Middle East Architect Awards

X-Architects won the Best Mixed-Use Project of the Year at the prestigious Middle East Architect Awards in October 2009 for the project “Xeritown”. The award was for recognition of demonstrating the most sensitive approach to climate and sustainability in Architectural Design and Planning. X-Architects beat out multinational firms GAJ, Broadway Malyan, The Metropolitan Workshop and KEO in the Mixed-Use Development Category.

Holcim Awards

The Second Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction were announced on 12th November 2008 at a gala ceremony in Marrakesh, Morocco. More than 5000 projects from 90 countries were entered in the competition for the Africa Middle East region, which was judged by an independent panel of jury members headed by Joe Addo. X-Architects' project “Xeritown - A Climate Responsive Mixed Use Development in Dubai" was awarded with an acknowledgment prize. More information about the award can be found at the Holcim Foundation website.