MIPIM 2022: Developing the Future
The most influential and illustrious players from all international property sectors: business, industrial, logistics, retail and real estate were brought together at this global event. The visitors were offered unrivalled access to the greatest number of development projects and sources of capital worldwide. As in past years, urban change and its impact on various property market sectors, including real estate, office, hotel, retail, logistics and investments development, became a major topic for discussions at numerous conferences, thematic events and panel sessions.
With 22,000 square meters exhibition space, MIPIM is the world’s largest real estate event and the best place to discover new opportunities and meet the key players of the global property market. It is an exclusive platform for participants to admire the highest achievements of real estate development sector and appreciate top class business services and innovative solutions.
The attending experts discussed ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) as well as various digitalization initiatives. At the Suisse session, mobility and its impact on the property market was discussed at the top professional level in English. Real estate experts from all over the world gave their opinions and shared experiences. On the second day, SwissPropTech, the independent innovation and startup community for the Swiss real estate and construction industry, invited delegates to meet at the Swiss Circle unit. Representatives of the company talked about the latest innovations: SwissPropTech is currently developing a construction IT-ecosystem to assist developers and general contractors in organizing, monitoring, automatizing and managing construction processes by means of an approved construction management methodology.
Since the event was launched in 1990, MIPIM has won a good reputation and gained credibility among property market experts. After two years of restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, MIPIM 2022 was the largest global 4-day real estate event with over 3,800 exhibitors and +17,000 visitors from all over the world. The implementation level was indeed unparalleled.
The MIPIM Awards took place as a traditional part of the events. The jury selected winners in 12 nominations, honoring the best cultural and sports infrastructure, the best healthcare development, the best hotel and tourism resort, the best industrial and logistics development, the best office and business development, etc. This year, Moscow was represented by 7 projects, including the Big Circle Line of the Moscow Metro, the refurbished building of the former GES-2 power station, and ZiL-Yug (also known as ZiL-South), one of the largest redevelopment projects in Moscow.
The jury selected 46 projects of 21 countries, France being the most extensively represented on the short-list, followed by Italy, the UK, Belgium and Denmark. The list of winners included works by Swiss, Chinese, French, Turkish, Italian and other architects from all over the world.
Best Cultural & Sports Infrastructure
This category honors buildings, structures and places where culture, arts and sports are performed, experienced and showcased, all aiming to support the quality of life of a city or a neighborhood, create a vibrant community and an appealing place to live.
Musée Atelier Audemars Piguet, Le Brassus, Switzerland
Developer: Audemars Piguet
Architect: BIG-Bjarke Ingels Grou
Best Healthcare Development
This category recognizes any healthcare facility (hospital, clinic, nursing home, medical laboratory, etc.) that succeeds in creating an environment delivering high-quality patient care, by solving concerns a medical facility may have: aesthetic, urban, functional and sustainability.
BAŞAKŞEHİR ÇAM VE SAKURA CITY HOSPITAL, Istanbul, Turkey
Developer: İstanbul PPP Sağlik Yatirim A.Ş, Renaissance Holding, Renaissance
Healthcare Investment and Sojitz Healthcare
Architect: Perkins & Will (Concept)
Best Hotel & Tourism Resort
This award honors the most innovative newly-constructed hotel in terms of architecture and interior design, while also considering client well-being, services provided to guests, leisure and recreational facilities and environmental aspects.
Casa di Langa, Cerreto Langhe CN, Italy
Developer: Gentile Ospitalità srl
Architect: GaS Studio con Parisotto Formenton Architetti
Best Industrial & Logistics Development
This category recognizes industrial distribution centers that integrate modern and innovative logistic facilities, maintenance, efficient work planning and implementation.
LCP Trecate, Trecate, Italy
Developer: Logistics Capital Partners
Architect: The Blossom Avenue Partners
Best Mixed-Use Development
This category recognizes single buildings or groups of buildings that blend at least two different uses (residential, commercial, cultural, infrastructure, etc.) and are physically and functionally integrated.
Frederiksberg Allé 41, Copenhagen, Denmark
Developer: Union Holding and NRE Denmark
Other: Arne Elkjær, Wissenberg, and NRE Denmark
Best Office & Business Development
This category rewards office buildings and business parks that offer owners and users increased worker satisfaction and productivity, improved health, greater flexibility and enhanced energy and environmental performance of the workplace. Through an integrated design, the focus must be on the ability to accommodate the specific space and equipment needs of the tenant.
BNP Paribas Fortis HQ at Montagne du Parc, Brussels, Belgium
Developer: BNP Paribas Fortis
Architect: Baumschlager Eberle Architekten/ Styfhals/ Jaspers-Eyers Architects
Best Refurbished Building
This category focuses on how a building can have a second life through an important refurbishment, enlargement or transformation in order to meet new standards and new needs. Projects of any type (office, hotel, residential, retail, etc.) are welcome here.
Astoriahuset & Nybrogatan 17, Stockholm, Sweden
Other: Doos Architects, JOYN studio, WSP, and Tyréns
Best Residential Development
This category celebrates new developments that provide the best housing opportunities, while adopting originality and aesthetics. An integrated urban design, as well as a smart-site planning, is important for the residential project to merge well with the wider community and surrounding neighborhood.
Æbeløen, Aarhus, Denmark
Developer: RAUNDAHL & MOESBY
Owner: PATRIZIA AG
Architect: CEBRA architecture
Other: ENGINEER: OLUF JØRGENSEN. LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: MBYLAND
Best Shopping Center
This category rewards the new shopping center, retail park or factory outlet which succeeds in encouraging and retaining traffic, while offering a unique shopper experience through new technologies, services, customer loyalty programs and architectural features that aim to increase footfall and customer satisfaction.
CAP3000, Côte d’Azur, France
Other: Jouin Manku (Interior Design), Vinci Construction, Briand Construction Métallique
Best Urban Project
This freshly-updated category will honor any type of urban project: urban regeneration, new urban developments, transitory urbanism, etc. Permanent or temporary, the creation, use and/or renewal of an unoccupied land, vacant site, empty building or existing area.
Borough Yards, London, United Kingdom
Best Futura Project
This category is dedicated to any type of building or development, slated to start construction or already started but not completed yet. The project must be innovative in terms of architecture and sustainability, and well-integrated in its environment and community.
Arboretum, Nanterre, Grand Paris, France
Architect: Leclercq Associés, DREAM, Nicolas Laisné Architectes, Hubert&Roy Architectes
Best Futura Mega Project
Hangzhou Alibaba DAMO Academy Nanhu Industry Park Project, Hangzhou, China
Developer: Jiachuan Technology (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd
Special Jury Award
House of Music, Budapest, Hungary
Developer: Varosliget Zrt, Sou Fujimoto Architects
Architect: Sou Fujimoto
Other: Nagata Acoustics