ABB LEAF Awards 2018 Winners

 John Hill
15. November 2018
Overall Winner: Zaha Hadid Architects, Port House, Antwerp, Belgium (Photo: Hélène Binet)
Zaha Hadid Architects was a big winner at the 17th annual ABB LEAF Awards, which "celebrate, discuss and honor some of the best new international architectural projects according to their specific criteria."
The awards were given out in fourteen categories during a gala ceremony in Frankfurt, Germany, last month. The shortlist of projects was announced in July. The judges included Roland Bechmann (Werner Sobek), Kai-Uwe Bergmann (BIG), Andrew Bromberg (Aedas), Peter Cook (Crab Studio), Peter Cerno (Cerno Architekten), Alan Crawford (Crawford Partnership), Werner Frosch (Henning Larsen), Ciara Gormley (PDP), Viviana Muscettola (Zaha Hadid Architects), Tateo Nakajima (Arup), Alireza Razavi (Studio Razavi), Paolo Rossi (SOM), Christina Seilern (Studio Seilern), Bob Sheil (Bartlett School of Architecture), Cees Van der Spek (OVG), and Thomas Willemeit (Graft).

Visit the ABB LEAF Awards website for more information on this year's winners.
Lifetime Achievement winner David Chipperfield (Photo courtesy of LEAF)
Overall Winner: Zaha Hadid Architects, Port House, Antwerp, Belgium

Lifetime Achievement of the Year: Sir David Chipperfield

Best Tall Building Project: Aedas, The Beacon, Hong Kong

Best Regenerative Impact: IDOM, New Lecture Room Block, Alioune Diop University, Bambey, Senegal
Residential Building – Multiple Occupancy: Studio mk27, Somosaguas, Madrid, Spain (Photo courtesy of Studio mk27)
Best Façade Design & Engineering: Zaha Hadid Architects, 520 West 28th, New York, USA 

Residential Building – Single Occupancy: Studio mk27, Planar House, São Paulo, Brazil

Residential Building – Multiple Occupancy: Studio mk27, Somosaguas, Madrid, Spain

Interior Design Award – Completed and Future: INNOCAD Architecture, Schaudepot History Museum, Graz, Austria

Interior Design Award – Completed and Future (Highly Commended): Spacedge Designs, Hotel Mono, Singapore
Commercial Building: INNOCAD Architecture, CUBEND C&P Corporate Office, Graz, Austria (Photo: Paul Ott)
Commercial Building: INNOCAD Architecture, CUBEND C&P Corporate Office, Graz, Austria

Hospitality Building – Completed and Future: anySCALE, Wuyuan Skywells Hotel, Jiangxi, China

Hospitality Building – Completed and Future (Highly Commended): Yu Momoeda Architecture Office, Four Funeral Houses, Kasuga, Japan

Refurbishment: Zaha Hadid Architects, Port House, Antwerp, Belgium

Refurbishment (Highly Commended): ARCHSTUDIO, Twisting Courtyard, Beijing, China

Public Building: West-line Studio, Shui Cutural Centre, Guizhou, China
Best Achievement in Environmental Performance – Completed and Future: Zaha Hadid Architects, KAPSARC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (Photo: Hufton+Crow)
Best Achievement in Environmental Performance – Completed and Future: Zaha Hadid Architects, KAPSARC (King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Best Future Building – Under Construction and Drawing Board: Margot Krasojević Architecture, Self-Excavation Hurricane House, Louisiana, USA

Urban Design Project – Completed and Future: Urban Planning & Design Institute of Southeast University, Living Corridor, Suzhou, China

Mixed Use Building: West-line studio, Guizhou Fire Station, Guizhou, China

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