The Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) announced the results of the HKIA Annual Awards 2015 recently
The event, held at Pacific Place, was created to promote architectural excellence and uphold professional industry standard and practices, and has been running since 1965.
Vincent Ng, JP, president of HKIA spoke at the event, praising HKIA members’ contributions on creating iconic yet people-oriented architectural landmarks in the past 60 years which enriched the local substance in the hustle and bustle of the city life.
The renovation works of the Court of Final Appeal, designed by Architectural Services Department, HKSAR Government, was awarded the HKIA Medal of the Year of Hong Kong & Special Architectural Award – Heritage and Adaptive Reuse.
Hong Kong East Community Green Station, designed by Architectural Services Department of HKSAR Government, won the President's Prize and the Special Architectural Award – Urban Design this year. The President's Prize is awarded to smaller projects with lower construction costs with a limit of $50 million.
Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li Chengdu, designed by The Oval Partnership Ltd, was awarded the HKIA Medal of the Year outside Hong Kong; Special Architectural Award-Urban Design.
A full list of the winners from this year’s event can be found here.