LONDON.- The Royal Institute of British Architects
has announced the twelve buildings which will receive RIBA International Awards for architectural excellence on Thursday 21 June 2012. From Foster + Partners high-density urban development Troika in Kuala Lumpur to the worlds tallest building designed by a British architect, the Guangzhou Finance Centre by Wilkinson Eyre, the awards recognise some of the worlds most imaginative, dramatic and green buildings.
The RIBA International Awards are presented to architecture practices based outside the UK building anywhere outside the UK; or for practices based in Britain and working outside the EU. All winners are eligible for the RIBA Lubetkin Prize awarded to the best international building by an RIBA member. The winner of the RIBA Lubetkin Prize will be announced later in the year.
The full list of twelve RIBA International Award winners is:
Clayton Campus Monash University, Melbourne, Australia - VN Architecture
Balsillie School of International Affairs, CIGI Campus, Canada - Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects
Guangzhou International Finance Centre, Guangzhou, China - Wilkinson Eyre Architects
Innhouse hotel Kunming, China - Integer Intelligent and Green
Yotsuya Tenera, Tokyo, Japan - Key Operation Inc / Architects
One KL, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - SCDA Architects
The Troika, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Foster + Partners
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki, Auckland, New Zealand FJMT + Archimedia -architects in association
Solaris Fusionopolis 2B, One North, Singapore - TR Hamzah and Yeang
Urban housing and crèche, Geneva, Switzerland - Sergison Bates Architects with Jean-Paul Jaccaud Architectes
Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Princeton University, USA - Hopkins Architects
Sperone Westwater, Bowery, New York City - Foster + Partners