There were more than five hundred live finalist presentations at WAF Amsterdam 2019. APAC practices constituted more than 50% of this year’s finalists with participation from China, Hong Kong China, ANZ, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore firms forming the majority of the region’s competitors.

Photo credits: Su Shengliang, Zhan Changheng, Zhang Yong

China architects Original Design Studio, achieved the significant win of Landscape of the Year for their project, Demonstration of Yangpu Riverside Public Space in Shanghai, China.

Photo credits: Su Chen, Chun Fang

Studio Link-Arc clinched the Small Project of the Year for their Pavilion for children, Lokadhatu (The World) in Zhangzhou, China.

WAF 2019 category winners from the APAC region are:

Photo credit: Xu Liang Leon

Civic and Community (Completed Buildings) : Gaobu Book House, Hunan, China; Architects: Condition Lab – School of Architecture CUHK / UAL Studio – School of Architecture and Urban Planning GZU

Photo credit: Brett Boardman

House (Completed Buildings) : Castle Cove House, Sydney, Australia; Architects: TERROIR

Photo credit: Guanhong Chen

Office (Completed Buildings) : Vanke Liuxiandong A4 +B2 Plot Design, Shenzhen, China; Architects: FCHA/Vanke Design Community

Photo credit: John Nye

Transport (Completed Buildings) : Mactan Cebu International Airport Terminal 2, Cebu, Philippines; Architects: Integrated Design Associates

Photo credit: Patrick Reynolds Photography

Hotel and Leisure (Completed Buildings) : Lindis Lodge, New Zealand; Architects: Architecture Workshop

Photo credit: Hufton + Crow

Mixed Use (Completed Buildings) : Oasis Terraces, Singapore; Architects: Serie + Multiply Architects

Photo credit: Gabriele di Stefano

Rockwool Student Charrette Winner : AMSA, Bridging the Disharmony- A case of Fishing Community, Penthakata Village, Puri, Odisha; School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India

Photo credit: Peter Bennetts

Use of Certified Timber Prize : Pingelly Recreation and Cultural Centre; Architects: iredale pedersen hook architects with Advanced Timber Concepts Studio, Australia