BPM, Grimshaw Architects, JUO and Kavellaris Urban Design have all been named as winners of honours in the Architecture category at the 2014 International Property Awards Asia Pacific region.

Open to residential and commercial property professionals from around the globe, the International Property Awards celebrate high levels of achievement by companies operating in all sectors of the property and real estate industry.

Every year a select number of winners are placed under further examination and just one from each category goes forward to represent the Asia Pacific region in the International Property Awards. They then compete against all the other regional winners to determine the overall ‘World’s Best’ in each category.

Australia’s BPM (10 St. Andrews Street), Grimshaw Architect (Highpoint Shopping Centre), JUO (Breust Residence) and Kavellaris Urban Design (Spectrum) have all been nominated for consideration in the Architecture category at the regional competition.

Australian interior designers, Archertec Interiors (Katz Residence), Geyer (BHP Billiton Global Head Office) and Lexis Design (Stewart Apartment, Point Piper) were also nominated in the Interior Design category, one of which will join the successful architect at the international award ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on May 8-9.

Spectrum Apartments by Kavellaris Urban Design. Image: Kavellaris Urban Design

The teams will learn whether they have won major awards or high commendation on the presentation evening and awards dinner to be held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on May 9.

Stuart Shield, President of the International Property Awards says, “The Asia Pacific region has the best track record for companies that go on to receive an International Property Award. This sets the bar so high; other regions have a hard task ahead if they hope to outshine Asia Pacific in the finals.”

Judging is carried out through a meticulous process involving a panel of over 70 experts covering every aspect of the property industry.

JUO Building and Interior Design, Breust Residence. Image: JUO website. 

Other Australian entries shortlisted, from the Real Estate and Property Development categories, were:

BPM, Brookfield, CBRE, Central Equity, Charter Hall and Cbus Property, Crown Group, Jones Lang LaSalle, Meriton Group, Pace Development Group, Psaros Property Group, Savills Australia, The GPT Group, Unique Estates Australia.