Azure magazine revealed the 20 winners of the 2019 AZ Awards, which represent exceptional work being created in global architecture and design today. Winning projects include an extraordinary low-rise residential building on the High Line in New York City, an art museum built into the sand dunes of coastal China and an ingenious folding faucet. The Mexican offices MANADA Architectural Boundaries and Ludens were awarded with the Award of Merit for the project they carried out together in Mexico City “Progressive Heritage“.
The jury members were: Pritzker Prize–winning architect Thom Mayne, co-founder of both the architectural firm Morphosis and the leading architecture school SCI-Arc; Pat Hanson, architect and founding partner of Toronto firm gh3*; Matt Carr, vice president of design at Umbra; renowned interior designer Johnson Chou; and Stefano Pujatti, director of ElasticoSPA, an architecture studio with offices in Italy and Canada. Through careful deliberation and lively debate, these five selected the 20 standout winners that were honoured with this award.