2A Continental Architectural Award 2019

The 2A Continental Architectural Award was founded to pay tribute to the living architect or architects whose architecture and artwork exhibits a blend of those qualities of ability, vision, flair, and dedication. We honor the architecture and architects that may have produced regular and noteworthy contributions to the human race and the built environment by making use of art and architecture.

The 2019 2A Continental Architectural Award seeks to recognize and promote architectural concepts in the fields of social development, contemporary design, area conservation, conservation of the environment as well as landscape design. The 2ACAA 2019 acknowledges a person whose considerable body of work has a long-lasting influence on architecture.

Objectives of 2019 2A Continental Architectural Award

By organizing 2019 2A Continental Architectural Award, we are trying to explore community interest as well as involvement in the arena of architecture. And the successful wrap up of the contest would contribute to architectural community identity, worth and pride. The Continental Architectural Award aims to bring constructive attention to an architectural project and help encourage and add to the business as well as the institutional identity of architecture.

At its best, architecture, as well as design, is all about taking on technology to set the mind free. At 2ACAA, it’s about innovating, pushing limits, and making the most of technologies as well as materials to apprehend the near impossible. It is about crafting built forms; structures as well as spaces that can propel our spirits, letting them ascend, endorse our humanity, and eventually embrace our very souls.

The 2019 2A Continental Architectural Award stands:

  • To move the approval of quality architectural design forward – in Europe, Asia and all over the world
  • To celebrate the supreme accomplishments and realizations in architecture, interior design as well as landscape design
  • To display the top-notch talent and creative visionaries in the field of art and architecture

We believe grand architecture is about creating an eternal design that will stay for generations, stirring people and inspiring their lives. Pioneering structures and architecture can help spruce up the way we live our lives for the better and allow us to make the most of the room we have? The 2019 2A Continental Architectural Award is a potentially career-making tribute and will be given to the person or group we feel has explored the innovative ground and formed something genuinely commendable.

Judging Criteria

Our panels of adjudicators comprise of well-regarded architects, industry experts and professionals who would consider entries in various categories across different disciplines of architecture, interior design as well as landscape design. The 2ACAA 2019 is revering and awarding the talents of one and all who push the borders and set innovative standards, who turn the ‘regular’ into something astonishing and motivate others, now and for generations to come. There are three decisive factors for different categories of projects:

Criteria for all categories (excluding interior and urban design)

  • Design achievement
  • Technical advancement, including engineering achievements (structural, mechanical, etc)
  • Innovative use of materials
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Cultural identity
  • Social responsibility, community, and urban connectivity
  • The effects of economic conditions on the project

Criteria for urban projects

  • Design achievement
  • Contextual analysis and study
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Cultural identity
  • Social responsibility, community, and urban connectivity
  • The effects of economic conditions on the project

Criteria for interior projects:

  • Design achievement
  • Technical advancement, including engineering achievements (construction detail, structural, mechanical, etc)
  • Innovative use of materials and experimentation with new materials
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Cultural identity
  • Social and economical responsibility
Note: The categories are appropriately managed on request of Jury members.

The 2019 2A Continental Architectural Award aims to develop into one of the most prized architectural awards and set a new standard for the architectural and design business – worldwide. We aim to identify persons and teams who have made a considerable contribution to the territory of architecture. Our award makes out that brilliance in architecture goes far beyond the practical rationale of a structure.

The Winners of 2ACAA 2019

 

Africa Architecture Award

Third-PublicArchitect: Felix Holland - Studio FH Architects Ltd.Project: Ross Langdon Health Education Center (Rakai, Uganda)

Ross Langdon Health Education Center (Rakai, Uganda)

Second-PublicArchitect: Felix Holland - Studio FH Architects Ltd.Project: Gahinga Batwa Centre (Gahinga, Uganda)

Gahinga Batwa Centre (Gahinga, Uganda)

First - PublicArchitect: 3RW arkitekterProject: Sabou School (Sabou, Burkina Faso)

Sabou School (Sabou, Burkina Faso)

 

South & Central America Architecture Award

First - ResidentialArchitect: Laurent Troost, Raquel Brasil dos ReisProject: Casa Campinarana (Amazonas, Brazil)

Casa Campinarana (Amazonas, Brazil)

First - Urban projectsArchitect: Julio Gaeta - (Gaeta-Springall Architects)Project: Urban Forest - Linear Park Ferrocarril De Cuernavaca (Ciudad de México, MX)

Urban Forest - Linear Park Ferrocarril De Cuernavaca (Ciudad de México, MX)

First - Future ProjectsArchitect: Juan Pablo LopezProject: Perdida (Cerro Largo, Uruguay)

Perdida (Cerro Largo, Uruguay)

 

North America Architecture Award

Second - PublicArchitect: Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |Project: Community development center Los Chocolates (Morelos, Mexico)

Community development center Los Chocolates (Morelos, Mexico)

First - PublicArchitect: Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |Project: Criminal courts for the oral trials in Pátzcuaro (Michoacan, Mexico)

Criminal courts for the oral trials in Pátzcuaro (Michoacan, Mexico)

Second - ResidentialArchitect: Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |Project: Jalatlaco House (Oaxaca, Mexico)

Jalatlaco House (Oaxaca, Mexico)

First - ResidentialArchitect: Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |Project: Iturbide Studio ( Mexico City, Mexico)

Iturbide Studio ( Mexico City, Mexico)

