Benoy is honoured to have received three 2017 MIPIM Asia Awards for the firm’s projects – two Silver and one Bronze – presented yesterday evening as part of the MIPIM Asia property leaders’ summit in Hong Kong.
This is the ninth consecutive year that Benoy’s work has been recognised with the prestigious awards, which honours outstanding projects in the property industry across the Asia-Pacific region. The three winning schemes include One Bangkok in Bangkok, Thailand (Silver, Best Futura Project), LOTTE World Tower & Mall in Seoul, South Korea (Silver, Best Mixed-Use Development) and Starfield Hanam in Hanam, South Korea (Bronze, Best Retail Development).
“We are absolutely delighted to be recognised by the MIPIM Asia Awards for the ninth consecutive year,” commented Benoy’s Global Director Trevor Vivian. “These awards acknowledge Benoy’s strength as a global practice and our commitment to delivering world-class solutions that balance creative vision with commercial viability.”
“On behalf of Benoy, congratulations to our clients and partnering firms on each of these award-winning developments,” concluded Trevor.
About the winning projects:
LOTTE WORLD TOWER & MALL is a high-profile addition to the commercial property sector in South Korea. Incorporated within LOTTE Corporation’s existing retail portfolio in Seoul’s Jamsil district, LOTTE WORLD MALL forms one of Asia’s largest shopping centres.
The retail mall integrates seamlessly with a high-end department store, entertainment tower and world-class concert hall to create a shopping and leisure destination that elevates this exciting megacity and makes a positive contribution to its booming tourism industry.
Developer: LOTTE Corporation
Masterplanner: Benoy, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Interior Architect: Benoy
Façade Concept Designer (Avenuel Department Store): Benoy
Tower Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Starfield Hanam opened in September 2016 in the city of Hanam in Gyeonggi Province. As a multi-level lifestyle destination, the development includes four levels of retail, leisure, food and beverage, cultural and entertainment facilities, and distinct areas for families, teenagers and Korea’s most discerning shoppers.
The development is positioned near some of Korea’s tourist hot-spots and is set beside an expansive lake with a sweeping mountainous backdrop. One of the largest shopping malls in the country, Starfield Hanam boasts over 5,400 parking spaces to accommodate the influx of residents and tourists alike.
Developer: Shinsegae Property and Taubman Asia
Architect and Interior Designer: Benoy
Other: Junglim, Kingsman, GP studio
(Awards ceremony images courtesy of MIPIM Asia)