2012 AZ Awards

On Thursday, June 7th (2012), AZURE held its second annual ‘AZ Awards’ at the Thompson Hotel.

The event featured a cocktail reception on the main floor followed by the awards ceremony in the downstairs ballroom.

Below, the winners and ‘People’s Choice’ winners for the 2012 AZ Awards.

Best Furniture Design

Winner: Waver Chair by Konstantin Grcic for Vitra

People’s Choice: Piano Clothing Rack by Patrick Seha for Feld

Best Furniture Systems Design

Winner & People’s Choice: New Logica by Gabriele Centazzo for Valcucine

Best Lighting Design

Winner: 28d by Omer Arbel for Bocci

People’s Choice: Line by Frederic Galliot and Dirk Zylstra for Eureka Lighting

Best Interior Product Design

Winner & People’s Choice: OpenSpace by EOOS for Duravit

Best Residential Architecture

Winner: InBetween House by Koji Tsutsui Architect & Associates

People’s Choice: Two Hulls House by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects

Best Commercial and Institutional Architecture over 1,000 square metres

Winner: Nike Football Training Centre, Soweto by RUFproject

People’s Choice: TIFF Bell Lightbox by KPMB Architects

Best Commercial and Institutional Architecture under 1000 square metres

Winner: Sunset Chapel by BNKR Arquitectura

People’s Choice: Tori Tori Restaurant by Rojkind Arquitectos + Esrawe Studio 

Best Landscape Architecture

People’s Choice: Sugar Beach by Claude Cormier + Associés

Best Temporary Architecture

Winner: Infinite Variety: Three Centuries of Red and White Quilts by Thinc Design

People’s Choice: Winnipeg Skating Shelters by Patkau Architects

Best Residential Interior

Winner & People’s Choice: V4 House by Studio MK27

Best Commercial Interior

Winner: Alchemist boutique by Rene Gonzalez Architect

People’s Choice: LYCS Architecture Office by LYCS Architecture

Best Unbuilt Competition Scheme

Winner: Cottages at Fallingwater by Patkau Architects

People’s Choice: Two Office Towers by REX + JET + AIM

Best Unrealized Concept

Winner: Multi-Sport Training Facility by Mark Horton Architecture

People’s Choice: New Mecca Masterplan by Partisans

A+ Award for Best Student Project

Winner & People’s Choice: Polytropism – Tower Concept by Caileigh MacKellar and Newsha Ghaeli (McGill University)


Photography by Ryan Emberley