Courtesy of Prix Versailles

Courtesy of Prix Versailles

The international Prix Versailles Committee has announced the recipients of its annual awards celebrating built commercial architecture. The awards were held at the UNESCO World Headquarters, with recipients hailing from 6 regions around the world. Chaired by the Mayor of Versailles François de Mazières, the international jury included architects Manuelle Gautrand, Toyo Ito, Wang Shu, and acclaimed chef Guy Laroche. 

The 12 World Titles are awarded in 4 top categories: stores, shopping malls, hotels and restaurants. The winners were selected from a diverse range of 70 regional winners already present in the ceremony.

Check out the gallery of the 12 winners below:

Shops and Stores

Prix Versailles 2017: Dior; Miami, U.S.A.

Architects: BarbaritoBancel Architects 

Special Prize Interior: Hangzhou Zhongshuge; Hangzhou, China


Dior; Miami, U.S.A. / BarbaritoBancel Architects. Image © Alessandra Chemollo

Dior; Miami, U.S.A. / BarbaritoBancel Architects. Image © Alessandra Chemollo

Architects: X+Living

Special Prize Exterior: Chanel (Temporary Store); Amsterdam, Netherlands


Hangzhou Zhongshuge; Hangzhou, China / X+Living. Image © Shao Feng

Hangzhou Zhongshuge; Hangzhou, China / X+Living. Image © Shao Feng

Architects: MVRDV

Shopping Malls


Chanel (Temporary Store); Amsterdam, Netherlands / MVRDV. Image © MVRDV

Chanel (Temporary Store); Amsterdam, Netherlands / MVRDV. Image © MVRDV

Prix Versailles 2017Tokyu Plaza Ginza; Tokyo, Japan

Architects: Nikken Sekkei

Special Prize Interior: ARG Shopping Mall; Tehran, Iran


Tokyu Plaza Ginza; Tokyo, Japan / Nikken Sekkei. Image © Koji Fujii, Nacasa & Partners Inc.

Tokyu Plaza Ginza; Tokyo, Japan / Nikken Sekkei. Image © Koji Fujii, Nacasa & Partners Inc.

Architects: arsh4d studio

Special Prize Exterior: Lideta Mercato; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


ARG Shopping Mall; Tehran, Iran / arsh4d studio. Image © Ali Daghigh, Parham Taghiof

ARG Shopping Mall; Tehran, Iran / arsh4d studio. Image © Ali Daghigh, Parham Taghiof

Architects: Vilalta Arquitectura

Hotels


Lideta Mercato; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Vilalta Arquitectura. Image © VILALTA

Lideta Mercato; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia / Vilalta Arquitectura. Image © VILALTA

Prix Versailles 2017Chablé – Yucatan Peninsula; Chocholá, Mexico

Architects: Jorge Borja, Paulina Morán

Special Prize Interior: Spedition; Thun, Switzerland


Chablé - Yucatan Peninsula; Chocholá, Mexico / Jorge Borja, Paulina Morán. Image © Chablé Resort & Spa

Chablé – Yucatan Peninsula; Chocholá, Mexico / Jorge Borja, Paulina Morán. Image © Chablé Resort & Spa

Architects: Stylt Trampoli

Special Prize Exterior: Mar Adentro; San José del Cabo, Mexico


Spedition; Thun, Switzerland / Stylt Trampoli. Image © Stylt

Spedition; Thun, Switzerland / Stylt Trampoli. Image © Stylt

Architects: Miguel Ángel Aragonés

Restaurants


Mar Adentro; San José del Cabo, Mexico / Miguel Ángel Aragonés. Image © Joe Fletcher

Mar Adentro; San José del Cabo, Mexico / Miguel Ángel Aragonés. Image © Joe Fletcher

Prix Versailles 2017Illusion; Doha, Qatar

Architects: Rockwell Group 

Special Prize Interior: Shukufuku Japanese Bento; Melbourne, Australia


Illusion; Doha, Qatar / Rockwell Group. Image © Rockwell Group

Illusion; Doha, Qatar / Rockwell Group. Image © Rockwell Group

Architects: Rptecture Architects 

Special Prize Exterior: The Dancing Pavilion; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Shukufuku Japanese Bento; Melbourne, Australia / Rptecture Architects. Image © Rptecture Architects

Shukufuku Japanese Bento; Melbourne, Australia / Rptecture Architects. Image © Rptecture Architects

Architects: Estudio Guto Requena

News via: Prix Versailles.


The Dancing Pavilion; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Estudio Guto Requena. Image © Fernanda Ligabue, Rafael Frazão

The Dancing Pavilion; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Estudio Guto Requena. Image © Fernanda Ligabue, Rafael Frazão