Design Award: Commercial – Hotel Category
Project: Oasia Hotel Downtown
The jury panel commended Oasia Hotel Downtown for redefining landscape by bringing the lush ground cover to the vertical plane, addressing the tropical climate through architecture in an urban setting.
Design Award: Commercial – Overseas Category
Architect: Kerry Hill Architects
A hot springs hotel overlooking Ago Bay in Japan, Amanemu was cited for its “skilful use of light, lines and colours, which herald a new modern vernacular in the context of its monochromatic environment”.
Project: Bayshore Park Underpass
Recognised for taking the utilitarian underpass to a higher level, Bayshore Park Underpass was described by the jury panel as “rhythmic and free-flowing … (an) architecture of significance that is fun and joyful”.
Project: Rhizome House
Architect: DP Architects
Rhizome House is an interactive installation at the Amsterdam Light Festival. The jury panel commended the designers for “their creative spirit and risk-taking boldness, and for bringing newness and showing us opportunities in the future of architecture”.
Project: New Wing at the Asian Civilisations Museum