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24 4月 2019

RICS Awards China 2019 winner list announced

On April 26 2019, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the leading global professional body in land, real estates, infrastructure and construction, announced the winners of the 11 RICS Awards in China, which represent the most forward-looking projects and successes in China's land, real estate, building and infrastructure in 2019.

As the highest accolade bestowed by a globally renowned professional body around the world, RICS Awards was launched about 20 years ago and was introduced to China in 2017. After three years' development, it has become the most influential industry honour in China and has received increasing traction. The 11 categories of RICS Awards China celebrate and demonstrate our profession's outstanding achievements in different areas of the built environment.

RICS Awards China 2019 has received overwhelming response across the nation in terms of both quality and quantity. It has attracted applicants from more diversified sectors including consultancy firms, investors, developers, engineering companies, universities and research institutes. Increasingly more companies enter the awards and submit projects which blend in international practices in Chinese context.

Submissions have also expanded from traditional real estate development and management to wider areas and with stronger links to the built environment. RICS Awards China provide best practices and benchmarks for China's real estate and built industry," commented Mr He Qinghua, head of the jury panel of RICS Awards China 2019.

The awards also focus on the implication and contribution that built environment make to the ecological environment and sustainable development. "Yi Xin Qiao" Bridge Project jointly submitted by The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Tsing Hua University, Chongqing Jiaotong University and Chongqing University has scooped the Jury's Awards with its outstanding concepts and achievements in environmental protection, sustainable development, public welfare in the rural areas, and technology innovation.

RICS Awards 2019 China: The winners

Professional Consultancy Service Team – Construction

  • China Southwest Architectural Design and Research Institute Corp – Tianfu International Conference Center economic consulting team
  • K&Z – Project central controlling and management conslting team of Shanghai Media Port

Professional Consultancy Service Team – Real estate

  • Cushman & Wakefield consulting team

Research Team

  • Tongji University – Research Institute of Complex Engineering & Management

Facilities Management Team

  • WeWork – Greater China building operations team
  • JLL – integrated FM team

Regeneration Team

  • East China Architectural Design Institute Co – Shanghai Engineering Research Center of Existing Building Function Enhancement

Construction Project

  • CITIC Heye Investment Co – CITIC Tower

Commercial Project

  • Vanke Service – Qibao Vanke Mall
  • Wharf China Estates – Changsha International Finance Square

Residential Project

  • Shanghai RuiHongXinCheng – Ruihongxincheng The Gallery

Best Deal

  • CapitaLand & CBRE – Star Harbour International Center
  • JLL markets team – ByteDance's office leasing

Best BIM Application

  • K&Z/Shenkang Healthcare – project lifecycle BIM+ service practices for Shanghai Municipal Hospitals
  • Shanghai International Theme Park Co, JCM International Engineering Tech Co and Shanghai Construction No.4 (Group) Co – Shanghai Disney Resort, Disney Pixar Toy Story Land

Sustainability Achievement

  • Taikoo Hui (Guangzhou) Development Company – TaiKoo Hui Guangzhou
  • McDonald's China & ESG Consultancy – McDonald's Restaurants
  • Jury's Award: CUHK, THU, CQJTU and CQU – Yi Xin Qiao project

See what happened

Browse pictures from the ceremony