MIPIM Asia Awards - APAC’s most extraordinary real estate projects revealed

October 04, 2018 - 10:50
MIPIM Asia Awards - APAC’s most extraordinary real estate projects revealed

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 4 October2018 - The Asia-Pacific's mostambitious, innovative and revelatory real estate projects have been chosen as winnersof the MIPIM Asia Awards 2018 -- theleading regional property awards show otherwise known as the "Oscars of theAsian real estate world".


A total of 30 trailblazing property developmentshave been recognised with the influential industry honour, revealed ahead of MIPIM Asia, the continent's leadingproperty summit, coming to Hong Kong November 27-28.


The winning entrants have been singled out in oneof ten different trophy categories, with each category's three winners nowcompeting for Gold, Silver and Bronze honours. Following a public vote, thefinal ranked victors will be announced at the MIPIM Asia Awards Gala Dinner -- a glitzy event often compared tothe Academy Awards -- to be hosted at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong on theconference's closing night.


"Winning a MIPIM Asia Award has long beenestablished as one of the most prestigious prizes for real estate projectsacross the APAC region," said MIPIM Director Ronan Vaspart.


"We celebrate the developers, architects, governmentauthorities and other property visionaries who push the boundaries, break therules, and make unimaginable possibilities the solid realities of our skylines,"he added.


Founded in 2007, the annual MIPIM Asia Awardscelebrate the most technically impressive, inventive and publically-enrichingproperty developments from across the APAC region, considering both finisheddevelopments and un-built projects in the planning stage.


A record total of 122 entries were put forward forthe MIPIM Asia Awards 2018, which werewhittled down to the final 30 winners, drawn from seven different countries andterritories, by the esteemed judging panel of 19 industry experts. Chairing thejury this year was François Trausch, an industry titan who is Chairman of theManagement Board, Executive Committee and CEO of Allianz Real Estate.


"The quality of submissions, already high in thepast, gets better every year," said François Trausch. "This is especially true ofentries from China where we've had really outstanding projects in allcategories. In addition, this year we had some very creative and strongsubmissions from Japan -- more than in previous years -- and we continue to havegood and creative entries from South Korea.


"Finally, while many of the projects are very oftenat the conceptual planning stage, we see that a lot of these megaprojects getbuilt and are now operational, and often these plans become very successfulprojects," concluded François Trausch.


The final Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will bedecided by a public vote drawn from the 900+ delegates expected to attend MIPIMAsia, with the results to be unveiled at the closing night Awards Gala Dinnerceremony on November 28. See below for a full list of winners.


A spin-off of the world-renowned MIPIM property summithosted in Cannes every March, MIPIM Asia has established itself as the leadingindustry conference and networking summit for top-level professionals acrossthe real estate industry in the APAC region.




Conrad Osaka (NakanoshimaFestival Tower West)

Osaka, Japan

Architect: Nikken Sekkei Ltd

Developer: The Asahi Shimbun, Takenaka Corporation

Other: Yukio Hashimoto (Interior Designer), NikkenSpace Design (Interior Designer)


naked Castle

Moganshan, ZhejiangProvince, China

Architect: naked Design Studio

Developer: naked Group

Owner: naked Retreats

Other: Xiao Hui Design Studio, TianhuaArchitectural Design Company


The Murray, Hong Kong aNiccolo Hotel

Hong Kong SAR, China

Architect: Foster + Partners, Wong & Ouyang(HK) Limited

Developer: Wharf Real Estate Investment CompanyLimited




Marina One Singapore


Architect: ingenhoven architects, Architects 61Pte. Ltd., Singapore (Architect of Record)

Developer: Mapletree Management Pte. Ltd.,Singapore (Project Manager)


Menara ASTRA

Jakarta, Indonesia

Architect: Nikken Sekkei Ltd

Developer: Astra International

Other: Airmas Asri  

Roche Diagnostics (Suzhou)Ltd.

