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Wallpaper* Design Awards 2012
Posted: Friday, January 13, 2012 |

Our friends at Wallpaper* yesterday announced the winners of their 2012 Design Awards. The international panel of judges, this year comprising Grayson Perry, Rafael Vinoly, Simon de Pury, Gerd Bulthaup, and Jean-Paul Goude, selected the top entries in eleven major design categories. Many more awards in highly specialized design categories were chosen by Wallpaper* editors and contributors.

Below are the winners and shortlist candidates in the architectural categories Best New Public Building, Best New Private House, Best New or Renovated Hotel, and the top-scoring Life Enhancer of the Year. For the complete list of this year's winners, please visit wallpaper.com or pick up the new issue of Wallpaper* at your trusted newsstand.

Judge's Award - Best new public building: Hepworth Wakefield, UK, by David Chipperfield Architects (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Iwan Baan)

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Judge's Award - Best new public building: Hepworth Wakefield, UK, by David Chipperfield Architects (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Iwan Baan)

Shortlisted - Best new public building: Teshima Art Museum, Japan, by Ryue Nishizawa (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Iwan Baan)

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Shortlisted - Best new public building: Teshima Art Museum, Japan, by Ryue Nishizawa (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Iwan Baan)

Shortlisted - Best new public building: Musashino Art University Library, Japan, by Sou Fujimoto (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Iwan Baan)

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Shortlisted - Best new public building: Musashino Art University Library, Japan, by Sou Fujimoto (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Iwan Baan)

Shortlisted - Best new public building: Metropol Parasol, Spain, by J Mayer H (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Fernando Alda)

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Shortlisted - Best new public building: Metropol Parasol, Spain, by J Mayer H (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Fernando Alda)

Shortlisted - Best new public building: Giant Group Campus, Shanghai, by Morphosis (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Iwan Baan)

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Shortlisted - Best new public building: Giant Group Campus, Shanghai, by Morphosis (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Iwan Baan)

Judge's Award - Best new private house: Pringiers House, Sri Lanka, by Tadao Ando (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Edmund Sumner)

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Judge's Award - Best new private house: Pringiers House, Sri Lanka, by Tadao Ando (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Edmund Sumner)

Shortlisted - Best new private house: 77E77, US, by Adjaye Associates (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Lyndon Douglas)

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Shortlisted - Best new private house: 77E77, US, by Adjaye Associates (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Lyndon Douglas)

Shortlisted - Best new private house: W Houses, Peru, by Barclay & Crousse (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Cristobal Palma)

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Shortlisted - Best new private house: W Houses, Peru, by Barclay & Crousse (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Cristobal Palma)

Shortlisted - Best new private house: Paddington House, Australia, by Anthony Gill Architects (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Peter Bennetts)

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Shortlisted - Best new private house: Paddington House, Australia, by Anthony Gill Architects (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Peter Bennetts)

Shortlisted - Best new private house: Haus am Berg Isel, Austria, by Elmar Ludescher Architects (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Robert Fessler)

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Shortlisted - Best new private house: Haus am Berg Isel, Austria, by Elmar Ludescher Architects (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Robert Fessler)

Judge's Award - Best new or renovated hotel: Playa Vik José Ignacio, Uruguay, by Carlos Ott (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Cristobal Palma)

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Judge's Award - Best new or renovated hotel: Playa Vik José Ignacio, Uruguay, by Carlos Ott (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Cristobal Palma)

Shortlisted - Best new or renovated hotel: Viceroy, Anguilla, by Kelly Wearstler (Image via Wallpaper*)

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Shortlisted - Best new or renovated hotel: Viceroy, Anguilla, by Kelly Wearstler (Image via Wallpaper*)

Shortlisted - Best new or renovated hotel: Le Royal Monceau-Raffles, Paris, by Philippe Starck (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Philippe Garcia)

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Shortlisted - Best new or renovated hotel: Le Royal Monceau-Raffles, Paris, by Philippe Starck (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Philippe Garcia)

Shortlisted - Best new or renovated hotel: Square Nine, Belgrade, by Isay Weinfeld (Photo: Matthieu Salvaing)

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Shortlisted - Best new or renovated hotel: Square Nine, Belgrade, by Isay Weinfeld (Photo: Matthieu Salvaing)

Shortlisted - Best new or renovated hotel: Devi Ratn, Jaipur, by Prabhakar B Bhagwat and Urban Studio (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Philip Sinden)

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Shortlisted - Best new or renovated hotel: Devi Ratn, Jaipur, by Prabhakar B Bhagwat and Urban Studio (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Philip Sinden)

Judge's Award - Life-enhancer of the year: Lookout point at Ruta del Peregrino, Mexico, by HHF Architects (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Iwan Baan)

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Judge's Award - Life-enhancer of the year: Lookout point at Ruta del Peregrino, Mexico, by HHF Architects (Image via Wallpaper*, Photo: Iwan Baan)


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