Online Awards Ceremony

The members of the international voting Jury evaluated the submitted proposals and awarded 6 Prizes and 4 Honorable Mentions. During the online Awards Ceremony of “ArXellence 2”, ALUMIL, the organiser of the competition, has officially awarded the winning proposals. The teams that stood out had the chance to present their idea and approach for the evolution of the western coast of Thessaloniki, through an innovative and sustainable Central Business District. Moreover, representatives of important public bodies of Greece talked about the significance of the renewal of the western waterfront of Thessaloniki.

The event took place on the 23rd of February, at 18.00 - 20.00 (GMT +2, Athens - Greece).





Awarded Proposals



“ArXellence 2”, ALUMIL’s international architectural competition endorsed by UIA, was successfully completed on Saturday, November 21st, with the announcement of the 6 prizes and 4 honorable mentions by the international Jury.

The competition reopened the discussion about the redesign of Thessaloniki’s urban space and created a platform full of inspirational architectural ideas regarding the redevelopment of the city’s western waterfront through an innovative Central Business District.

The participation of the global architectural community exceeded our expectations: 1.464 registrations from 90 countries leading to 173 submitted proposals.


1st Prize: The Lodge



Competitor ID: d15bd86f-2938
Name of participant: Alejandro Piqueras (ALE Architects)
Country: Spain



2nd Prize: The Green hub – A resilient vision for Thessaloniki



Competitor ID: 20d6099c-5616
Names of participants: Angeliki Tzifa, Sofia Nikolaidou
Country: USA



3rd Prize: Thessaloniki Green Pier



Competitor ID: c24d129b-ca90
Names of participants: Mircea Mogan, Alexandra Virlan (Mogan Architecture)
Country: Netherlands



4th Prize: Bioclimatic Urban Lighthouse



Competitor ID: 7fcb61a5-e4bc
Names of participants: Alberto Mizrahi, Guillermo Lesch, Osvaldo Alvarez Rojas, Valeria Franck, Federico Menichetti, Leticia Alfaro, Philippa Jane Page
Country: France



5th Prize: De–fragmenting the Productive City_the case of Thessaloniki’s CBD



Competitor ID: 6a1e10a2-7174
Names of participants: Maria Chrysoula Akrivou, Antonis Athanasiou
Country: Netherlands



6th Prize: A view of the bay. A glance at the future



Competitor ID: 5fc57b05-4a53
Names of participants: Marco Broekman, Floris Van der Zee, Martha Seitanidou, Jordy Stamps, Yunshih Chen, Timothy Simons, Marina Lysenkova
Country: Netherlands


Honorable Mentions



The Gates of Thessalonica

First plate of the honorable mention of ArXellence 2: The Gates of Thessalonica, created by Ivo Panteleev
Second plate of the honorable mention of ArXellence 2: The Gates of Thessalonica, created by Ivo Panteleev
 
Competitor ID: d7633b4d-e29c
Architectural Office: ADA - Agency Design & Architecture
Country: Bulgaria


Ships Forest

First plate of the honorable mention of ArXellence 2: Ships Forest, created by Perraguin Olivier, Spiegelstein Jacques and Letourmy Laurent
Second plate of the honorable mention of ArXellence 2: Ships Forest, created by Perraguin Olivier, Spiegelstein Jacques and Letourmy Laurent
 
Competitor ID: a8ef5994-ee73
Architectural Office: hOP/ar
Country: France


Thessaloniki Wave (T-Wave)

First plate of the honorable mention of ArXellence 2: THESSALONIKI WAVE (T-WAVE), embracing the tradition, building green for the future, created by F&M Ingegneria Spa, MAU Architecture & marsiglilab
Second plate of the honorable mention of ArXellence 2: THESSALONIKI WAVE (T-WAVE), embracing the tradition, building green for the future, created by F&M Ingegneria Spa, MAU Architecture & marsiglilab
 
Competitor ID: cb17c371-dd7c
Architectural Office: MAU ARCHITECTURE, F&M INGEGNERIA SPA & MARSIGLILAB
Country: Italy


City's New Pulse

First plate of the honorable mention of ArXellence 2: City's New Pulse, created by Studio C+C / Studio 4215
Second plate of the honorable mention of ArXellence 2: City's New Pulse, created by Studio C+C / Studio 4215
 
Competitor ID: c981fd16-5b56
Architectural Office: Studio C+C & Studio 4215
Country: United Kingdom


  • The Jury report is available upon request. Contact arxellence@alumil.com