Judging of the 2007 AR Awards took place on 25 September.
Below are this year’s winners, highly commended and commended entries, and honourable mentions.
ECOSISTEMA URBANO ARQUITECTOS “EcoBoulevard” Madrid, Spain
TAKETO SHIMOHIGOSHI / AAE “Vegetation installation” Tokyo, Japan
FAR: FROHN & ROJAS “Wall House” Santiago, Chile
TAKAHARU + YUI TEZUKA ARCHITECTS “Kindergarten” Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan
STUDIO TAMASSOCIATI “Meditation pavilion” Khartoum, Sudan
THOMAS HEATHERWICK “Restaurant” Littlehampton, England
CHRIS BOSSE / PTW ARCHITECTS “National Aquatics Centre” Beijing, China
FAM ARQUITECTOS “Memorial” Madrid, Spain
SOU FUJIMOTO ARCHITECTS “House” Chiba, Japan
TURENSCAPE “University campus” Shenyang, China
TNA “House” Karuizawa, Japan
DATAR “House” Suginami, Tokyo, Japan
DAVID JAMESON ARCHITECT “House renovation” Washington DC, USA
UNSANGDONG ARCHITECTS “Gallery” Seoul, Korea
RYUICHI SASAKI, JUNPEI KIZ, TETSUO KOBORI / PHIFRAME “Company complex” Iga City, Mie Prefecture, Japan
JURGEN MAYER H. “Exhibition centre” Nordborg, Denmark
SHATOTTO, Dhaka “Apartment block” Bangladesh
SEIJI KAMAYACHI + MASAFUMI HARIGAI “House” Yokohama, Japan
./STUDIO 3 – INSTITUTE FOR EXPERIMENTAL ARCHITECTURE “School” Johannesburg, South Africa
ANAGRAM ARCHITECTS “Offices” New Delhi, India
OBR ARCHITETTI ASSOCIATI “Museum” Crotone, Italy
PHOOEY ARCHITECTS “Children's activity centre” Melbourne, Australia
VO TRONG NGHIA “Wind and Water Café” Binh Duong, Vietnam
MAGMA ARCHITECTURE “Exhibition installation” Berlin, Germany
The exhibition of all winners’ entries opens at the RIBA, Portland Place, London on 30 November 2007.
|Category||Award / Competition Result|
|Type||International Architectural Award|
|Genre||Architecture, Housing, Installation, Product, Urban|
|RegDeadline||10 Sep 2007 GoogleCal iCal|
|10 Sep 2007 (Please ensure that entries are delivered by the closing date. Entries posted on the closing date will be accepted if they are received before 14 September.)|
|Eligibility||Architects and people in other design professions whose qualifications are recognised by their local accreditation organisation, provided that they are 45 or younger during the year 2007.|
|Target Field||Completed work. Entries can be made for any building, interior, landscape, urban or product design.The maximum number of entries from any individual or practice is FIVE – with each entry showing only ONE project. As there is a new Jury, work entered for p|
Conceived in 1999, AR Award are intended to bring wider international recognition to a talented new generation of architects and designers, the Awards have attracted entries from more than 80 countries, representing every inhabited continent.
Awards are for built or manufactured work only, and besides buildings, the full range of design activity, from landscapes and urban spaces to furniture and cutlery can be submitted.
Shirley Blumberg (Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects, Toronto)
Caroline Bos (UN Studio, Amsterdam)
Peter Davey (Former Editor of The Architectural Review)
Shuhei Endo (Shuhei Endo Architect Institute, Osaka)
Jo Noero (Noero Wolff Architects, Cape Town)
Paul Finch (Editor of The Architectural Review and Chairman of the Jury)
£15 000 Total
Entry fee for each project submitted is £60 (US$120 or €90)
Each entry should be mounted on two A2 sized boards, and must include photography, drawings and, if appropriate, a brief written description in English.
- Winners and those highly commended by the Jury will be published in the December 2007 issue of The Architectural Review and on the website:
- The AR Awards ceremony will be held in London in late autumn. The winners will be invited to the event.
- In spring 2008, winners will be invited to give talks on their work at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London as part of the RIBA’s Spring Lecture Series (schedule to be confirmed).
- Winning and other highly commended entries will be exhibited at the prize giving and at subsequent exhibitions (schedule to be confirmed).