Archi-World® Academy Awards, FINAL PRESS RELEASE
FINAL PRESS RELEASE
Munich 16 January 2013
The winners of the first Archi‐World® Academy Awards “Energy saving projects and ideas for the future of architecture and urbanism” have been announced at the awarding ceremony that took place in Munich on 16 January 2013 at 15.30 during the BAU exhibition fair organized by Messe Munchen, our main partner of this event.
The first Archi‐World® Academy was jointly launched by Archi‐Europe and Messe Munchen in January 2011 during last BAU edition and we want to thank Professor Juhani Pallasmaa who made us the honor to be President of this competition.
Our deepest and sincere thanks also go to our jury members Zaha Hadid, Francoise‐Helene Jourda,Bjarke Ingels, Daniel Libeskind, Kengo Kuma, Christoph Ingenhoven, Mario Cucinella , Jean‐Michel Jaspers, Francine Houben, Ma Yansong, Andrey Bokov and Bijoy Jain for accepting to be part of this project and offering to 12 students the unique opportunity to perform a traineeship in such prestigious practices!
The competition 1.274 student’s projects have been presented for this first edition which we consider a very promising result for the next editions. We are very proud to announce that the winners, as you will see, are coming from all over the world. Images of the winning projects can be obtained upon request at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We are grateful for the generosity of several leaders in the building and design industry. Autodesk, Epson and Deceuninck provided support throughout the duration of this event and helped make it such a success.
‐Autodesk sponsored 3 prizes that showcased the innovative use of Autodesk software.
|Autodesk Design Prize
WINNER: Kuei‐Jyun Mao
PROJECT: Future Zoo
|Autodesk Free Form Prize
WINNER: Brion Basha /Marvi Basha
PROJECT: Urban Skin
|Autodesk Sustainable Design Prize
WINNER: Evgeny Markachev, Julia Kozlova
PROJECT: Public Library
‐Epson for having printed all winning projects on beautiful boards that you can admire for all the duration of BAU exhibition by visiting Archi‐Europe, booth in hall C2, 515.
Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries ‐‐ including the last 17 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects ‐‐ use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state‐of‐the‐art software for global markets. For additional information about Autodesk, visit www.autodesk.com. Autodesk Education is dedicated to inspiring students everywhere to imagine, design and create a better world. For more information about the Autodesk Education Community please visit http://www.autodesk.com/edcommunity.
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‐Deceuninck for rewarding the best future project using PVC as a main component.
|WINNER: Marco Gualandris (Elements)
Finally we would also like to mention our Media/Press partners AMC (France), Blueprint magazine
(UK), Detail (Germany) and Arquitetura & Urbanismo (Brazil) who also awarded their best prize by
publishing some remarkable projects.
The MEDIA/PRESS Intermediate Prizes
NAME: Petra Rosova
PROJECT: "Health and social centre in Jena"
NAME: Jason Kim
PROJECT: "Pocket Blackouts"
NAME : UCV
PROJECT : "Water Farms”
NAME: Victor Sala Bori
NAME: Hugon Kowalski
PROJECT: "Watertower for Sudan"
PROJECT: "Water Farms"
Our warmest thanks also to our partners Armstrong, DOW, Normstahl Entrematic, Schott Solar, The Plan magazine, the Russian Architect International Agency, Bod'or KTM GmbH, Di Legno and Archidelis.
We will shortly be publishing a new press release containing all information about the second edition of the Archi‐World® Academy 2013/2015.
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Founded in 1937, the Deceuninck Group operates in more than 75 countries and has 35
subsidiaries across Europe, North America and Asia, including the United States, United Kingdom, Russia and Turkey.
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