World Architecture Festival awards 2015 day two winners
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World Architecture Festival awards 2015 day two winners announced

World Architecture Festival 2015: the award winners from day two at the World Architecture Festival include a ballet school in Russia, a New York transport hub and a community facility for a flood-wrecked town.

The projects will go on to compete for the titles of Building of the Year and Future Project of the Year tomorrow along with yesterday's winners, which range from a bamboo community centre in Vietnam to a "vertical village" in Singapore.

Dezeen is media partner for both the World Architecture Festival and Inside Festival, held at the Marina Bay Sands hotel and conference centre in Singapore.

Scroll down to see today's winning projects:


Culture: Soma City Home for All, Soma-shi, Japan, by Klein Dytham Architecture

Soma City Home for All, Soma-shi, Japan, by Klein Dytham Architecture

This community centre in Fukushima was designed by Klein Dytham as part of Toyo Ito's Home-for-all earthquake relief project, which won a Golden Lion at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale. Soma City features a latticed wooden ceiling, supported by tree-like columns that double as up tables.


Health: Walumba Elders Centre, Warmun, Australia, by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects

Walumba Elders Centre, Warmun, Australia, by Iredale Pedersen Hook Architects

A catastrophic flood devastated the town of Warmun in 2011, so Iredale Pedersen Hook was tasked with creating a replacement community facility and elderly people's home. Raised by three metres, the structure stands above the flood level, and is linked to the ground by walkways and stairs.


Transport: Fulton Center, New York City, USA, by Grimshaw

Fulton Center, New York City, USA, by Grimshaw

Grimshaw's New York subway station and retail space comprises a glass box topped by a large glass and steel dome spanning 37 metres. It is designed to accommodate over 300,000 daily commuters, providing a gateway to Lower Manhattan.


Hotel and Leisure: Lanserhof Lake Tegern, Bavaria, Germany, by Ingenhoven Architects

Lanserhof Lake Tegern, Bavaria, Germany, by Ingenhoven Architects

Located on the Tegernsee lake in southern Bavaria, this health resort was designed by Ingenhoven Architects to take advantage of its scenic setting with large windows facing out over the both water and a nearby golf course. Offering both hotel facilities and medical care, it contains 70 rooms, each conceived as a "little house".


Sport: San Mames Stadium, Bilbao, Spain, by ACXT-IDOM

San Mames Stadium, Bilbao, Spain, by ACXT-IDOM

San Mames Stadium is the new home of football team Athletic Bilbao. Located beside the Ría de Bilbao river, it features a sculptural facade of twisted ETFE plastic that is illuminated by night.


Religion: Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies, Doha, Qatar, by Mangera Yvars Architects

Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies, Doha, Qatar, by Qatar Foundation

Designed to have a "campus-like atmosphere", this four-storey building for the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies houses six academic programmes. It contains five columns, representing the five pillars of Islam, as well as library and classrooms.


New and old: Courtyard House Plugin, Beijing, China, by People's Architecture Office

Courtyard House Plugin, Beijing, China, by People's Architecture Office

People's Architecture Office developed this panelling system to make the ageing structures of Beijing's hutong districts habitable again. The lightweight and non-permanent solution provides structure, insulation, interior and exterior surfaces, all moulded into single panels.


Schools: Ballet School, St. Petersburg, Russia, by Studio 44 Architects

Ballet School, St. Petersburg, Russia, by Studio 44 Architects

Studio 44 Architects created this ballet school within two existing buildings – a former cinema and a neighbouring house. Facades feature QR-code reliefs to help visitors navigate the campus using their smartphones, while translucent glass partitions allow light to penetrate all parts of the interior.


Production, energy and recycling: Fabrica de Oliva, Uruguay, Marcelo Daglio Arquitecto

Fabrica de Oliva, Uruguay, Marcelo Daglio Arquitecto

Fabrica de Oliva is an olive oil factory in Uruguay. The judges said it "illustrates what architecture can do to lift the all-too-often banal factory form and language to a sublime exemplar".


Future projects:

» Education: Wellington College Performing Arts Centre, United Kingdom, by Studio Seilern Architects
» Experimental: Home Farm, Singapore, by Spark
» Competition entries: Quay Quarter, Sydney, Australia, by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp
» Residential: Vancouver House, Vancouver, Canada by BIG
» Commercial mixed-use: Gardens by the Waterway Neighbourhood Centre and Polyclinic, Singapore, by Serie and Multiply Architects