OPEN’s UCCA Dune Art Museum has won the 2019 LEAF Awards “Best Arts & Culture Building Project”. Launched in 2001, the LEAF (Leading European Architects Forum) Awards celebrates some of the influential and outstanding projects and personalities in the built environment and the international architectural communities. This year’s prestigious judging panel includes Archigram’s founder Sir Peter Cook, and directors from Henning Larson and Zaha Hadid Architects.
OPEN’s recent project, Tank Shanghai, has been awarded Honorable Mentions in the “Spaces, Places, and Cities”, and “Best Design Asia-Pacific” categories in Fast Company Innovation by Design Awards 2019.
OPEN's UCCA Dune Art Museum has won the 2019 AZ Awards, as the 'Best in Buildings Under 1,000 Square Metres category', selected by a judging panel comprised of 5 leading figures in the architectural and design fields including Pritzker Prize winner Thom Mayne. The jury stated “the Dune Art Museum embodies a unique relationship between interior and exterior. The space speaks of the place, and the materiality coherently fosters the concept.”