Residential: Elcano (Madrid, Spain) by Fernando Rodriguez & Pablo Oriol

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First- Residential: Pátio do Meco (Sesimbra, Portugal) by Fábio Neves

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Urban projects: 22 July Temporary Memorial in Oslo (Oslo, Norway) by 3RW arkitekter and Smedsvig Landskapsarkitekter

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Old & New: Spain Central Bank Logistics Yard (Madrid, Spain) by Vora Arquitectura

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Second - Old & New: Station renovation Metro Oostlijn, Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands) by GROUP A

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Old & New: LH135 . Restoration of existing office building in Madrid (Madrid, Spain) by Mariano Martín

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

First - Interior Architecture: Can Rosés TemporarySchool (Barcelona) by Vora Arquitectura

Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019

Honorable Mention - Future Projects: The Plug-In (Riga, Latvia) by Ali Önalp -( WE're)

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