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The Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets celebrate excellence in real estate development and architecture. Covering a range of categories, the awards offer international architects and leading real estate developers a prestigious platform to communicate a shared vision for the future, from culturally integrated city skylines to sustainable urban communities.

About the Awards

The Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets Awards and Gala Dinner will take place on Tuesday 6 September 2016 at the Conrad Dubai. The evening will present an unparalleled opportunity to network with key investors, architects and developers, as industry VIP’s converge upon Dubai to recognise the innovators and initiators behind some of the world’s most high profile projects.

Congratulations to our 2016 finalists who will now compete in the final stage of the awards programme; all shortlisted projects will be presented to our panel of judges with the eventual winners being announced at the Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner on Tuesday 6 September.

Full details of the shortlisted projects can be viewed here

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For more information, please contact the Cityscape Awards team:

Email: csawards@informa.com
Phone: +971 4 407 2742 / +971 4 407 2419

Award Categories

Categories (projects limited to one category)
BUILT
FUTURE

Commercial Project Award

Description: A building or complex of single commercial use

Examples: Office buildings, factories, warehouses, logistics and distribution facilities

Leisure & Hospitality Project Award

Description: A building or complex that provides a leisure and/or hospitality function(s)

Examples: Hotels, serviced apartments, sports & leisure facilities, restaurants

Community, Culture & Tourism Project Award

Description: A public building or complex for the arts or serving the community

Examples: Museums, visitor centres, educational facilities, hospitals, religious buildings, airports

Residential – Low Rise Project Award

Description: A residential development of a minimum of 10 units (G+4 and below)

Examples: Villa/townhouse complex, apartments, low rise towers (G+4 and below)

Residential – High Rise Project Award

Description: A residential development of a minimum of 10 units (G+5 and above)

Examples: Apartments, high rise towers (G+5 and above)

Retail Project Award

Description: A retail development with a minimum of 10 units

Examples: Malls, retail districts

Sustainability Project Award*

* Please note you can nominate your BUILT occupied project for the Sustainability Project Award in addition to ONE of the categories above.

MIXED USE PROJECT AWARD has been discontinued - the “predominant use” of the project will define the category selection.

Eligibility Criteria

Real Estate developments that meet the eligibility criteria below may be entered in to the Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets:

  • Projects can be entered to the Built project categories (those with a minimum of one phase completed and operational with the last 3 years) or Future projects (for those commenced onsite but not yet completed).
  • Projects will only be eligible to enter one category, with the added option of entering the Environmental Sustainability Project Award for built occupied projects.
  • An entrant may submit as many individual projects as desired as long as each entry is in full compliance with the eligibility criteria.
  • Projects previously entered into the Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets are not eligible for resubmission, unless they previously entered the “future” category and are now entering as a “built” project.
  • An exception to the above is when a new phase of a previously entered project is submitted; this will be accepted.
  • Submitted projects are required to demonstrate the highest level of excellence across 5 specified judgment criteria: context, design, sustainability, property & facilities management and fulfilling the brief (including projects entering the Environmental Sustainability Project Award).
  • Only projects in global emerging markets will be eligible for submission, including developments from the Middle East, Turkey, Russia, Africa, Indian subcontinent, Asia Pacific (excluding Japan, New Zealand & Australia) and Latin America.
  • Architects are entitled to submit projects on behalf of the developer / owner, as long as their permission has been obtained.
  • Individual units in commercial, retail and hospitality developments are not eligible for the Cityscape Awards for Emerging Markets. Only projects consisting of a minimum of 10 residential and 10 retail units are eligible for the relevant Award category.
  • Interior design projects are not eligible to enter the awards.

Cityscape Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

The Cityscape Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner will be held at the Conrad Hotel, Dubai on the evening of Tuesday 6 September 2016.

The Awards night is an opportunity to network with key investors, architects and developers, as industry VIP's converge upon Dubai to recognise the innovators and initiators behind some of the world's most high profile projects.

The glamorous event will begin with a welcome reception, after which guests will be invited to take their seats for the awards ceremony and 3-course gala dinner.

Venue: Conrad Hotel, Dubai (Level 2)
Date: Tuesday 6th September 2016
Time: 7pm
Dress code: Business Attire or National Dress

Awards Tickets
Tickets can be purchased online via visitor registration form or during the first day of the Cityscape Global Exhibition at the Awards Tickets Desk outside Hall 3 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Price
Single Ticket - US$ 300/-
Table of Ten - US$ 2700/-

(Tickets includes valet parking, 3 course dinner, entertainment, unlimited house beverages)

Awards Terms And Conditions

These terms and conditions govern the submission of your entry into, and the operation of, the Awards.

