Infinity Wins In The International Architecture Awards For 2008 From The Chicago Athenaeum
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd. and co-presented by The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, announce one hundred and fourteen (114) new distinguished projects and urban schemes selected in this year s prestigious International Architecture Awards program for 2008. Infinity Tower, developed by Cayan, is among the award winners.
Three awards were given to projects in Poland, Spain and UAE; in the UAE the sole winner was Infinity Tower , developed by Cayan.
The International Architecture Awards have become a global event of an unprecedented scale the most important barometer for the future direction of new architectural design and thinking today celebrating, recognizing, and highlighting the world s foremost architectural solutions for the designs of new skyscrapers, corporate buildings, institutions, arts facilities, airports, private homes, industrial structures, and urban planning projects from Paris to Hong Kong.
The Awards Program draws important public and professional focus for the celebration and recognition of the most important key buildings produced in this decade, underscoring the highest level of imagination and inspiration of the best of the best architectural minds practicing design today. The selected projects challenge new approaches to design that are beyond the envelope of the everyday, while providing cities with key civic
building that celebrate and harmonize architecture as a high art while finding answers to the complicated problems of environment, social context, improving quality of life, and sustainability.
Good design is all around us," comments jury member, Joseph E. MacIsaac, President, Knoll International. "And fortunately for us," he continues, "with the quality of the architectural projects represented in the 2008 International Architects Awards, good design will continue to enrich the places we live, work, eat, sleep, worship and play.
Infinity tower has a unique exterior as the tower twists 90 degrees into the sky and is ideally located on the exquisite Dubai Marina where it overlooks the marina, the sea and The Palm.
Developed by Cayan, Infinity is among 5 other projects which Cayan is developing on Dubai Marina. Cayan has a portfolio of 4 completed projects on the Marina.