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2012 LEAF Award winners announced in London

The 9th Annual Emirates Glass LEAF Awards proved to be a success attracting a whole host of recognisable faces from the architectural community. The awards ceremony on 21 September 2012 took place at the Four Seasons Park Lane Hotel in London.

The plethora of award winners are as follows:

Mixed-use Building of the year award: Steven Holl Architects with Daeyang Gallery & House, South Korea

Residential Building of the year award (single occupancy): Architectureburo Govaert & Vanhoutte with Villa Roces, Bruges, Belgium
Residential Building of the year award (multiple occupancy): Rafiq Azam with S.A Residence, Dhaka, Bangladesh
A Special Award went to Studio Daniel Libeskind, DCA Architects PTE Ltd, with Reflections at Keppel Bay

Commercial Building of the year award: WOW Architects with Vivanta Hotel, Bangalore, India

International Interior Design award: Billard Leece Partnership & Bates Smart with HKS, with The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Refurbishment of the year award: Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects, with The Granary
A Special Award went to Masrah Al Qasba Theatre, Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, by Magma Architecture

Young Architect of the year award: Marco Guarnieri, with White Grounds UK

Public Building award: Musashino Art University Museum & Library Tokyo, Japan
A Special Award went to Stephen Marshall Architects, with Rothschild Archive, UK

Best Sustainable Development: Arup Associates with The Druk White Lotus School, Shey, India

Best Future Building 2012 (2 Winners):
Skidmore Owings + Merrill with Manhattan Loft Gardens, London, UK
MZ Architects, The Rock Stadium, Al Ain, UAE

Lifetime Achievement in architectural Community award: Daniel Libeskind

Overall winner for 2012: Musashino Art University Museum & Library Tokyo, Japan

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