  • All Award nominations must:
    • relate to the following subject matter: Real estate developments and architecture
    • comply with the stated eligibility criteria. Please note that Informa may reject or disregard any Award nomination, at the point of or after submission, if Informa: (i) determines in its absolute discretion that acceptance of the nomination into the Awards is in any way inappropriate, or (ii) is required by any applicable law or instructed by any financial institution to cease trading (a) with certain individuals;
  • be in English and be received by 5pm GST 15 September 2016 by filling the Submission form and email to awards@cityscapejeddah.com;
  • be in English and be received by 5pm GST 15 June 2016;
  • be clearly and succinctly written, and remain within, and remain within any submission guidelines issued by informa in respect of the Awards deal in grounded and supported statements, preferably with supporting facts and figures;
  • Nominations should be for either Built Project categories (for those already completed) and Future Projects (for those incomplete or still in planning phase)
  • Only projects based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are eligible for submission
  • Informa shall have the right to verify the content of any Award nomination received. Without prejudice to the foregoing, Informa is entitled to accept all Award nominations in good faith and treat the same as true and accurate.
  • Submission of an Award nomination indicates acceptance of these terms and conditions.
  • In the event of any disputes or issues, the decision made by the Award judges is final. Informa shall not be obliged to justify the outcomes of the Awards or any other decisions made in relation to the Awards, nor enter into any correspondence in respect of the same.
  • In submitting an Award nomination, you authorise the use and/or reproduction by Informa of images and information provided in your submission in relation to any editorial/advertising/marketing/other purposes initiated by Informa in conjunction with the Awards. To the extent that your Award submission contains commercially sensitive information, please clearly mark such information as ‘not for publication’ and bring the same expressly to Informa’s attention.
  • Nothing in these terms and conditions limits Informa’s liability for (a) death or personal injury caused by its negligence, or (b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation. Subject to the foregoing, Informa shall have no liability to you with respect to the Awards, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), for breach of statutory duty or otherwise. Without limitation, Informa hereby expressly excludes any liability in relation to (i) loss of profits, (ii) loss of or damage to goodwill, and (iii) loss of use or corruption of software, data or information.
  • Informa may modify these terms and conditions at any time in its absolute discretion. You are advised to review these terms and conditions regularly, as they may be updated from time to time (both during the specific open period of an Awards submission and in-between the various series of Awards operated by Informa). Changes shall not apply retrospectively to Award nominations received prior to such changes being made (unless legally required). In relation to each Award nomination submitted, you agree to be bound by whichever version of the terms and conditions is in force at the relevant time of such submission.

For clarification on these terms and conditions, please contact the Cityscape Awards team:

Email: awards@cityscapejeddah.com
Phone: +971 4 407 2742

2016 Finalist

Commercial Project Award - BUILT

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
Qatar Foundation Headquarters Doha, Qatar Qatar Foundation ASTAD Project Management (Project Manager) Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) and Rem Koolhaas
The Greatwall Complex Wuhan, China Greatwall Construction Holdings Group Co. Ltd 10 Design
The Offices ONE, One Central - Phase 1A2 Dubai, UAE Dubai World Trade Centre Hopkins Architects Dubai Ltd

Commercial Project Award - FUTURE

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
Anatolia Tile & Stone Inc. İzmir, Turkey Anatolian Tiles Iglo Architects
Cooperate Headquarters Dubai, UAE Tecom Investments 10 Design
RESERVOIR Rajasthan, India Shree Cement Ltd. Sanjay Puri Architects

Community, Culture & Tourism Project Award - BUILT

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
Mleiha Archaeological Centre Sharjah, UAE Shurooq (Sharjah Investment & Development Authority) Dabbagh Architects
Tiu Keng Leng Sports Centre, Public Library and District Open Space Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong HKSARG Leisure and Cultural Services Department Ronald Lu & Partners
Wits Rural Facility Hoedspruit Bushbuck Ridge, South Africa University of the Witwatersrand Kate Otten Architects

Community, Culture & Tourism Project Award - FUTURE

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
Dubai College of Tourism Dubai, UAE Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing NAGA Architects, Engineers, Designers & Planners
Gokceada High School Campus Çanakkale, Turkey Governorship of Çanakkale PAB Architects
ISKCON Hindu Temple Gujarat, India ISKCON Trust Sanjay Puri Architects

Leisure & Hospitality Project Award - BUILT

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights Dubai, UAE Wasl Asset Management Group RMJM FZ LLC
Sinkeh Hotel Penang, Malaysia Chee Sek Thim VERITAS Design Group (Lillian Tay)
Zaya Nurai Island Abu Dhabi, UAE Zaya AW2

