World Architecture Festival award winners

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A holiday home inspired by the design of an origami Klein bottle and the Havaianas shop in Brazil are among the winners at the World Architecture Festival (WAF), held in Barcelona November 4- 6.  WAF is the biggest architecture summit for professionals, with this year's theme 'Less Does More' and a focus on "challenges facing architects in the new world economy."

The following are winners of the Completed Buildings categories from Day one:

World Culture Building of the year
Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre in The Mapungubwe National Park in South Africa, designed by Peter Rich Architects

World Holiday Building of the year
Restaurant Tusen in Stockholm, Sweden, designed by Murman Arkitekter

World Shopping Building of the year
Havaianas shop in Sao Paulo, Brazil, designed by Isay Weinfeld

World House of the year
Klein Bottle House in Rye, Australia designed by McBride Charles Ryan

World Housing Development of the year
The Met in Bangkok, Thailand designed by WOHA

World Learning Building of the year
Pearl Academy of Fashion in Jaipur, India designed by Morphogenesis

World New & Old Building of the year
TKTS Booth and the Redevelopment of Father Duffy square in New York City, USA

World Office Building of the year
Unileverhaus in Hamburg, Germany designed by Behnisch Architekten

World Transport building of the year
Singapore station by WOHA

World Sport building of the year
Berry Sports hall, Berry Australia by Allen Jack & Cottier

World Production, Energy and Recycling building of the year
Rogers Spanish winery in Valladolid, Spain, by Roger Stirk Harbour & Partners

World Health building of the year
Teleton Tampico in Tampico, Mexico by Sordo Madaleno Arquitectos

World Display building of the year
Barcelona bird cage, in Barcelona, Spain by Battle & Roig Architects

World Civic and community building of the year
Emergency terminal in Zagreb, Croatia by Produkcija 004

The winners for the Future Projects, Interiors and Fit Out and the Structural Design categories are on http://www.worldarchitecturefestival.com

 

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