RECORD ENTRIES FOR MIPIM Awards 2013

UK has most finalists

12 to 15 March 2013 - Palais des Festivals, Cannes

PR Newswire

PARIS, Jan. 31, 2013

PARIS, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 edition of the MIPIM Awards has
attracted a record number of entries with 175 projects from 46 countries
competing. Following jury deliberations in Paris on January 29, the United
Kingdom has seven projects competing as finalists, well followed by Germany,
Korea and Denmark which each have three projects in the final voting stage.

Asian projects were particularly strong in the 'Best Shopping Centre'
category, where three of the four finalists are from Singapore, South Korea
and Japan.

"Due to the volume and quality of the projects that have entered, we decided
to select four finalists per category this year instead of three. What is
particularly striking is the international breadth of the entries, with
projects from 18 countries making it past the first round of voting,"
commented MIPIM Director Filippo Rean. As part of the Turkey Country of Honour
programme in 2013, the jury also selected four entries to compete in the
additional 'Best Turkish Project' category.

The jury of real estate professionals is headed for the third year by Michael
Strong, Chairman and CEO-EMEA of CBRE. MIPIM Awards winners will be chosen in
Cannes by a combination of the MIPIM delegates and the international jury,
each group representing 50% of the final vote.

In addition, and for the second time, the Special Peoples' Prize rewards the
development that wins the most votes online before MIPIM opens. The public can
vote for this category as of 11 February on the MIPIM site and on the official
event Facebook page, and if they wish they can try and win accreditation for
MIPIM 2014 by a draw, as well as other prizes.

The nominees for the MIPIM Awards 2013 are:


  oBaku Flame Towers
    Baku, Azerbaijan
    Architect: HOK International Ltd.
    Developer: Azinko Development MMC

  ocitizenM London Bankside
    London, United Kingdom
    Owner/Developer: citizenM Hotels
    Architect: concrete Architectural Associates

  oFazenda Boa Vista / Fasano Hotel
    Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Architect: Isay Weinfeld
    Developer: JHSF, Fasano Group

  oThe Bulgari Hotel & Residences
    London, United Kingdom
    Developer: Prime Development Ltd.
    Concept Architect/Interior Designer: Antonio Citterio, Patricia Viel and
    Project Architect: Squire & Partners


  oAmore Pacific Beauty Center Project
    Osan-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
    Architect: Junglim Architecture, M.A.R.U

  oBestseller Logistics Centre North
    Haderslev, Denmark
    Architect: C.F. Moller Architects
    Developer/Client: Bestseller A/S

  oSTEEL Headquarters
    Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
    Architect: ASSAR Architects
    Developer: Steel SA

  oWastewater Treatment Plant in North Alt Maresme
    Pineda de Mar, Spain
    Architect: Baena Casamor Arquitectes BCQ, slp
    Developer: Agencia Catalana de l'Aigua ACA - Generalitat de Catalunya


  o1 Angel Square
    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Developer/Occupier: The Co-operative Group – David Pringle, Director of
    Architect: 3DReid

  oStatoil new regional and international offices
    Fornebu, Norway
    Architect: A-Lab (Arkitekturlaboratoriet AS)
    Developer: IT Fornebu Property

  oThe Squaire
    Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Investor/Developer: IVG Immobilien AG
    Architect: JSK international

  oUnicredit Tower
    Milan, Italy
    Developer: Hines Italia Srl
    Architect: Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects (Cesar Pelli, Gregg Jones)


  oCenter for Renhold (Cleaning Facilities Centre)
    Copenhagen K, Denmark
    Architect: KBP.EU - a joint venture between KARRES EN BRANDS and POLYFORM
    Developer: City of Copenhagen

  oKing's Cross
    London, United Kingdom
    Architect: John Mcaslan + Partners
    Other: Arup (Engineering), Vinci (Construction)

  oSouthend Pier
    Southend-On-Sea, United Kingdom
    Architect: White arkitekter AB
    Developer: Southend-On-Sea Borough Council

  oThe National Museum of Korean Contemporary History
    Seoul, South Korea
    Architect: Junglim Architecture
    Developer: Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism of South Korea


  oAbsolute Towers (part of Absolute World complex)
    Mississauga, Canada
    Design Architect: MAD architects
    Local Architect: Burka Architects
    Developer: Fernbrook Homes, Cityzen Development Group

