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ARCASIA Awards for Architecture 2013

Announcement

ARCASIA Awards for Architecture (AAA)

We are pleased to announce that the AAA2013 Jury Panel has concluded their judging in Weihai on 18 August 2013.

As mandated by Council at the 33th Council Meeting in Bali, the ARCASIA Architecture Award (AAA) has been restructured from the original 2-years to 1-year cycle. The objective is to elevate AAA to a much more prestigious Award, which is in line with ARCASIA's vision to promote the design excellence of the architects within our region;give due recognition to the Award winners and celebrate their talents to a wider audience. 2 additional categories of Awards for Social Responsible Architecture and Sustainability have been introduced, bringing the Award categories from 8 to 10.

The nomination of the AAA2013 was opened on 1st April 2013. The closing of the nomination of the AAA2013 has been extended from 14th June 2013 and closed on 28th June 2013.

The online judging and shortlisting were completed in early August and the final judging was held on 18th August 2013 in Weihai.

The following are the AAA2013 MEMBERS OF MASTER JURY

  • President of ARCASIA
    Ar. Tan Pei Ing from Malaysia

  • Convenor ARCASIA AWARDS
    Ar. Debesh Raj Bhattarai from Nepal

  • An eminent Non-Architect personality from the host country of Forum/Congress where the Awards are to be adjudged
    Professor Dr. Prem Nath Maskey from Nepal

  • Architect from ARCASIA Zones other than the country represented by the President of ARCASIA
    Prof. Li Xiaodong from China

  • Architect from ARCASIA Zones other than the country represented by the President of ARCASIA
    Ar. Rafiq Azam from Bangladesh

  • An eminent Architect from any region other than the ARCASIA Region
    Mr Kai-Uwe Bergmann from USA

The Awards Committee received a total of 191 nominations for the 10 Categories of which, 74 projects were shortlisted. The Jury Panel also concluded that all the nominations received are of high qualities and it had been tough for the Jury Panel to make the final selections.

All recipients who are selected to receive one of the Gold Medal, Honorable Mention and Mention for the 10 categories have been informed and the details of the exact prize have also been announced at the Awards Presentation Ceremony in Nepal on8 October 2013.

The following are the final results:-

Files:
AAA2013 Entry forms
Created: 2013-04-02 | Size: 133.69 KB

Rules and Regulations
Created: 2013-04-02 | Size: 145.84 KB

Instruction for Submission of Nomination – E-Submission
Created: 2013-04-09 | Size: 25.81 KB

Building of The Year
(Special Award Selected from the 7 Gold Winners)

Education Resource Center
Mok Wei Wei from Singapore | Location: Singapore

CATEGORY A: RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS

Category A-1 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS

GOLD
Nest
Keisuke Maeda from Japan | Location: Hiroshima, Japan

HONORABLE MENTION
Stacking Green
Vo Trong Nghia from Vietnam | Location : Ho Chin Minh, Vietnam

MENTION
Utility Pole House
Ang Boo Chung from Malaysia | Location : Langkawi, Malaysia

Category A-2: MULTIPLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL COMPLEXES

HONORABLE MENTION
Mont Timah
Chan Sau Yan, Sonny from Singapore | Location: Singapore

MENTION
Xishan Artist Colony
Cui Kai from China | Location: Beijing, China

CATEGORY B: PUBLIC AMENITY BUILDINGS

Category B-1 PUBLIC AMENITY: COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

GOLD
Parkview Green Fangcaodi
Shu Winston Teng from Hong Kong | Location: Beijing, China

Category B-2 PUBLIC AMENITY: RESORT BUILDING

GOLD
X2 Kui Buri Resort
Duangrit Bunnag from Thailand | Location: Kuiburi, Thailand

HONORABLE MENTION
Veranda Chiang Mai the High Resort
Smith Obayawat from Thailand | Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand

MENTION
Fivelements Puri Ahimsa Healing Center
Ketut Arthana from Indonesia | Location: Bali, Indonesia

