Cityscape names architecture award winners
Dubai, September 29, 2011
Cityscape Global 2011, a major real estate expo ending today (September 29) in Dubai, announced the winners of awards for architecture in emerging markets at an event in Madinat Jumeirah.
Established in 2002, the Cityscape Awards for Architecture in Emerging Markets has been recognising architects, developers and their projects that have shown excellence in design, performance, vision and achievement.
Dubai Municipality was presented with two awards: one for the Traditional Suq in Shindagha in the Tourism, Travel & Transport – Built category and the other for the restoration of Hatta Mosque which picked up the Cultural Heritage Award.
Other winners on the night included international architectural firm RMJM, with its Abu Dhabi based Capital Gate project picking up the gong for Commercial/Mixed Use - Built as well as the most prestigious Overall Project of the Year Award.
ADEC Azerbaijan Development Company was awarded the Master Planning Award for its Baku White City project and Hong Kong’s Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre by Leigh & Orange Limited took the Community Built award.
“The Cityscape Awards for Architecture in Emerging Markets was created in order to promote the innovation within the industry across growth markets, including the Middle East, Africa, South America and parts of Asia,” said Chris Speller, group director for Cityscape.
“The winners represent the highest level of best practice and forward thinking in architecture and design. Congratulations to those who collected awards this year,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service