  oAkasya Acibadem Lake & Woods Parcels
    Istanbul, Turkey
    Architect: Mimarlar Workshop
    Developer: SAF GYO

  oIsbjerget / The Iceberg
    Aarhus, Denmark
    Developer/Investor/Builder: PensionDanmark A/S
    Architect: Cebra, JDS Architects, SeARCH, Louis Paillard

  oThe Library Building, Clapham One
    London, United Kingdom
    Developer: Cathedral Group Plc and United House Group (joint partnership)
    Lead Architect: Studio Egret West
    Delivery Architect: DLA Architecture


  oMarmara Park
    Istanbul, Turkey
    Developer: ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co KG
    Architect: ECE Projektmanagement

    Seoul, South Korea
    Design Architect: The Jerde Partnership
    Local Executive Architect/Towers Design: EAWES
    Developer: GS Engineering & Construction

  oShibuya Hikarie
    Tokyo, Japan
    Architect: Nikken Sekkei Ltd., Tokyu Architects & Engineers Inc.
    Developer: Council for Promotion of the Shibuya New Cultural District
    Development Project

  oThe Star
    Architect: Aedas Limited (Andrew Bromberg)
    Developer: Capitaland Retail Project Management Pte Limited & Rock
    Productions Private Limited


  oBeirut Terraces
    Beirut Central District, Lebanon
    Developer/Investor: Benchmark
    Architect: Herzog & de Meuron

  oCulture Casbah
    Malmo, Sweden
    Property owners: MKB Fastighets AB
    Architect: Lundgaard&Tranberg

  oNanjing River West CBD
    Nanjing, China
    Architect: Jahn
    Developer: Suning Real Estate Development Co.

  oThe Square ³ (SQ3)
    Berlin, Germany
    Developer: Moritz Gruppe GmbH
    Architect: LAVA, Prof. Dr. Tobias Wallisser


    Stuttgart, Germany
    Developer: ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG, STRABAG Real Estate,
    Bayerische Hausbau
    Architect: RKW Rhode Kellermann Wawrowski Architekture + Stadtebau in
    cooperation with ECE architects

    Manchester, United Kingdom
    Developer: The Co-operative Group
    Architects: Aedas Architects, 3DReid, Ian Simpson Architects, PLP
    Architecture, Roger Stephenson Architects

  oThe 5 Lagoons
    North Male Atoll, Maldives
    Master Developer: Dutch Docklands Maldives PVT LTD
    Other: Dutch WaterValley, Christie's International Real Estate

  oThe National Creative Cluster
    Beijing, China
    Architect: Sasaki Associates, Inc.
    Developer: Hengtian Hi-Tech Investment and Development Co., Ltd.


  oBosphorus City
    Istanbul, Turkey
    Architect: Mimarlar Workshop
    Developer: Sinpas Gyo

  oKagithane Ofispark
    Istanbul, Turkey
    Developer: Tekfen Real Estate Development Co.
    Architect: EAA Emre Arolat Architects

  oTekfen Bomonti Apartments
    Istanbul, Turkey
    Developer: Tekfen Real Estate Development Co.
    Architect: DB Architects

  oTrump Towers Istanbul
    Istanbul, Turkey
    Developer: Ortadogu Otomative Ticaret A.S.
    Architect: Brigitte Weber Architects

The results will be announced at a ceremony held in the main auditorium of the
Palais des Festivals in Cannes on Thursday, 14 March at 7pm.

The MIPIM Awards Jury, chaired by Mr. Michael STRONG, Chairman and CEO-EMEA of
CBRE (United Kingdom), is this year composed of the following:

Dr. Thomas BEYERLE, Managing Director and Head of CS & Research, IVG
Immobilien AG, Germany
Mr. Alan Collett, President, RICS, UK
Mr. Frank Khoo, Global Head of Asia, AXA Real Estate, Singapore
Mr. Hulusi BELGU, CEO Multi Development Turkiye, Turkey
Mr. Philippe Chiambaretta, Architect and founder of the agency  PCA
Architecture, France
Mr. Paolo Gencarelli, Head of Real Estate Group, Unicredit Group, Italy
Dr. Alexander KOLONTAY, Deputy Director, Government of Moscow, Committee for
Architecture and Urban Planning, Russia

All the projects selected for the MIPIM Awards 2013 and high definition
pictures will be available very shortly.

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