Winners of the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2015 were recently revealed in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The International Property Awards, which recognises and rewards the finest of property, architecture and interior design in the world, recently announced the five-star and highly commended winners of the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2015 at a high-profile gala presentation dinner at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.
Among the big winners of the night is Aedas, which took home three five-star awards in the architecture category. They are for the Element Suzhou Science and Technology Town (five-star award for Best Hotel Architecture China), the Ciputra International (five-star award for Best Mixed-use Architecture Indonesia), and the Mapletree Business City Shanghai & VivoCity Shanghai (five-star award for Best Mixed-use Architecture China). The firm also received seven highly commended mentions.
Another big winner of the night was Alexander Wong Architects, who took home two five-star awards in the interior design category. They are for the Golden Eye (five-star award for Best Interior Design Show Home China) and De Rucci Bespoke (five-star award for Best Retail Interior Hong Kong). The practice also received a highly commended mention for Leisure Interior China with Cinema Futura.
Alexander Wong, director and founder of Alexander Wong Architects said, "This collection of honours is a confirmation of our design team in understanding our clients' culture whilst providing innovation, excitement and glamour without sacrificing functional fulfillments through our unique design philosophy. We are delighted to have our creativity and originality fully recognised by the judges and will continue to raise the bar with all our future design endeavours.”
Clifton Leung Design Workshop took home a five-star award for Best Retail Interior Macau with CTM Flagship Store.
Clifton Leung, director and chief designer of Clifton Leung Design Workshop, said, "We feel really honoured to receive the prestigious and renowned Asia Pacific Property Awards for the fourth year. It is a remarkable recognition as a leading interior design firm in Asia-Pacific. We will continue to strive with great commitment and creativity to enhance the interior environment and contribute to the societies we work within."
Barrie Ho Architecture (BHA) received two highly commended mentions for Public Service Architecture Hong Kong with Wholesale Conversion of Industrial Building into Genesis @ Wong Chuk Hang and Qian Hai Creative Youth Entrepreneurship Dream Factory @ Qian Hai.
Raz Interiors, co-founded by Rachel Poon, Alex Pang and Zeta Chu (one of the recently crowned Perspective 40 Under 40 winners), received a highly commended mention for Architecture Single Residence Hong Kong with Levitation.
Hundreds of entries from the Asia-Pacific region were scrutinised by the judging committee, which comprised over 70 global experts and was chaired by three members of the UK's House of Lords.
Later this year, the highest scoring winners from the Asia Pacific region will compete against other winning companies from Europe, Africa, Canada, the USA, Central and South America, the Caribbean and Arabia for the ultimate World's Best in each category.
Stuart Shield, President of the International Property Awards, said, "Twenty-five different countries in the Asia-Pacific region competed strongly for the awards and 600 people flew into Kuala Lumpur to attend our events. The award winners' logo is an instantly-recognised symbol of excellence throughout the global property industry. Attaining one of these coveted awards proves the necessary qualities and professionalism to excel over other companies within the highly competitive Asia-Pacific arena."
The International Property Awards also hosted an Asia Pacific Property Summit ahead of the awards at the same venue. A series of professional networking events, including seminars, discussion tables and an exhibition, was attended by presidents, CEOs, managing directors, chairmen and other decision makers.
Click here for the full list of winners at the Asia Pacific Property Awards 2015.