Past Winners


Residential (High Rise) Category

Runner Up : The Pinnacle @ Duxton (Housing and Development Board)
(Housing and Development Board)
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The Pinnacle @ Duxton redefines high-rise high-density living and challenges the conventions of public housing as an architectural typology. It demonstrates a sustainable and liveable urban high-rise high-density model, and introduces an innovative typology of public communal spaces - two levels of sky gardens - that are metaphorically reclaimed from the air. Seven tower blocks housing 1,848 apartment units are placed optimally in an open and porous way, creating urban windows that frame the city skyline.

This layout reduces overlooking between units; optimizes views, air flow and light; minimizes western sun exposure; and conserves historical trees. As a public housing project, it addresses concerns for security, maintainability and cost-effectiveness, and displays sensitivity to the relationship between high-rise highdensity living and the human scale.