Category B-3 PUBLIC AMENITY: SOCIAL/INSTITUTIONAL BUILDINGS

GOLD
Education Resource Center
Mok Wei Wei from Singapore | Location: Singapore

HONORABLE MENTION
Seoul Memorial Park
Taeman Kim from Korea | Location: Seoul Korea

HONORABLE MENTION
Xiaoquan Ethnic Elementary School
Hua Li from China | Location: Sichuan, China

MENTION
Taman Panorama Benak
Mike Boon Chee Khian from Malaysia | Location :Sarawak, Malaysia

Category B-4 SPECIALIZED BUILDINGS

None

CATEGORY C: INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS

HONORABLE MENTION
Digi Technical Operations Hi-Tech
Ken Yeang from Malaysia | Location: Shah Alam, Malaysia

MENTION
Purple Whale
Hyo Man Kim from Korea | Location: Gyeounggi-do, Korea

CATEGORY D: CONSERVATION PROJECT

GOLD
Machi – Building
Keisuke Maeda from Japan | Location: Fukuyama, Japan

HONORABLE MENTION
Hotel Penaga Georgetown
Hijjas Kasturi from Malaysia | Location: Penang, Malaysia

MENTION
Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Center KLPAC
Tan Eng Keong from Malaysia | Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

CATEGORY E: SOCIAL RESPONSIBLE ARCHITECTURE

GOLD
AFRCS Community Centre for Tsunami Affected Community
Chinthaka Chaminda Wickramage from Sri Lanka | Location: Sri Lanka

HONORABLE MENTION
Resettling The Indus
Nayar Ali Dada from Pakistan | Location: South Punjab, Pakistan

MENTION
Ranchen Nunnery, Nepal
Mel Soong Meow Sin from Malaysia | Location: Tsum Valley, Nepal

CATEGORY F: SUSTAINABILITY

GOLD
Singha Park Gold Clubhouse
Smith Obayawat from Thailand | Location: Amphur Muang, Thailand

HONORABLE MENTION
Fivelements Puri Ahimsa Healing Center
Ketut Arthana from Indonesia | Location: Bali, Indonesia

MENTION
Suoi Re Multi-Functional Community House
Hoang Thuc Hao from Vietnam | Location: Hoabinh, Vietnam

Special AAA 2013 Awards Publication The special publication on AAA2013 winning projects have been published and were distributed at the AAA2013 Awards dinner after the Award Presentation. The online copy can be viewed by clicking the picture below:

AAA Issue 3 2013

Opening of the AAA2013 Awards Exhibition at Corwne Plaza Soaltee, Kathmandu on 8th October 2013

The AAA2013 Awards Exhibition was held in Crowne Plaza Soaltee, Kathmandu in conjunction with the ARCASIA 17th Forum. The opening of the exhibition was by the President ARCASIA, Ar. Tan Pei Ing on the 8th October 2013 right before the Forum inauguration ceremony.


AAA2013 Awards Presentation Ceremony by the President of Nepal on 08-10-13

The final results of the AAA2013 Awards were announced during the Inauguration of ARCASIA 17th Forum on 8th October 2013 held at Crowne Plaza Soaltee, Kathmandu. The Awards were presented to the recipients by the Honourable Dr. Ram Baran Yadav, the President of the Nepal, in the presence of the Presidents and delegates from all the 18 member Institutes, high level government officials from Nepal including the Minister of Urban Development, Hobourable Chhabi Rai Pant and the Secretary of the Ministry of Urban Development, Ar. Kishore Thapa.


AAA2013 Awards & Celebration Dinner (08-10-13)

A special Awards and Celebration dinner was also organized by ARCASIA to recognize and celebrate the winners of the AAA2013 and the Students Design Competition. The dinner was held at the ballroom of Crowne Plaza Soaltee, Kathmandu on 8th October 2013. The Awards together with the reading of citations were presented to all the Awards Winners again. The dinner was jointly sponsored by ARCASIA Corporate Partners, Sika and Roca Malaysia'



AAA2013 Final Judging in Weihai, China (18-08-13)

The final judging of AAA2013 was held in Weihai on 18-08-13, hosted by ASC

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