Leisure & Hospitality Project Award - FUTURE

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
45 Pottinger Street Hong Kong Henderson Land Development Co. Ltd. Dennis Lau & Ng Chun Man Architects
Viceroy Dubai Jumeirah Village Dubai, UAE SKAI Luxury Real Estate Development LLC Atkins
Viceroy Dubai Palm Jumeirah Dubai, UAE SKAI Holdings P&T Architects and Engineers

Residential – High Rise Project Award - BUILT

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
Binghatti Apartments Dubai, UAE Binghatti Developers Muhammad Binghatti Aljbori
Ichon Rex Raemian Caelitus Seoul, South Korea Ichon Rex Residents Association (Client /Developer/Owner Haeahn Architecture – Executive Architect RMJM H Associates Joel Sanders Architect
Incek Loft Ankara, Turkey Akfen Construction Tabanlioglu Architects

Residential – High Rise Project Award - FUTURE

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
Stella Maris Tower Dubai, UAE Owner: Scope Investment LLC / Development Management: Bloom Properties RMJM FZ LLC
T3 Tower Beirut, Lebanon ZRE PARALX
The Opus Dubai, UAE Omniyat Zaha Hadid Architects

Residential – Low Rise Project Award - BUILT

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
Botanica New Delhi, India Aero Promoters Pvt. Ltd. Design Forum International
Outré House New Delhi, India Adhunik Construction Anagram Architects
Studios 18 Ras, India Shree Cement Ltd.  Sanjay Puri Architects

Residential – Low Rise Project Award - FUTURE

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
ID residences Porto Alegre, Brazil Melnick even - Zuckhan Torres & Bello Architects Associated and Roseli Melnick Arquitetura & Interiores
IL Monte Galala Sokhna, Egypt Tatweer Misr 5+1AA
Fumba Town Development Zanzibar Town, Tanzania CPS Bowman Associates

Retail Project Award - BUILT

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
Abdali Mall Amman, Jordan United Real Estate Company- Jordan Laceco
Olympia 66 Dalian, China Hang Lung Properties Ltd. Aedas
Parc Central Guangzhou, China Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. Ronald Lu & Partners (Lead and Executive Architect); Benoy (Design Architect); Lead 8 (Architectural Enhancement Architect)

Retail Project Award - FUTURE

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
China World Trade Center Phase 3C Development Beijing, China China World Trade Co., Ltd Andrew Bromberg at Aedas
Emporium Mall Lahore, Pakistan Nishat Group AHR Architects Limited
Oxigeno Heredia, Costa Rica Cuestamoras Urbanismo JERDE

Sustainability Project Award 

Project NameProject LocationDeveloperArchitect
The Green Atrium Hong Kong New World Development Company Limited Christopher Leung & Associates Ltd.
Studios 18 Ras, India Shree Cement Ltd. Sanjay Puri Architects
Tiu Keng Leng Sports Centre, Public Library and District Open Space Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong HKSARG Leisure and Cultural Services Department Ronald Lu & Partners

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Judging Panel

Chris Seymour David Cockerton Donald Bradley Edd Brookes
Christopher Seymour
Head of Markets & Development MESA
Mott MacDonald
and Co-Chair Middle East Council for Offices
David Cockerton
Royal Institution of
Chartered Surveyors
(RICS)
Donald Bradley
CEO
Northern Gulf, Savills
Edd Brookes
Head of DTZ Cushman Wakefield - Middle East
George Katodrytis Holley Chant Robert Cook Veronica Mendieta
George Katodrytis
    Associate Professor of Architecture
    American University of Sharjah
Holley Chant
    Executive Director
    Corporate Sustainability
    KEO International Consultants
Dr. Robert Cooke
    Associate Director
    Buro Happold
Veronica Mendieta
   Founder and Chairwoman
   Developers & Builders Alliance

Richard Fenne

Matthew Lamont Caroline Buckingham Grant Blindell

Richard Fenne
Senior Associate
Woods Bagot

Matthew Lamont
The Chartered Institute of Building and Associate Director AECOM
Caroline Buckingham
Director / Owner, HLM Architects
Vice President Practice & Profession, RIBA
Grant Blindell
Design Director
Square-8
Dr. Kirk Shanks Nicholas Lander

Chris Wan

Mark Streetz
Dr. Kirk Shanks
Sustainable Building Academic Ex-Director of Studies (Dubai) Architectural Engineering, School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure & Society
Heriot-Watt University Dubai

Nicholas Lander
Regional Sustainability Lead
CH2M

Chris Chi Lon Wan
Head of Design Management
Masdar

Mark Streetz
Managing Principle
HOK

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