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Studio Partners Staff Awards & Research

awards - competitions

2008Ex Equo First Prize in invited competition for the Guangzhou Extreme Sport Center including a Velodrome, Roller Skating Stadium and game management offices for the 2010 Asian Games.
2006Ex Equo First Prize in invited competition for the Guangzhou TV-station.
2004First Prize in invited competition for the Guangzhou Sightseeing & TV-tower.
2002RIBA Bronze Medal Tutor Award, tutor of Daniel Coll i Capdevila, awarded project concerned a open-air classroom designed and built by students in Pankese, Ghana. Judged by Kazuo Seijema, Ben van Berkel, Wiel Arets.
2001Shortlisted finalist in the international competition for an Audio-visual Lab Leipzig; organised by The Leipzig Academy of Visual Arts.
2001prize winner in the Competition for the planning of the central part of Narva; organised by the city government of Narva, together with the Cultural Endowment of Estonia and the Union of Estonian Architects.
1999Runner-up in the second stage of the Sarajevo Concert Hal Competition. In collaboration with Ove Arup and partners on acoustics, structure, services, fire and theatre-consultancy. Judged by Zaha Hadid, Francesco dal Co.
1996Finalist in U.I.A. Barcelona Football Club Competition, Judged by Alejandro Zaera-Polo and Farshid Moussavi.
1995Honourable Mention in Shinkenchiku Residential Design Competition, judged by Jean Nouvel
1994Honourable Mention Yokohama Ferry Terminal Competition (as part of AAGDG 94) judged by Rem Koolhaas and Toyo Ito.

Research & Interests

2010SUPERTALL: book written by Mark Hemel & Barbara Kuit on the design and construction process of the Guangzhou Tv tower, highlighting the potential for a rise of biological intelligence.
2002Research with students into environmental design strategies, in Pankase Ghana. Research excecuted in cooperation with the post-graduate program; Sustainable Environmental Design of the The Architectural Association.
1995Research in Saharan West Africa: Ghana, Burkina Fassao, Mali, Senegal. Financed by the Dutch Foundation for the Arts Design and Architecture
1994Research in to the South Indian Temple City: Madurai, Rameswaram, Chidambaram among others. Financed by the Dutch Foundation for the Arts Design and Architecture