The winners of The 2021 Architectural Review Future Project Awards have been announced and AIM Architecture has been crowned the Grand Winner for its FX Mayr Wellness Eco Retreat project in Wenzhou, China. The company also won the hospitality and leisure award with the project.
Showcasing projects from around the world, this awards program celebrates excellence in unbuilt and incomplete projects.
A large number of notable companies were awarded in the competition. The Mind Play Award was won by OPEN Architecture for its work on the Sun Tower in Yantai, China, and the Sustainability Award went to Zaha Hadid Architects for her Forest Green Rovers Eco Park stadium in Stroud, UK.
Other winners include Stantec in the Cultural Regeneration category for their work on the Musée du Fleuve in Niamey, Niger; Condition_Lab in the Residential category for their Mutating House project in Hunan province, China; Acton Ostry Architects Inc. in the Office / Office Led Development award for their work on Industrial Long Wood in Vancouver, Canada.
As said in The architecture review press release, “Combined, the winners and all finalists of this year’s AR Future Project Awards present examples of innovative and outstanding architecture that successfully meet the development case and also consider the full impact and contribution that ‘they will have on the communities around them. ”
This year’s jury included Christina Seilern, Roger Zogolovitch, Peter Stewart, Jeremy Melvin and Paul Finch.
The full list of winners is listed below or can be viewed here, along with recommended projects.
Mixed-use commercial – The JellyTower – Social Condenser and Fun Palace, Berlin, Germany by CSMM – architecture matters
Community and civic – Park of Future Generations SAKHA_Z, Yakutsk, Russia by Atrium Architecture
Cultural regeneration – River Museum, Niamey, Niger by Stantec
New and old – British Oil Mill, Mersin, Turkey by ANB Architects + Stüdyo Nüve + Onur Yüncü Architects
Offices / Office led development – Industrial Long Wood, Vancouver, Canada by Acton Ostry Architects Inc.
Regeneration and Masterplanning – Morden Wharf, Greenwich Peninsula, UK by U + I
Residential – Changing house, Hunan province, China by Condition_Lab
Development focused on purchasing and retail – Jingumae Pilgrim’s Passage Gates, Tokyo, Japan by Key Operation Inc./ Architects
Sport & Stadiums and Sustainability Award – Forest Green Rovers Eco Park Stadium, Stroud, UK by Zaha Hadid Architects
High-rise buildings – Barclay, Vancouver, Canada by ACDF Architecture
Urban infrastructure – Hot Heart, Helsinki, Finland by CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati
Mind Game Prize – Sun Tower, Yantai, China by OPEN Architecture
Overall winner and Hotels and Leisure – FX Mayr Wellness Eco Retreat, Wenzhou, China by AIM Architecture