The international design firm AGi architects, led by Nasser Abulhasan and Joaquin Perez-Goicoechea, picked up the Sustainable Project of the Year Award for Wind Tower at Middle East Architect Awards, at a gala dinner held last week in Dubai.
Wind Tower, located in Kuwait City, (project details) was selected by judges amongst four other projects competing in the same category. In addition, Nasser Abulhasan and Joaquin Perez-Goicoechea were Highly Commended for Principal of the Year while the design firm was shortlisted in the Large Architecture Firm of the Year category.
According to Nasser Abulhasan, Principal and co-founder of AGi architects, “the whole AGi architects team is very proud of the award granted to Wind Tower, a contemporary building that respects the traditional way of living of Kuwaiti society, and is committed to sustainability, as this award recognizes”. Source and photos Courtesy of AGi architects.
Article by Marco Rinaldi