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Singapore Sports Hub Bags A Win at World Architecture Festival

The project gets the prize for ‘Best Future Projects Leisure-Led Development Building’ at the international festival in Singapore. The winners from another 14 award categories on the first day have been announced.



BY Janice Seow

3 October, 2013


The famed live crits sessions began yesterday at the World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2013 in Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands, with architecture firms presenting their shortlisted entries to panels of esteemed judges.

Winners from the first day have just been announced, with the Singapore Sports Hub by DP Architects and Arup Associates taking home the prize for ‘Best Future Projects Leisure-Led Development Building’.

The project is located on a 35-hectare waterfront and will provide a wide range of sporting, community, retail, recreational and leisure spaces within easy reach of the city centre and international airport.

In commending the project, the jury said: “Singapore Sports Hub exemplifies excellent planning vision, engineering, solutions and execution of diverse program elements. This new addition fits into the overall master plan and vision for Singapore and will be accessible to everyone.”

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Winner in the Housing category – 28th Street Apartments (USA) by Koning Eizenberg Architecture

The winners from Day 1 include:

Completed Projects Winners
– House category – The Left-Over-Space House (Australia), Cox Rayner Architects, Casey and Rebekah Vallance
– Housing category – 28th Street Apartments (USA), Koning Eizenberg Architecture
– Office category – Statoil Regional and International offices (Norway) A-Lab
– Higher Education and research category – University of Exeter: Forum Project (UK), Wilkinson Eyre Architects

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Winner in the Display category – The Blue Planet (Denmark) by 3NX

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Winner in the Shopping category – Emporia (Sweden) by Wingardh Arkitektkontor

– Display category – The Blue Planet (Denmark), 3NX
– Religion category – Sancaklar Mosque (Turkey), EAA – Emre Arolat Architects
– Schools category – Fontys Sports College (Netherlands) Mecanoo International
– Shopping category – Emporia (Sweden), Wingardh Arkitektkontor

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Winner in the Future Projects (Health) category – New Sulaibikhat Medical Center (Kuwait) by AGi Architects

Future Projects Winners

– Health – New Sulaibikhat Medical Center (Kuwait) AGi Architects
– House – Meditation House (Lebanon), MZ Architects
– Commercial Mixed Use – New Office in Central London (UK), Allford Hall Monaghan Morris

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Winner in the Future Projects (Office) category – Selcuk Ecza Headquarters (Turkey), Tabanlioglu Architects

– Office – Selcuk Ecza Headquarters (Turkey), Tabanlioglu Architects
– Leisure-Led Development – Singapore Sports Hub (Singapore), Singapore Sports Hub Design Team (DP Architects and Arup associates)
– Masterplanning – Earls Court Masterplan (UK) Farrells
– Infrastructure – Brisbane Ferry Terminals Post-Flood Recovery (Australia), Cox Rayner Architects

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Watch this space as we bring you more updates on the winners at WAF 2013.

Top image: Singapore Sports Hub by DP Architects and Arup

World Architecture Festival 2013
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