Winner: Benidorm Waterfront, Benidorm
(Alicante) Spain by Office of Architecture in
Benidorm is perhaps the one Spanish town where the massive industry of leisure and tourism has turned into a paradigm, the promenade in Benidorm, a new transitional location between built city and the natural space of sea and beach, was officially opened in July 2009.
Shortlisted: Urban Park Railway Cover
Theresienhöhe, Munich, Germany by Topotek 1
An unusual open space project was opened in the Munich city quarter of Theresienhoehe in June 2010. Built on the thin engineered membrane of a railway bridge construction on the former site of the Munich fair, the project represents an artificial and artistic landscape that is in many respects multilayered and hybrid.
Shortlisted: Barry Curtis Park, Auckland, New
Zealand by isthmus
Barry Curtis Park is the largest urban park to be built in New Zealand for over a century. The 100ha park has been masterplanned to closely integrate with the new town of Flat Bush, which by 2020 is planned to become a resilient, flexible and sustainable community of over 40,000 people.
Shortlisted: Conversion Old and New Harbour
Bremerhaven, Germany by Latz + Partner
Landscape Architects Urban Planners
The project's main objective has been to offer a strong and flexible framework in terms of structure and material for the different urban demands and building activities of a town, which has to make progress in its social, economic and ecological change.
Shortlisted: Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade,
Singapore, Singapore by Cox Architects and
This important addition to Singapore's heart in Marina Bay exemplifies advanced architectural and engineering design in the urban redevelopment of a global city. The project's aesthetic and environmental initiatives signposts a way forward for future urban design innovation.
Shortlisted: The Garden that Climbs The Stairs,
Bilbao, Spain by balmori associates
Diana Balmori and her landscape and urban design practice Balmori Associates were invited to propose a temporary urban garden as part of the second edition of the International Garden Competition of Bilbao, Spain - Bilbao Jardín.