And the MIPIM Asia Awards 2009 Winners Are...

Nov 18, 2009, 12:05 ET from REED MIDEM

HONG KONG, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China and Singapore dominated the third edition of the MIPIM Asia Awards, designed to recognize outstanding real estate projects in the Asia Pacific region for their innovative, technical, environmental and architectural qualities. The MIPIM Asia Awards ceremony took place today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, in the presence of The Honourable Mrs. Carrie Lam, Secretary for Development of the Government of Hong Kong SAR.

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"The third MIPIM Asia Awards have proved extremely successful, with more entries submitted to the competition than ever before," said Robert Lie, president of the jury and Real Estate Investment & Development Managing Director, Redevco Asia Limited, Hong Kong. "The jury was very impressed with the high quality of the projects presented. Looking at all these entries, it becomes clear that sustainability criteria are the current dominant trend in construction and I strongly believe that this is a major and very positive evolution for the property sector. Given the outstanding quality of this year's edition, I am already looking forward to next year's MIPIM Asia Awards."

    The MIPIM Asia Awards 2009 winners

    BEST CHINESE PROJECT CATEGORY
    Shanghai World Financial Center
    Shanghai, People's Republic of China
    Design Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC
    Developer: Mori Building Company
    Project Architect: Mori Building Company

    BUSINESS CENTRES CATEGORY
    Samsung Seocho
    Seoul, Republic of South Korea
    Architect of record: Samoo Architects & Engineers
    Design Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC
    Developer: Samsung Corporation

    FUTURA PROJECTS CATEGORY
    2014 Incheon Asian Games Main Stadium
    Incheon Metropolitan City, Republic of South Korea
    Architect: Heerim Architects and Planners, Co. Ltd.
    Developers: - The 17th Incheon Asian Games Organizing committee
    -Incheon Metropolitan City

    GREEN BUILDINGS CATEGORY
    Vrindavan Tech Village
    Bangalore, India
    Architect: HOK International (Asia/Pacific) Ltd.
    Developer: Assetz Property Group

    HOTELS AND TOURISM RESORTS CATEGORY
    Banyan Tree Hangzhou
    Hangzhou, People's Republic of China
    Architects: Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts Pte. Ltd.
    Zhejiang South Architectural Design Co., Ltd.
    Developer: Hangzhou Westbrook Investment Co., Ltd.

    MIXED-USE BUILDINGS CATEGORY
    Shanghai World Financial Center
    Shanghai, People's Republic of China
    Design Archiect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC
    Developer: Mori Building Company
    Project Architect: Mori Building Company

    RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS CATEGORY
    Newton Suites, Singapore
    Singapore
    Architect: WOHA
    Developer: UOL Group Ltd.

    SHOPPING CENTRE CATEGORY
    ION Orchard
    Singapore
    Concept and Design Architect: Benoy Ltd.

Developer: Orchard Turn Developments Pte. Ltd. (joint venture between Sun Hung Kai Properties and CapitaLand Ltd.)

Project architect/ Civil & Structural Engineer: RSP Architects Planners & Engineers (Pte) Ltd.

    PARTICIPANTS' CHOICE AWARD
    Shanghai World Financial Center
    Shanghai, People's Republic of China
    Design Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC
    Developer: Mori Building Company
    Project Architect: Mori Building Company

SPECIAL JURY AWARDS (For the first time, the Jury decided to attribute two Special Jury Awards)

    7 & 9 Tampines Grande Office Building
    Singapore
    Architect: Architects 61 Pte Ltd.
    Developer: City Developments Limited

    Mokuzai Kaikan
    Tokyo, Japan

Architects, Planners, Engineers: Nikken Sekkei ; Tomohiko Yamanashi ; Takeyuki Katsuya

To view the full description of all nominated projects, please click: http://www.mipimasia.com/gb/awards__1

To download MIPIM Asia 2009 and Award Winning Project photos, please click: http://www.creativegp.com/mipimasia/2009OfficialPhotos/main.html

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