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Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award

By Karissa Rosenfield

Wangjing SOHO; Beijing, China / Zaha Hadid Architects. Image © Iwan Baan  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 1

Wangjing SOHO; Beijing, China / Zaha Hadid Architects. Image © Iwan Baan

Zaha Hadid ArchitectsWangjing SOHO in Beijing has won the 2014 Emporis Skyscraper Award. Chosen by an international panel of experts from more than 300 skyscrapers, the three-tower 200-meter-tall development is the first skyscraper in China to ever win the award. The judges were impressed by its “excellent energy efficiency and its distinctive design, which gives the complex a harmonious and organic momentum.”

Each year, the Emporis Award honors the world’s best new building over 100-meters-tall. Read on to see the top 10 buildings honored this year.

Wangjing SOHO; Beijing, China / Zaha Hadid Architects


Wangjing SOHO; Beijing, China / Zaha Hadid Architects. Image © Jan Martin  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 1 Wangjing SOHO Copyright Jan Martin
Wangjing SOHO; Beijing, China / Zaha Hadid Architects. Image © Jan Martin

Bosco Verticale; Milan, Italy / Boeri Studio


Bosco Verticale; Milan, Italy / Boeri Studio. Image © Flickr User B Plessi  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 2 Bosco Verticale Copyright B Plessi
Bosco Verticale; Milan, Italy / Boeri Studio. Image © Flickr User B Plessi

Tour D2; Courbevoie, France / Agence d’Architecture Anthony Bechu, ATSP


Tour D2; Courbevoie, France / Agence d'Architecture Anthony Bechu, ATSP. Image © Thomas Pichereau  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 3 Tour D2  CopyrightThomas Pichereau
Tour D2; Courbevoie, France / Agence d’Architecture Anthony Bechu, ATSP. Image © Thomas Pichereau

One World Trade Center; New York City / SOM


One World Trade Center; New York City / SOM. Image © Royce Douglas  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 4 One World Trade Center Copyright Royce Douglas
One World Trade Center; New York City / SOM. Image © Royce Douglas

The Leadenhall Building; London, UK / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners


The Leadenhall Building; London, UK / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. Image © Michiel van Dijk  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 5 The Leadenhall Building Copyright Michiel van Dijk
The Leadenhall Building; London, UK / Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. Image © Michiel van Dijk

Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid; Abu Dhabi, UAE / Foster + Partners


Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid; Abu Dhabi, UAE / Foster + Partners. Image © Ralf Roletschek, CC BY 3.0  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 6 Burj Mohammed BIn Rashid Copyright Ralf Roletschek
Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid; Abu Dhabi, UAE / Foster + Partners. Image © Ralf Roletschek, CC BY 3.0

Soyak Kristal Kule; Istanbul, Turkey / Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Has Mimarlik


Soyak Kristal Kule; Istanbul, Turkey / Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Has Mimarlik. Image © Igor Butyrskii  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 7 Soyak Kristal Kule   Copyright Igor Butyrskii
Soyak Kristal Kule; Istanbul, Turkey / Pei Cobb Freed & Partners, Has Mimarlik. Image © Igor Butyrskii

One57; New York City / Atelier Christian de Portzamparc, Frank Williams & Patners


One57; New York City / Atelier Christian de Portzamparc, Frank Williams & Patners. Image © Royce Douglas  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 8 One57 Copyright Royce Douglas
One57; New York City / Atelier Christian de Portzamparc, Frank Williams & Patners. Image © Royce Douglas

Infinity; Brisbane, Australia / DBI Design


Infinity; Brisbane, Australia / DBI Design. Image © Tim Dickson  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 9 Infinity Copyright Tim Dickson
Infinity; Brisbane, Australia / DBI Design. Image © Tim Dickson

KKR Tower; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / GDP Architects


KKR Tower; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / GDP Architects. Image © Mathias Beinling  Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing SOHO Wins Emporis Skyscraper Award 10 KKR Tower Copyright Mathias Beinling
KKR Tower; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / GDP Architects. Image © Mathias Beinling

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