2011 Global Award for Excellence Winners

Ed Roberts Campus
Ed Roberts Campus
Berkeley, CA
Conceived by a consortium of partners committed to serving people with disabilities, the Ed Roberts Campus is an international center for the Independent Living Movement. The inclusive facility was constructed using universal design principles and provides mutually supportive office space, a child-care center, and direct access to a Bay Area Rapid Transit station.

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New World Center
New World Center
Miami Beach, Florida
The New World Center is an innovative facility for classical music education and performance that stands at the intersection of architecture, technology, education, and culture. A 80-foot-high glass-and-steel box contains the free-flowing theater space, while the front facade—which doubles as a projection wall—displays concerts and video art to patrons in an adjacent park.

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Pinnacle @ Duxton
The Pinnacle @ Duxton
Singapore
The Pinnacle at Duxton is a series of seven 50-story towers connected by two continuous and open skybridges. The sustainable residential project, with green roofs, sky gardens, and built using modular construction, is home to 7,400 residents—many of them young families—and helps to redefine urban high density living in Singapore.

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Westfield Centre San Francisco
Westfield San Francisco Centre
San Francisco, California
After an eight-year development process, Westfield San Francisco Centre has restored the city’s historic Emporium building, boasting 1.5 million square feet of commercial space and attracting an estimated 25 million visitors to this once-distressed area of San Francisco.

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Wolverton Park
Wolverton Park
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
This historic former rail yard has been redeveloped to provide 300 mixed-tenure homes, alongside commercial space, community facilities, and a 2.5-acre park. Two new buildings complement three rehabilitated historic structures, providing a variety of housing solutions for the local community.

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Related Reading

Awards for Excellence: 2011 Winning Projects
By Theodore Thoerig

2011 GAE Book Cover

Beautifully illustrated, this book showcases extraordinary development projects in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. Each is a winner in the Urban Land Institute’s 2011 Awards for Excellence competition, widely recognized as the most prestigious award in the real estate development industry. This elite group includes a wide range of project types and sizes—from residential housing to commercial and mixed-use developments and new communities. Packed with project data and innovative ideas, this record tours each development while providing information on how the projects developed, how they met demand in the existing market, and why they worked.

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