First - Urban projectsArchitect: Affleck de la Riva ArchitectsProject: Square des Frères-Charon (Montreal, Canada)

Square des Frères-Charon (Montreal, Canada)

Second - Old & NewArchitect: Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |Project: Academic and Cultural Center of San Pablo (Oaxaca, Mexico)

Academic and Cultural Center of San Pablo (Oaxaca, Mexico)

First - Old & NewArchitect: Taller | Mauricio Rocha + Gabriela Carrillo |Project: Deans Building School of Commercial Banking ( Mexico City, Mexico)

Deans Building School of Commercial Banking ( Mexico City, Mexico)

 

Asia Architecture Award

First - CommercialArchitect: Arash Nasirimoslem , Ensieh Khamseh ,Alireza TahmouresiProject: Tehranpars Showroom 2 ( Tehran, Iran)

Tehranpars Showroom 2 ( Tehran, Iran)

Second - Residential-ApartmentArchitect: Suhasini AyerProject: Humanscapes Habitat (Auroville, India)

Humanscapes Habitat (Auroville, India)

Second - Residential-ApartmentArchitect: Saman Motamedi , Faranak FarzanehProject: Earth II Residential Complex (Tehran, Iran)

Earth II Residential Complex (Tehran, Iran)

Second - Residential- VillaArchitect: Manh Nguyen - MIA Design StudioProject: Wyndham Garden Phu Quoc ( Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam)

Wyndham Garden Phu Quoc ( Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam)

First - Residential- VillaArchitect: Kotoaki Asano - (KOTOAKI ASANO Architect & Associates)Project: Gradation in the Forest (Nagano, Japan)

Gradation in the Forest (Nagano, Japan)

Second - Urban projectsArchitect: Soumitro Ghosh - (Mathew and Ghosh Architects)Project: NMMB (Bangalore, India)

NMMB (Bangalore, India)

First- Urban projectsArchitect: Maryam Yousefi, Morteza AdibProject: The Space in Between, Landscape Architecture of Bamland recreational and commercial Complex ( Iran)

The Space in Between, Landscape Architecture of Bamland recreational and commercial Complex ( Iran)

Second - Old & NewArchitect: Nima Mirzamohammadi, Taban Khodaie, Nima HoushiarkhahProject: MAYA villa (Rudehen, IRAN)

MAYA villa (Rudehen, IRAN)

First - Old & NewArchitect: Soumitro GhoshProject: Rbanms School Extension (Bangalore, India)

Rbanms School Extension (Bangalore, India)

Second - InteriorArchitect: Shahab Mirzaean, Ehsan NaderiProject: Tosan Tajhiz Factory (Pardis, Iran)

Tosan Tajhiz Factory (Pardis, Iran)

First - InteriorArchitect: Amir Hossein AshariProject: Upcycle Café ( Ferdowsi Café )-( Shiraz, Iran)

Upcycle Café ( Ferdowsi Café )-( Shiraz, Iran)

Third - Future ProjectsArchitect: Ahmad SaffarProject: Hayat Khaneh (Shushtar, Iran)

Hayat Khaneh (Shushtar, Iran)

Second - Future ProjectsArchitect: Chen Jian - (GOA)Project: Urban Life Exhibition Hall ( Shaanxi, China)

Urban Life Exhibition Hall ( Shaanxi, China)

First - Future ProjectsArchitect: Ruhollah Rasooli, Faezeh ArefnazariProject: The Forgotten (Isfahan, Iran)

The Forgotten (Isfahan, Iran)

 

Europe Architecture Award

Second - PublicArchitect: Dietger WissounigProject: Health Care Facility Josefhof (Graz, Austria)

Health Care Facility Josefhof (Graz, Austria)

First - PublicArchitect: Michel BenjaminProject: New Services for Boaters on the Port of Cannes (Cannes, France)

New Services for Boaters on the Port of Cannes (Cannes, France)

First - ResidentialArchitect: Fernando Rodriguez & Pablo OriolProject: Elcano (Madrid, Spain)

Elcano (Madrid, Spain)

First- ResidentialArchitect: Fábio NevesProject: Pátio do Meco (Sesimbra, Portugal)

Pátio do Meco (Sesimbra, Portugal)

First - Urban projectsArchitect: 3RW arkitekter and Smedsvig LandskapsarkitekterProject: 22 July Temporary Memorial in Oslo (Oslo, Norway)

22 July Temporary Memorial in Oslo (Oslo, Norway)

Second - Old & NewArchitect: Vora ArquitecturaProject: Spain Central Bank Logistics Yard (Madrid, Spain)

Spain Central Bank Logistics Yard (Madrid, Spain)

Second - Old & NewArchitect: GROUP AProject: Station renovation Metro Oostlijn, Amsterdam (Amsterdam,Netherlands)

Station renovation Metro Oostlijn, Amsterdam (Amsterdam,Netherlands)

First - Old & NewArchitect: Mariano MartínProject: LH135 . Restoration of existing office building in Madrid (Madrid, Spain)

LH135 . Restoration of existing office building in Madrid (Madrid, Spain)

First - Interior ArchitectureArchitect: Vora ArquitecturaProject: Can Rosés TemporarySchool (Barcelona)

Can Rosés TemporarySchool (Barcelona)

Honorable Mention - Future ProjectsArchitect: Ali Önalp -( WE're)Project: The Plug-In (Riga, Latvia)

The Plug-In (Riga, Latvia)

 

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