world architecture festival winners 2011
nov 03, 2011
world architecture festival winners 2011


‘shima kitchen’ in tonosyotyo, japan by architects atelier ryo abe

image © ryo abe – architects atelier ryo abe

the grand jury for this year’s world architecture festival has revealed the first twelve winning projects from
around the globe during the widely attended 3-day celebratory event in barcelona, spain. the selected feature
completed buildings within the civic and community, culture, holiday, house, landscape, learning, new and old,
office, production, energy and recycling, sport and transport categories. these have been chosen from over
700 projects created by a range of internationally renowned practices to local architects of 66 different countries.

unveiled on the second day included completed structures within the display, health, housing and shopping sectors
along with future proposals. remaining to be released is the 2011 building of the year.


‘inbetween house’ in karuizawa, japan by koji tsutsui & associates
image © iwan baan

list of winning projects:

civic and community: ‘saint nicholas antiochian orthodox christian church’ in springdale, USA by marlon blackwell architect
culture: ‘shima kitchen’ in tonosyotyo, japan by architects atelier ryo abe
display: ‘norwegian wild reindeer centre pavilion’ in hjerkinn, norway by snøhetta
health: ‘rehabilitation centre groot klimmendaal’ in arnhem, netherlands by architectenbureau koen van velsen
holiday: ‘raas jodhpur’ in jodhpur, india by the lotus praxis initiative
house: ‘small house’ in sydney, australia by domenic alvaro of woods bagot
housing: ’8 house’ in copenhagen, denmark by BIG architects
landscape: ‘a mother river recovered–the sanlihe greenway’ in china by turenscape
learning: ‘sainsbury laboratory’ in cambridge, UK by stanton williams
new and old: ‘puzzle piece’ in TM. de telde, spain by romera y ruiz arquitectos
office: ‘media-ICT’ in barcelona, spain by cloud 9
sport: ‘speedskating stadium inzell – max aicher arena’ in inzell germany by behnisch architekten
transport: ‘kurilpa bridge’ in brisbane, australia by cox architecture
production, energy and recycling: ‘waste treatment facility from vallès occidental in vacarisses’ in vacarisses, barcelona, spain by batlle i roig architects
shopping: ‘decameron’ in sao paolo,brazil by studio mk27
villa: ‘inbetween house’ in karuizawa, japan by koji tsutsui & associates


the sainsbury laboratory’ by stanton williams at the university of cambridge, cambridge, united kingdom
image © hufton+crow

see designboom’s original coverage of this project here.


’8 house’ in copenhagen, denmark by BIG architects
image © jens lindhe
see designboom’s original coverage of this project here.


‘norwegian wild reindeer centre pavilion’ by snøhetta, dorve, norway
image © klaas van ommeren
see designboom’s original coverage of this project here.


‘raas jodhpur’ in jodhpur, india by the lotus praxis initiative

image © raas jodhpur


‘decameron’ in sao paolo,brazil by studio mk27
image © pedro vannucchi


‘saint nicholas antiochian orthodox christian church’ in springdale, USA by marlon blackwell architect
image © timothy hursley


‘a mother river recovered–the sanlihe greenway’ in china by turenscape
image © world architecture festival


‘puzzle piece’ in TM. de telde, spain by romera y ruiz arquitectos
image © juan correa


‘waste treatment facility from vallès occidental in vacarisses’ in vacarisses, barcelona, spain by batlle i roig architects
image © francisco urrutia


‘kurilpa bridge’ in brisbane, australia by cox architecture
image © christopher frederick jones


‘speedskating stadium inzell – max aicher arena’ in inzell germany by behnisch architekten
image © sabine schmalfuss


‘media-ICT’ in barcelona, spain by cloud 9
image © mr luis ros


‘rehabilitation centre groot klimmendaal’ in arnhem, netherlands by architectenbureau koen van velsen
image © rob t hart

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