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LEAF Awards 2015

16th October 2015, London, UK

This year we are delighted to announce the Leaf Awards 2015 Gala Dinner will be held on the 16th October 2015 in London and it will follow on from the hugely successful one to one business meeting forum LEAF International Forum 14th-16th

With thirteen different categories dedicated to various types and aspects of building projects, the LEAF Awards provides every architect an ideal platform to have their work recognised and celebrated by the world’s elite architectural community.


Lifetime Achievement of the Year - LEAF AWARDS 2015 - MOSHE SAFDIE

Moshe+SafdieMoshe Safdie, the noted architect, urban planner, educator, theorist, and author, has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the LEAF Awards. The award recognizes Safdie’s enduring contribution to the built environment.

Safdie, who recently received the 2015 AIA Gold Medal from the American Institute of Architects, is a global architect with a lasting and far-reaching impact. Born in Haifa, Israel, in 1938, Safdie graduated from McGill University in 1961 with a degree in architecture. After apprenticing with Louis I. Kahn, Safdie returned to Montreal to oversee the master plan for the 1967 World Exposition. In 1964 he established his own firm to realize Habitat ‘67, an adaptation of his undergraduate thesis, which was the central feature of the Exposition and a groundbreaking design in the history of architecture.

Over the past 50 years, Safdie has realized a wide range of projects all over the world, including Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, Jerusalem; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; United States Institute of Peace Headquarters, Washington, D.C.; Khalsa Heritage Memorial Complex, the national museum of the Sikh people in India; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas; and Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort, Singapore.

Hailed for his comprehensive and humane design philosophy, Safdie’s work is responsive to local historic, cultural, and environmental contexts and grows out of his vision of the transformative power of the public realm. The award will be conferred upon Moshe Safdie at a gala celebration Leaf Awards, in London on October 16, 2015.

Photograph of Moshe Safdie by Stephen Kelly

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Lifetime Achievement of the Year - LEAF AWARDS 2015 - MOSHE SAFDIE

Moshe Safdie, the noted architect, urban planner, educator, theorist, and author, has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Emirates Glass LEAF Awards. The award recognizes Safdie’s enduring contribution to the built environment.

NEW Leaf Awards Category Sponsor - Residential Building of the Year - ROSSANA UK

We are delighted to announce and present Rossana UK as the official category sponsor for Residential Building of the year - Single and Multiple Occupancy Established in Italy since 1953, Rossana has a rich heritage and was the first kitchen brand to be exhibited in New York’s Museum of Modern Art (m.o.m.a). Rossana is renowned for working with local Italian artisans to produce ground breaking designs under the careful stewardship of Design Director ...

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LEAF Awards 2015 Entries

Entries for the LEAF Awards 2015 are now open. To submit an entry into this years awards, please submit the completed entry form to one of the representatives for the LEAF Awards 2015

Historic Winners

Please see some of the highlights and diversity of previous LEAF Awards winners over the years:

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Alan Crawford

Founder, Crawford Partnership Architects

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Valerie Evans

Director, Architecture, Atkins Global

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Adrian Gainer

Regional Leader, Science and Technology, HOK

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Lukasz Platkowski

Tall Buildings Practice Area Leader, Principal, Gensler

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Heinz Richardson

Director, Jestico + Whiles

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Firas Hnoosh

Director, BDP

Božana Komljenovic

Associate, Zaha Hadid Architects

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Jim Rimelspach

Principal and Founder, Wilson Associates

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Peter Shaw

Principal Director, Aedas/RHWL

Countdown to LEAF Awards

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