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Winners Announced for 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2019
Spain Architecture News - Oct 30, 2019 - 11:09 11580 views
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.
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)
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
First - Public: Sabou School (Sabou, Burkina Faso) by 3RW arkitekter
Second-Public: Gahinga Batwa Centre (Gahinga, Uganda) by Felix Holland - Studio FH Architects Ltd.
Third-Public: Ross Langdon Health Education Center (Rakai, Uganda) by Felix Holland - Studio FH Architects Ltd.
South & Central America Architecture Award
First - Residential: Casa Campinarana (Amazonas, Brazil) by Laurent Troost, Raquel Brasil dos Reis
First - Urban projects: Urban Forest - Linear Park Ferrocarril De Cuernavaca (Ciudad de México, MX) by Julio Gaeta - (Gaeta-Springall Architects)
First - Future Projects: Perdida (Cerro Largo, Uruguay) by Juan Pablo Lopez
North America Architecture Award
Second - Public: Community development center Los Chocolates (Morelos, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |
First - Public: Criminal courts for the oral trials in Pátzcuaro (Michoacan, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |
Second - Residential: Jalatlaco House (Oaxaca, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |
First - Residential: Iturbide Studio ( Mexico City, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |
First - Urban projects: Square des Frères-Charon (Montreal, Canada) by Affleck de la Riva Architects
Second - Old & New: Academic and Cultural Center of San Pablo (Oaxaca, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |
First - Old & New: Deans Building School of Commercial Banking (Mexico City, Mexico) by Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |
Asia Architecture Award
First - Commercial: Tehranpars Showroom 2 ( Tehran, Iran) by Arash Nasirimoslem, Ensieh Khamseh, Alireza Tahmouresi
Second - Residential-Apartment: Humanscapes Habitat (Auroville, India) by Suhasini Ayer
Second - Residential-Apartment: Earth II Residential Complex (Tehran, Iran) by Saman Motamedi , Faranak Farzaneh
Second - Residential- Villa: Wyndham Garden Phu Quoc (Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam) by Manh Nguyen - MIA Design Studio
First - Residential- Villa: Gradation in the Forest (Nagano, Japan) by Kotoaki Asano – (KOTOAKI ASANO Architect & Associates)
Second - Urban projects: NMMB (Bangalore, India) by Soumitro Ghosh – (Mathew and Ghosh Architects)
First- Urban projects: The Space in Between, Landscape Architecture of Bamland recreational and commercial Complex (Iran) by Maryam Yousefi, Morteza Adib
Second - Old & New: MAYA villa (Rudehen, IRAN) by Nima Mirzamohammadi, Taban Khodaie, Nima Houshiarkhah
First - Old & New: Rbanms School Extension (Bangalore, India) by Soumitro Ghosh
Second - Interior: Tosan Tajhiz Factory (Pardis, Iran) by Shahab Mirzaean, Ehsan Naderi
First - Interior: Upcycle Café (Ferdowsi Café )-(Shiraz, Iran) by Amir Hossein Ashari
Third - Future Projects: Hayat Khaneh (Shushtar, Iran) by Ahmad Saffar
Second - Future Projects: Urban Life Exhibition Hall (Shaanxi, China) by Chen Jian - (GOA)
First - Future Projects: The Forgotten (Isfahan, Iran) by Ruhollah Rasooli, Faezeh Arefnazari
Europe Architecture Award
Second - Public: Health Care Facility Josefhof (Graz, Austria) by Dietger Wissounig
First - Public: New Services for Boaters on the Port of Cannes (Cannes, France) by Michel Benjamin
First - Residential: Elcano (Madrid, Spain) by Fernando Rodriguez & Pablo Oriol
First- Residential: Pátio do Meco (Sesimbra, Portugal) by Fábio Neves
First - Urban projects: 22 July Temporary Memorial in Oslo (Oslo, Norway) by 3RW arkitekter and Smedsvig Landskapsarkitekter
Second - Old & New: Spain Central Bank Logistics Yard (Madrid, Spain) by Vora Arquitectura
Second - Old & New: Station renovation Metro Oostlijn, Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands) by GROUP A
First - Old & New: LH135 . Restoration of existing office building in Madrid (Madrid, Spain) by Mariano Martín
First - Interior Architecture: Can Rosés TemporarySchool (Barcelona) by Vora Arquitectura
Honorable Mention - Future Projects: The Plug-In (Riga, Latvia) by Ali Önalp -( WE're)
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