Architect Rafiq Azam shortlisted for LEAF Awards 2012

LEAF Awards – 2012 : Building + Architect Information

Rafiq Azam the architect for the Drik Gallery and Terrace as well as the upcoming Pathshala Building has been shortlisted for the Emirates Glass LEAF Awards.

12 Jun 2012

LEAF Awards 2012 Shortlist

Mixed – Use Building of the year
– Steven Holl Architects, with Daeyang Gallery & House, Seoul, South Korea
Daeyang Gallery and House Building
image : Iwan Baan
Daeyang Gallery and House
– Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects, with Tidemill Academy & Deptford Lounge, Deptford, UK
Residential Building of the year (Single Occupancy)
– Studiomk27, with Cobogo House Sao Paulo, Brazil
– Sou Fujimoto Architects, with House like a single Tree, Tokyo, Japan Architectureburo Govaert & Vanhoutte, with House Roces, Bruges, Belgium Sanjay Puri Architects, with Courtyard House, Rajasthan, India
– Peter Rose & Partners, with East House, Chilmark, Massachusetts, US
Residential Building of the year (Multiple Occupancy)
– Studio Daniel Libeskind, DCA Architects PTE Ltd, with Reflections at Keppel Bay, Singapore
Reflections at Keppel Bay
image ? Courtesy of Keppel Bay Pte Ltd
Reflections at Keppel Bay Singapore

2012-Leaf-Awards-Shortlist-05 Rafiq Azam

– Rafiq Azam, with SA Residence, Dhaka, Bangladesh

– Gonzalo Mardones Architecture Studio, with Ignacia Apartments, Santiago, Chile
– Tabanlioglu Architects Melkan Gursel & Murat Tabanioglu, with Loft Gardens, Levent, Istanbul
LOFT Gardens
photo ? H?l?ne Binet
LOFT Gardens Istanbul
Commercial Building of the year
– Vittorio Grassi Architetto & Partners, with Koa Zambon Company Restaurant, Bresso, Italy
– Mossessian & Partners, with 5 Merchant Square, London, UK
Paddington Basin Buildings
photo ? Nick Weall
– David Chipperfield Architects, with Peek & Cloppenburg Flagship Store Vienna, Austria
– WOW Architects, with Vivanta Hotel, Bangalore, India
– Tabanlioglu Architects Melkan Gursel & Murat Tabanioglu, with Asmacati Shopping &meeting point, Balcova, Turkey
Asma?at? Shopping Centre
photo from architects
Asma?at? Shopping Centre
– Peter Rose & Partners, with Housing Tower at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health, Stockbridge, USA
International Interior Design Award
– Hironaka Ogawa & Associates, with Forest Chapel, Gunma, Japan
– Billard Leece Partnership & Bates Smart with HKS, with The Royal Children?s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
– Isay Weinfeld, with Rodeio Restaurant, Sao Paulo, Brazil
– Kay Elliott, with Titanic Belfast, Belfast, UK
Titanic Belfast building
photo : Christopher Heaney
Titanic Belfast
Refurbishment of the year
– Pollard Thomas Edwards Architects, with The Granary, London, UK
– Magma Architecture, with Masrah Al Qasba Theatre, Emirate of Sharjah, UAE
– Pepe Gascon Arquitectura, with Sant Miquel Special Education School, Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain
– Hugh Broughton Architects, with Maidstone Museum East Wing, Kent, UK
Young Architect of the year award
– Zai Shirakawa, with Enbutsu-do Hall & Eifuku-ji Temple, Ehime Prefecture, Shikoku, Japan
– Martin Gruenanger, with Green Knot, Graz, Austria
– Marco Guarnieri, with 2 Whites Grounds, London, UK
Public Building of the year
– Studio Daniel Libeskind, with Dresden Museum of Military History, Dresden, Germany
Military History Museum Dresden
photo ? Bitter Bredt
Dresden Military History Museum
– GPY Arquitectos, with SEGAI Research Centre, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
– Sou Fujimoto Architects, with Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo, Japan
Musashino Art University Museum & Library
image from architect
Musashino Art University Museum & Library
– Billard Leece Partnership & Bates Smart with HKS, with The Royal Children?s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
– Stephen Marshall Architects, with Rothschild Foundation Archive, Waddesdon, UK
Rothschild Foundation
photo ? Richard Bryant
Rothschild Foundation Archive
– Isay Weinfeld, with Hotel Fasano Boa Vista, Porto Feliz, Brazil
Punta del Este Building
photograph from architects
Las Piedras Fasano
Best Sustainable Development
– Magma Architecture, with London Shooting Ranges, Woolwich, London, UK
– Iotti + Pavarani Architetti, with Domus Technica (centre for advanced training), Brescello, Italy
Domus Technica Brescello
photo : Roland Halbe
Domus Technica
– Paolo Verducci Architetti, with New Headquarters for Archimede Solar Energy, Massa Martana, Italy
– Arup Associates, with Druk White Lotus School, Shey, India
Druk White Lotus School
photo ? Christian Richters
Druk White Lotus School
Best Future Building
– Skidmore Owings + Merrill, with Manhattan Loft Gardens, London, UK
– 3XN Architects, with Green School Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
– Aedas Limited, with CX 2-1, Singapore
– Aedas Limited, with Oasis Mall, Sanya, China
Oasis Mall Sanya
image from architect
– Aedas Limited, with Express Rail Link West Kowloon Terminus, Hong Kong, China
West Kowloon Terminus
image from architect
West Kowloon Terminus
– Mossessian & Partners, with Place Lalla Yeddouna, Fez, Morocco
Place Lalla Yeddouna
picture from organisers
Place Lalla Yeddouna
– MZ Architects, with Al Ain Stadium, Al Ain, UAE
– Sanjay Puri Architects, with Chapel at Murcia, Murcia, Spain
– Victor Sala Bori, with Landscraper, Castelldefels, Spain

Author: Shahidul Alam

Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018. A photographer, writer, curator and activist, Shahidul Alam obtained a PhD in chemistry before switching to photography. His seminal work “The Struggle for Democracy” contributed to the removal of General Ershad. Former president of the Bangladesh Photographic Society, Alam set up the Drik agency, Chobi Mela festival and Pathshala, South Asian Media Institute, considered one of the finest schools of photography in the world. Shown in MOMA New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Royal Albert Hall and Tate Modern, Alam has been guest curator of Whitechapel Gallery, Winterthur Gallery and Musee de Quai Branly. His awards include Mother Jones, Shilpakala Award and Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dali International Festival of Photography. Speaker at Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, Oxford and Cambridge universities, TEDx, POPTech and National Geographic, Alam chaired the international jury of the prestigious World Press Photo contest. Honorary Fellow of Royal Photographic Society, Alam is visiting professor of Sunderland University in UK and advisory board member of National Geographic Society. John Morris, the former picture editor of Life Magazine describes his book “My journey as a witness”, (listed in “Best Photo Books of 2011” by American Photo), as “The most important book ever written by a photographer.”

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