ARCHMARATHON Awards Miami – winners announced

Rozana Montiel wins Archmarathon Awards 2017

The 4th edition of ARCHMARATHON Awards has just ended. The event took place in Faena Forum in Miami from 12th to 14th October 2017 focusing on architecture studios active in the USA, Canada, Central America and Latin America.
The 44 design studios – selected by a prestigious international jury – have been invited to present their projects to a large audience of architects, developers and designers from all over the world.
Here are the winners of each of the 8 categories and the overall winner, chosen by the Jury consisting of Luca Molinari, David Basulto, David Assael and Francisco Pardo, Sebastian Salvat and Alejandro Paredes Fontanals are:


OVERALL WINNER
Rozana Montiel | Estudio de Arquitectura + Alin V. Wallach – Common Unit
Motivation: This project solved the problem of segregation transforming boundaries and limits into encounters and quality of life creating a community building.

 


LIVING
Interior Design of Private Housing \ Architecture of Private Housing \ Residential Buildings
WORKac – Stealth Building
Motivation: The materialization of a risky scheme that is suitable for the future of dense, historical centres.

 


DREAMING
Art & Culture \ Education Buildings \ Civic & Community Architecture
SO-IL – Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art
Motivation: This project shows a strong a strong relationship between architecture and community becoming a domestic landmark through a smart and simple solution.

 


WORKING
Office Interior Design \ Office Architecture
Mallol Arquitectos – Mallol Design House
Motivation: This architectural solution challenges the urban standard and shows how an alternative uses of pre-existing heritage can be transformed into a public hub.

 


CHILLING OUT
Bars & Restaurants \ Hotel & Leisure \ Commercial & Retail
Co – Lab Design Office + Annabell Kutucu – Tulum Treehouse
Motivation: It’s a clean project carefully executed, environmentally aware built with the collaboration of local craft-men to deliver a lively experience.

 


CARING
Sport Centers \ Helthcare Centers \ Spa & Wellness Centers
CannonDesign + Neuf Architect(e)s – Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM)
Motivation: A difficult and challenging area and complex program transformed into a simple, public, open condenser caring for the community.

 


VISIONING
Future Building \ Urban Planning
ELASTICOSPA+KFA – Maison Glacé
Motivation: This project shows an innovative and a forward thinking solution for difficult climatic conditions considering the future, drastic climate change.

 


RE-THINKING
Retrofitting & Refurbishment
Gonzalo Mardones Arquitectos – Totihue Chapel
Motivation: A lost symbol of a community has been transformed into a new space of gathering. Destruction become a way to generate new opportunities.

 


MOVING
Infrastructure & Transportation \ Landscape & Open Spaces
Rozana Montiel | Estudio de Arquitectura +Alin V. Wallach – Common Unit
Motivation: This project solved the problem of segregation transforming boundaries and limits into encounters and quality of life creating a community building.