In 2019 LEAF Awards, now celebrating its 18th year, returned to Germany to celebrate the outstanding projects and personalities that have made the biggest impact upon the built environment, and the international architectural community.

Highlights of the inspirational awards ceremony, held in Berlin, included MOZHAO ARCHITECTS ‘Zishe·Planting Pavilion and Planting Terrace’, Shenzhen, China receiving the honour of Overall Winner 2019. Diller Scofidio + Renfro was also honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

The awards included winners of the two new categories Best Arts & Culture Building Project OPEN Architecture ‘UCCA Dune Art Museum’, Qinhuangdao, China and Best New Start-Up Practice Project Nathanael Dorent + Lily Jencks ‘Ruins Studio’, Dumfries, Scotland, UK.

Other winning categories included Best Commercial Building Project Große Bleichen 19, Hamburg, Germany by Tchoban Voss (we included in our Best of architecture firms in Germany), Best Future Building Under Construction Project ODA New York ‘Postkantoor’, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, with Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects receiving three honours with ‘Ford Point Revitalization’, Richmond, California, US winning Best Regenerative Impact Project, ‘Center Street Parking Garage’, Berkeley, California, US, Best Façade Design & Engineering Project and ‘Uber Advanced Technologies Group R&D Center’, San Francisco, California US, Best Refurbishment Project.

 

The 2019 LEAF Awards winners

Best Urban Design Project and Overall Winner

MOZHAO ARCHITECTS, ‘Zishe·Planting Pavilion and Planting Terrace’, Shenzhen, China

2019 LEAF Awards

Zishe·Planting Pavilion and Planting Terrace

Lifetime Achievement Award

Diller Scofidio + Renfro

2019 LEAF Awards

Diller Scofidio + Renfro | Photography: Geordie Wood

Best Arts & Culture Building Project

OPEN Architecture, ‘UCCA Dune Art Museum’, Qinhuangdao, China

2019 LEAF Awards

OPEN Architecture, ‘UCCA Dune Art Museum’, Qinhuangdao, China

Best New Start Up Practice Project

Nathanael Dorent + Lily Jencks, ‘Ruins Studio’, Dumfries, Scotland, UK

Ruins Studio

Best Tall Building Project

Zaha Hadid Architects, ‘Nanjing International Youth Cultural Centre’, Nanjing, China

Nanjing International Youth Cultural Centre | Photography: ZHA

Best Regenerative Impact Project

Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects, ‘Ford Point Revitalization’, Richmond, California US

Ford Point Revitalization

Best Mixed-Use Building Project

West-line Studio, ‘Up to the Mountain and Down to the River’, Fuxing Town, China

Up to the Mountain and Down to the River

Best Residential Building Project – Single Occupancy 

FujiwaraMuro Architects, ‘House in Toyonaka’, Osaka, Japan

House in Toyonaka

Best Residential Building Project – Multiple Occupancy 

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, ‘Manhattan Loft Gardens (The Stratford)’, London, UK

Manhattan Loft Gardens (The Stratford) | Photography: Alex Upton

Best Interior Design Project

Design Studio MAOOM, ‘Coffee Nap Roasters 2nd’, Seoul, Korea

Coffee Nap Roasters 2nd

Best Commercial Building Project

TCHOBAN VOSS Architects, ‘Große Bleichen 19’, Hamburg, Germany

Große Bleichen 19

Best Hospitality Building Project

STUDIO QI, ‘Annso Hill’, Tengchong, China

Annso Hill

Best Refurbishment Project

Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects, ‘Uber Advanced Technologies Group R&D Center’, San Francisco, California US

Uber Advanced Technologies Group R&D Center

Best Public Building Project

Andrew Bromberg at Aedas, ‘Hong Kong West Kowloon Station’, Hong Kong

2019 LEAF Awards

Hong Kong West Kowloon Station

Best Achievement in Environmental Performance Project

LUO studio, ‘Longfu Life Experience Centre’, Puyang County, China

Longfu Life Experience Centre

Best Future Building Under Construction Project

ODA New York, ‘Postkantoor’, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2019 LEAF Awards

Postkantoor

Best Façade Design & Engineering Project 

Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects, ‘Center Street Parking Garage’, Berkeley, California US

2019 LEAF Awards

Center Street Parking Garage

 

For details of all our 2019 winners, please visit 2019 LEAF Awards website.