Archinect - News 2014-10-22T02:36:14-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/109894274/arup-germany-solarleaf-studio-tamassociati-and-elemental-win-in-2014-zumtobel-group-award Arup Germany/SolarLeaf, Studio Tamassociati, and Elemental win in 2014 Zumtobel Group Award Justine Testado 2014-09-26T21:12:00-04:00 >2014-10-02T13:36:03-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e4/e42atp10480j8af8.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners for the 2014 Zumtobel Group Award were recently honored at an awards ceremony in London...According to jury chairman Winy Maas (MVRDV principal), although voting for the winners was very close in all three categories, the jury distinguished the winners based on the key factor of innovation &mdash; in regards to technicality, planning, and ecological and social challenges.</p></em><br /><br /><p>From 356 submissions to 15 nominated projects, three winners were selected in the categories: BUILDINGS; URBAN DEVELOPMENTS &amp; INITIATIVES; and the newly added APPLIED INNOVATIONS.</p><p>BUILDINGS winner: Port Sudan Paediatric Centre by <a href="http://www.tamassociati.org" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Studio Tamassociati</a>, Italy</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/mh/mhmtb0q5kl5zobl6.jpg"></p><p>URBAN DEVELOPMENTS &amp; INITIATIVES winner: PRES Constituci&oacute;n by <a href="http://www.elementalchile.cl" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Elemental</a>, Chile</p><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/4r/4r8s9bnstesw3q0d.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/n2/n2jydmnpefdrgpix.jpg"><br><br>APPLIED INNOVATIONS winner: <a href="http://www.arup.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">SolarLeaf with Arup Deutschland GmbH<br><br><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8l/8lrdj64h157fmqsh.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/xw/xw3jt1m14v4w8xg6.jpg"></a></p><p>Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/106347674/more-details-on-microalgae-fa-ade-solarleaf-a-zumtobel-group-award-2014-nominee" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">More details on microalgae fa&ccedil;ade &ldquo;SolarLeaf&rdquo;, a Zumtobel Group Award 2014 nominee</a></p><p>More photos and other details of each project on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/arup_germany_solarleaf_studiotamassociati_and_elemental_win_in_2014_zumtobe/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>You can also watch jury commentary videos on each winner right below.</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/106347674/more-details-on-microalgae-fa-ade-solarleaf-a-zumtobel-group-award-2014-nominee More details on microalgae façade “SolarLeaf”, a Zumtobel Group Award 2014 nominee Justine Testado 2014-08-11T20:34:00-04:00 >2014-08-12T13:15:20-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/wb/wbuec8cv6jqwzrqu.jpg" width="514" height="386" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"SolarLeaf" has been described as the world's first bioreactive fa&ccedil;ade that can help further research into algae as a potential renewable energy source. Designed by ARUP, SSC Strategic Science Consult, and Colt International, the fa&ccedil;ade was recently selected as one of 15 nominees for the prestigious Zumtobel Group Award 2014 in the award program's newest category, "Applied Innovations".</p></em><br /><br /><p><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/he/hek6x65bfnejkab2.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/qj/qj9ro7c0z6ffuhjh.jpg"><img title="" alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/cl/cli65tah8a0qcuu8.jpg"></p><p>More project details on <a href="http://www.bustler.net/index.php/article/more_details_on_microalgae_facade_solarleaf_a_zumtobel_group_award_2014_nom/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p><p>Related: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98218917/the-urban-algae-canopy-shows-the-power-of-algaetecture-for-milan-expo-2015" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The Urban Algae Canopy shows the power of "algaetecture" for Milan Expo 2015</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/52891109/mass-design-group-wins-zumtobel-award-for-butaro-hospital MASS Design Group wins Zumtobel Award for Butaro Hospital tzeng 2012-07-03T17:04:00-04:00 >2012-07-08T12:08:07-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/dz/dzoia7xjttfo1r22.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>"The [Butaro] project has a high relevance, since it can be applied as a solution to similar regions with limited opportunities and high risks of infection. [...] Also remarkable is the excellent quality of the buildings that were built exclusively with local workers.&rdquo;</p></em><br /><br /><p> The Butaro Hospital in Rwanda was praised as innovative and cost-efficient&nbsp;by the Zumtobel Award 2012 jury, ultimately winning in the category of "Built Environment." Over 230 projects were submitted in for the 2012 Zumtobel Group Award in this category. Entries were received from 22 nations while the projects themselves spanned some 30 countries.<br><br> The Butaro Hospital in Rwanda was praised as an &ldquo;innovative [and] cost-efficient [in] technology and design strategy in the category "Built Environment." Over 230 projects were submitted in for the 2012 Zumtobel Group Award in this category. Entries were received from 22 nations while the projects themselves spanned some 30 countries.</p> <p> The Butaro Hospital is built in the Burera District, which was one of the last two districts in Rwanda to receive a district hospital. The hospital now serves a population of over 400,000 people. Innovative design developed in collaboration with infectious disease specialists from Partners in Health and ...</p>