Winner: VanDusen Botanical Gardens Visitor
Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
by Fast + Epp
Located in the heart of Vancouver, the VanDusen Botanical Gardens Visitor Centre is inspired by the organic forms of a native orchid.
Shortlisted: The Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
by ARUP (Hong Kong office)
The Marina Bay Sands® integrated resort is the largest in the series of projects being constructed in Singapore to form a new tourist attraction around Marina Bay.
Shortlisted: UK Pavilion Shanghai Expo,
Shanghai, China by AKT II
The UK Pavilion designed by Heatherwick Studio at the 2010 Shanghai Expo expresses British creativity and environmental engagement at the biggest event of its kind in the world.
Shortlisted: AAMI Park Stadium, Melbourne,
Victoria, Australia by ARUP (Australia office)
Located in Melbourne's sports and entertainment precinct just, AAMI Park provides Melbourne with a new stadium that has become a vibrant and innovative cultural and architectural landmark.
Shortlisted: Great Falls Office Revitalization,
Great Falls, United States by CTA Architects
The three-story, 25,000 sq. ft. Orange Crush building was originally constructed in 1917 as a downtown grocery and warehouse.
Shortlisted: Metropol Parasol, Plaza de la
Encarancion, Seville, Spain by ARUP (Spain
After near 30 years of neglect, the centrally located square Plaza de la Encarnación was redeveloped.
Commendation: Kroon Hall, New Haven,
Connecticut, United States by ARUP (USA
Kroon Hall, the LEED® Platinum-certified home of Yale University's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, was designed to be a model for sustainability, in support of the school's mission