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MIPIM Asia Awards Reveals Finalists in Hong Kong Today

MIPIM Asia 2012
2012-07-31 19:13 2235

PARIS, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- MIPIM Asia, the world's property market in Asia Pacific, today reveals the winners of its established Awards competition, which have honored outstanding real estate projects in the Asia Pacific region since 2007.

The MIPIM Asia Awards jury, headed by Mr. Vincent H.S. LO, Chairman of Shui On Group, met in Hong Kong on July 27 to examine the 117 projects from 12countries that entered this year's competition.

Mainland China, Singapore and Malaysia have dominated the list of entries with respectively 55, 14 and 10 projects. Mainland China's participation has notably increased by almost 90% compared to 2011. Submissions also covered Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam.

The 14 industry experts composing the international jury selected 3 winners in 11 distinct categories, for a total of 30 rewarded projects, which are:

BEST CHINESE FUTURA PROJECT

Suning.com Headquarters
Nanjing, China
Architect: NBBJ
Developer: Suning Corporation

Tsinghua University Law Library
Beijing, China
Architect: Kokaistudios
Developer: Tsinghua University

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Administration Information Building
Suzhou, China
Architect: Aedas Limited
Developer: Suzhou Industrial Park Education Development and Investment Company

BEST CHINESE FUTURA MEGA PROJECT

China Southern Airline Guangzhou Airport City
Guangzhou, China
Architect: Woods Bagot
Developer: China Southern Air Holding Company

Northstar Xin He Delta
Changsa, China
Design Architect: The Jerde Partnership
Developer: Beijing Northstar Group

Xihongmen Development, Daxing District
Beijing, China
Architect: Aedas
Developer: Beijing Chingchuang Development Co. Ltd

BEST FUTURA PROJECT

Diagonal Tower
Seoul, South Korea
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Developer: Dream Hub Yongsan Development Co., LTD.

Ophir-Rochor
Singapore
Holding Company:M+S Pte. Ltd.
Developer: Ophir-Rochor Developers
Architect: Buro Ole Schereen / DP Architects

Yongsan International Business District
Seoul, South Korea
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates PC
Developer: Dream Hub Project Financing Vehicle Co., Ltd / Yongsan Development Co.

BEST FUTURA MEGA PROJECT

Berjaya Jeju Airest City
Seogwipo City, South Korea
Developer: Berjaya Jeju Resort Limited
Architect: Baum Architects

BEST INNOVATIVE GREEN BUILDING

Double Cove
Hong Kong
Developer: Henderson Land Development Co Ltd
Architect: Dennis Lau and Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers (HK) Ltd

HAUS@Serangoon Garden
Singapore
Architect: ADDP Architects LLP
Developer: City Developments Limited / Hong Realty (Private) Limited

Jem
Singapore
Developer: Lend Lease
Architect: SAA Architects

BEST MIXED-USE DEVELOPMENT

Hysan Place
Hong Kong
Developer: Hysan Development Company Limited
Architect: Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects & Engineers (HK) Limited

Kerry Parkside
Shanghai, China
Developer: Shanghai Pudong Kerry City Properties Co., Ltd
Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates

TaiKoo Hui
Guangzhou, China
Developer: TaiKoo Hui (Guangzhou) Development Company Limited
Architect: Arquitectonica International Corporation

BEST OFFICE & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

50 Connaught Road Central
Hong Kong
Design Architect: Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP
Developer: National Properties Holdings Limited

Tianjin Global Financial Center
Tianjin, China
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Developer: Finance Street Jinta (Tianjin) Real Estate Co., Ltd.

Zuellig Building
Makati City, Manila, Philippines
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Developer: Bridgebury Realty Corporation

BEST RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT

Ascentia Sky
Singapore
Developer: Wing Tai Land Pte Ltd (on behalf of Winpride Investments Pte Ltd)
Architect: P&T Consultants Pte Ltd

Duchess Residences
Singapore
Developer: UOL Group Limited
Architect: MKPL Architects Pte Ltd

JKC1
Singapore
Architect: ONG&ONG Pte Ltd
Developer: Park Court Pte Ltd

BEST RETAIL & LEISURE DEVELOPMENT

Central Plaza Rama 9
Bangkok, Thailand
Architect: Benoy
Developer: Central Pattaya Group

Korea International Exhibition Center II (KINTEX II)
Goyang City, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Architect: NBBJ
Developer: KINTEX

Parc 66
Jinan, China
Developer: Hang Lung Properties Limited
Design Architect: P&T International Incorporation

BEST RETAIL EXPANSION

Nike
Shanghai, China
Developer: Guangzhou Zhengjia Enterprise Co., Ltd

Vacheron Constantin
Beijing, China
Architect: Kokaistudios

BEST URBAN REGENERATION PROJECT

Chengdu Daci Temple cultural and commercial complex
Chengdu, China
Developer: Chengdu Qianhao Real Estate Company Limited
Architect: The Oval Partnership Limited / Make Limited

Shanghai Bund Waterfront
Shanghai, China
Urban Designer: NBBJ
Developer: Shanghai Urban Planning Administration Bureau / City of Shanghai

Surpass Court
Shanghai, China
Architect: logon
Developer: Shanghai Yicheng Investment

In November, MIPIM Asia delegates will vote on site at the Awards gallery for their favourite project in each category. Their vote will be combined with the jury's vote, each group making up 50% of the final decision. The final results will determine the ranking of each category winners: Gold, Silver or Bronze. The rewarded projects will receive ultimate recognition during the Awards Gala dinner at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Hong Kong on Thursday 8 November 2012.

New this year, the 30 winners will be submitted to a pre-MIPIM Asia online vote open to the public who will choose the winner of "Your Choice Award".

To consult MIPIM Asia press kit and further details of MIPIM Asia Awards' jury members, please click here.

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