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Winners Archiprix International announced


The award ceremony of Archiprix International 2003 was scheduled for last year in Istanbul (Turkey). But a few architects of name cancelled their appointments for lectures due to the war in Iraq and so the organisation decided to relocate to Italy. The winners of the Archiprix International 2003 where therefor announced last Friday in Genoa (Italy).

For the second time, the first edition took place in 2001 in Rotterdam (The Netherlands), the best student graduation projects of schools of architecture all over the world were chosen. The schools themselves nominated their best graduation projects. This time 173 schools from 61 different countries participated. The jury members Dogan Hasol, Winka Dubbeldam, Pierre Gautier, Gerard Maccreanor and Nada Subotincic selected four winners and 15 honourable mentions.


Dealing with Vierhaven – Harm Timmermans; TU Eindhoven The Netherlands

HK/WD2/WWhub – Thomas Raynaud; Ecole Spéciale d'Architecture Paris France

Postagriculture – Achim Menges; AA London England

Wave Garden – Yusuke Obuchi; Princeton University Princeton United States

Hhonourable mentions:

Anytime / Anywhere – Mario Baez en Adrian Durán; Uruguay

Beat: Action, Activity and Architecture – Bret Thurston; New Zealand

Between past and present – Paolo Soellner; Italy

Cube, Rotebuehlplatz Stuttgart – Goetz Peter Feldmann; Germany

House of Literature, Prague – Frank Moeller; Germany

Infrastructure for the Grobnik Motordrome – Rujana Bergam; Croatia

Insecta – Hooi Weng Kong (Logan); New Zealand

Interstice – Mark Hash; United States

Kupla – bubble, Korkeasaari lookout tower – Ville Hara; Finland

Linear(c)ity – A city on the lines – Walter Nicolino and Paolo Pellegrino; Italy

Mise en scène – Florian Heinzelmann and Tobias Hofman; Germany

Plug and Play Building – Erick David Sun; Costa Rica

Programmatic Redevelopment System for Shanghai Lilongs – Susanne Lorentz; Germany

Sougawa Elementary School – William d Galloway; Canada

Westway Health Centre, London – Luke Pulham; England