Staff Achievements - 2005

Design Competitions

[ Dec 2005 ]

Dr Li Xiao Dong won the Highly Commended Work by The Architecture Review plus Design (ar+d) Awards for Emerging Architecture 2005 for his work on the Yuhu Primary School and Community Centre, Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China. The competition attracted more than 700 entries from nearly 60 countries. It gave away prizes to three winners, seven highly commended works, six commended works and eight honorable mentions.

[ Dec 2005 ]

Dr Li Xiao Dong was awarded the ARCASIA Gold Medal 2005 for the Yuhu Primary School and Community Centre, Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China.

[ Sept 2005 ]

Dr Li Xiao Dong was awarded UNESCO Heritage Awards Jury Commendation for Innovation 2005 for the Yuhu Primary School and Community Centre, Lijiang, Yunnan Province, China. Two projects were awarded the inaugural award for Innovation in 2005. The Jury Commendation recognizes newly-built structures which demonstrate outstanding standards for contemporaty architectural design which are well integrated into historic contexts. The inaugural Jury Commendation has drawn 12 entries from six countries. These include two religious buildings, two institutions, one residential building, five commercial properties, and two urban interventions.

[ April 2005 ]

Dr. Perry Yang was chief planner for the team for Design Competition of Kaohsiung National Stadium Park for 2009 World Game Site, in association with MAA (Taipei), COX (Australia), Peter Droege and 7 NUS alumni. The team won the first prize. The competition was organized by the Public Works Bureau, Kaohsiung City Government, Taiwan.

[ Feb 2005 ]

Prof Heng Chye Kiang and Mr Low Boon Liang were consultants/collaborators to Singapore Archiland International in their award winning project of the International Urban Design Competition for the Redevelopment of French Heritage District, Haihe Area, Tianjin. The French Heritage District is one of four important European heritage and conservation areas for which international competitions were invited by the City of Tianjin. The 3 other invited participants for this international competition were Ubis (Australia), Beijing Junlong Shidai Consultants with Tianjin Tianyou Architects, and Tianjin Urban Planning & Design Research Institute.

[ Jan 2005 ]

Prof Heng Chye Kiang and Mr Low Boon Liang were consultants/collaborators to Singapore Archiland International in their award winning project on Tianjin Xiao Bai Lou Plaza, CBD. The jury’s citation and recommendation were announced in January 05. The 3 other invited participants for this international competition were Tianjin Architectural Institute & 54F.A+1 (Architects and Engineers, Germany), Hong Kong Xinye Architects (HK SAR), and Swedesign ( Sweden). The Xiao Bai Lou Plaza district is one of the six areas in Tianjin for which international urban design competitions were invited by the City of Tianjin.