Winners announced for ME Architect Awards 2013

ME Architect Awards 2013

The winning projects, professionals and companies for the sixth annual Middle East Architect Awards 2013 were revealed last night at a gala ceremony in The Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai.

International design practice, Aedas, enjoyed a hugely successful night, picking up a total of two awards.

As well as winning Commercial Project of the Year for its Al Bahr Towers, the same project also brought the company success for the Best Overall Project in the Middle East.

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Dubai- based firm GAJ were also honoured with two awards including Large Architecture Firm of the Year as well as Young Architect of the Year (Yazeed Abualrous).

Another two awards were scooped up by Kuwait and Spain- based AGi Architects for Residential Project of the Year (Star House) as well as Public Sector, Institutional and Cultural Project of the Year (BBS Pre- School).

International consulting engineers, Buro Happold also picked up two awards for Engineer of the Year (Robert Cooke) and Engineering Company of the Year.

A total of 13 awards were handed out during the course of the evening.

Winners of the 2013 Middle East Architect Awards:

Residential Project of the Year

Star House by AGi Architects

Commercial Project of the Year

Al Bahr Towers by Aedas

Hospitality and Leisure Project of the Year

The Galleria by Gulf Related and Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure

Project of the Year

BBS Pre- School by AGi Architects

Sustainable Design of the Year

Qatar FIFA World Cup stadium by tangramGulf

Best Overall Project in the Middle East

Al Bahr Towers by Aedas

Engineering Company of the Year

Buro Happold

Boutique Architecture Firm of the Year

Albaker Architects

Large Architecture Firm of the Year

Godwin Austin Johnson

Engineer of the Year

Robert Cooke of Buro Happold

Young Architect of the Year

Yazeed Abualrous of Godwin Austin Johnson

Principal of the Year

Pierre Martin Dufresne of U+A Architects

Architect of the Year

Kourosh Hajizadeh of Hajizadeh and Associates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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