Suzhou, China

Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP

Developer: Roche Diagnostics




Barangaroo South

Sydney, Australia

Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners(International Towers Sydney and masterplan), Lendlease Design, FJMT (Anadaraapartments), PTW (Alexander apartments), Tzannes (International House Sydney),Tony Caro, Collins & Turner and Durbach Block Jaggers

Developer: Lendlease

Other: Aspect Oculus (Landscape Architect), RightAngle Studio (Retail Strategist)


Shanghai Greenland Center /Greenland Being Funny

Shanghai, China

Architect: Nikken Sekkei Ltd

Developer: Shanghai Greenland Group Co., Ltd.

Other: East China Construction Group Co., Ltd.


SND Cultural & Sports Center

Suzhou, China

Architect: Tianhua Architecture Planning &Engineering Ltd.

Developer: Suzhou New District Cultural &Sports Development Co., Ltd.



Chengdu LuxelakeHeadquarter Park

Chengdu, China

Architect: Shanghai JWDA Architects Co., Ltd.

Developer: Chengdu Wide Horizon Investment GroupCo., Ltd


Sunshine Financial City

Beijing, China

Architect: Nikken Sekkei Ltd, China Architecture& Research Group

Developer: Sunshine Insurance Group

Other: Ohtori Consultants Inc. Environmental DesignInstitute


Tencent CorporateHeadquarters

Shenzhen, China

Architect: NBBJ, TJAD

Developer: Tencent Technology Company Limited






Shanghai, China

Architect: Jiangsu Provincial Architectural Design& Research Institute Co., Ltd.

Developer: KaiLong Group



Seoul, South Korea

Architect: FRCH

Developer: Ho Kyu Lee

Other: L5AMC


The Mills

Hong Kong SAR, China

Architect: Nan Fung Development Ltd

Developer: Nan Fung Development Ltd

Other: Thomas Chow Architects Ltd





The Beacon

Hong Kong SAR, China

Architect: Aedas      


The Scotts Tower


Architect: UNStudio (Amsterdam), Ong&Ong(Singapore)

Developer: Far East Organization


Wellcare Garden Fukasawa

Tokyo, Japan

Architect: Nikken Housing System Ltd

Developer: The Sankei Building Co., Ltd.






Hirakata, Japan

Architect: Takenaka Corporation

Developer: SO-TWO. INC


Landmark Riverside Park --Phase II: Danzishi Old Street

Chongqing, China

Architect: LWK & Partners

Developer: Hongkong Land, China Merchants ShekouHoldings


WF Central

Beijing, China

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Developer: Hongkong Land

Other: Beijing Institute of Architectural Design(LDI), WTIL (Executive Architect)




798 Arts District

Beijing, China

Architect: SASAKI

Developer: Urbis Development, SevenStar Group


Barangaroo South

Sydney, Australia

Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners(International Towers Sydney and masterplan), Lendlease Design, FJMT (Anadaraapartments), PTW (Alexander apartments), Tzannes (International House Sydney),Tony Caro, Collins & Turner and Durbach Block Jaggers

Developer: Lendlease

Other: Aspect Oculus (Landscape Architect), RightAngle Studio (Retail Strategist)


Kennedy Town regeneration

Hong Kong SAR, China

Architect: Farrells

Developer: MTR Corporation





Gala Avenue - Westside

Shanghai, China

Architect: Benoy

Developer: CITIC Limited, China State ShipbuildingCorporation


Shanghai Hongkou Stadiumand Surrounding Area Urban Design

Shanghai, China

Architect: SASAKI

Developer: Shanghai Hongkou District Land Resource& Planning Bureau


Zhuhai Hong Qi SugarFactory Masterplan

Zhuhai, China

Architect: Woods Bagot

Developer: Zhuhai Sugar Factory Tourism DevelopmentLimited 





Alibaba Xixi Campus Phase 4

Hangzhou, China

Architect: NBBJ

Developer: Alibaba Group



Beijing, China

Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

Developer: CITIC Heye Investment

Other: Beijing Institute of Architectural Design(Architect of Record), TFP Farrells (Land Bid Concept)


Greentown Yiwu Peach BlossomSpring Project

Jinhua, China

Architect: Hangzhou 9M Architectural Design Co.,Ltd

Developer: Yiwu Greentown CCCC Real EstateDevelopment Co., Ltd


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