Over 60 new buildings, commercial developments, landscape architecture and urban planning projects have been selected for the International Architecture Awards 2015
These prestigious awards have been presented by The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies since 2004. The programme honours new skyscrapers, real estate developments and urban plans that achieve a high standard of excellence in planning, design and construction.
The 2015 jury was held at BMW AG headquarters in Munich and consisted of a range of high profile architects and industry professionals. This year, the winning submissions spanned 26 countries and included projects from Austria, India, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong and New Zealand. This elite group of buildings and urban planning projects selected by the jury will be premiered at the 3rd Chicago Architecture Biennial this November. A complete list of the winners can be seen here.
"From a diverse and exemplar quality of new submissions, the German Jury in Munich selected over 60 outstanding projects, each speak to new values: Form is no longer to be celebrated for its own sake and architecture in its greatest expression must positively impact institutions, strengthen communities, act sustainably and resiliently, and spark optimism, curiosity, and generosity in the human spirit," states Christian Narkiewicz-Laine, Museum President, The Chicago Athenaeum.