23rd September, 2020.
The Architectural Review recently announced this year’s Future Project Awards recipients for 2020. Here is our summary of the most remarkable buildings of tomorrow.
As the only architectural awards that recognise future projects, the Future Project Awards are innovative, inspiring and highly anticipated around the globe each year. 2020 has been no exception, and this years winners are a fascinating depiction of the current and future driving forces in design, construction, urban planning and sustainability.
Overall Winner – Future Project Of The Year | Commercial Mixed-Use
Valley by EDGE Technologies is the future aspirational development plan for the Zuidas area of Amsterdam. On completion, it aims to re-orient what has become a predominantly business focused urban precinct into one that is a hive of diversity emboldened by a considered tapestry of multi-functional advancement. Due for completion in 2021, Valley will evolve a underperforming urban locale into a thriving mecca for living, working and recreation.
Named after a traditional chinese painting technique that depicts the natural landscape, Shan-shui Yuelanting by GOA is an ambitious residential development located in Suzhou, China. The design approach is a precise balance between a unity of contemporary and traditional aesthetics, and exceptionally innovative materials and pragmatics.
Hotels & Leisure
Render by Eduardo Martorelli
La Peninsula Hotel by Brazilian architects Studio MK27 is a celebration of the resonance found in buildings that find a rhythm within the topography of their environment. Designed to sit lightly atop a rocky ocean edge, the hotel takes in unrivalled seascapes and breathtaking Mexican perspectives.
Community & Civic
Render by CAAT Studio
The Kamyaran City School will propel a city previously deprived of modern technologies and devasted by an earthquake in recent years into a future that is markedly innovative and infinitely considered. CAAT Studio‘s proposal is for an educational facility that will vastly improve both the social and cultural life of the city’s residents.