It has been amazing to be part of the WAF award winning team. When you look across the range and quality of projects put forward for the WAF Awards, to be short listed and then become associated with the overall winner is a momentous achievement for Grant Associates.
Director - Grant Associates
Richard Francis-Jones, design director of FJMT, one of the two practices (FJMT + Archimedia) that designed the World Building of the Year, said, ‘It’s a big honour.’
The 2013 World Building of the Year is Auckland Art Gallery in New Zealand designed, by Australian architect FJMT with New Zealand practice Archimedia.
When Sou Fujimoto went to London to see where he would be building a temporary pavilion in Hyde Park, he did so in the winter, despite the fact that he was designing a summer pavilion.