Dear LEAF Awards Supporters,

We thank you for your support for ABB and the LEAF Awards over the last few years. 

For 2022, we are taking a short break. We will be back with a new entries campaign later this year and returning with the LEAF Awards 2023 ceremony. We are refreshing, redesigning, and renovating so watch this space !

The LEAF Team

For 2020/21, once again we received a record number of international entries spanning all corners of the globe, including the UK, USA, Japan, China, India, Australia, South Korea, Turkey and of course mainland Europe.

Shortlisted projects came from leading and international architectural names such as Nikken Space, OPEN architecture, 5+Design, Zaha Hadid, SOM, UN Studio, INNOCAD, DP Architects, Office Untitled, Pascall & Watson, Aedas, Yazgan Design and many more. Winners were revealed at a glittering ceremony held at Nobu Portman Square, London.

In Partnership with

New Episode published by our headline partner ABB:

“Four immortal birds to carry the sun.”

Ancient Chinese symbolism inspired the architects of CSWADI to design a brand-new airport in Chengdu, Sichuan.

In Episode #13 of Frozen Music we explore China´s 4th major air transport hub that opened its gates this summer.

Take a look at Chengdu Tianfu Airport!

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For 2020/21, the LEAF Awards are proud to announce once again Headline Partner and Trophy Patron ABB.

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader with a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years. Today ABB focuses on digital industries with four customer-focused, globally leading businesses: Electrification, Industrial Automation, Motion and Robotics & Discrete Automation, supported by its common ABB Ability™ digital platform. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

Within the electrification business ABB´s German daughter Busch-Jaeger Elektro is one of the world´s leading suppliers of electrical solutions for the building sector and its expertise can be found proven in numerous hotels, condominiums, offices, retail-, public-, cultural- and residential buildings around the globe.
Solutions provided include the whole range of products: from innovative, design oriented wiring accessories to the control of building-functions via touch panels, smart-phones, - tablets as well as voice control.

The ABB Busch-Jaeger portfolio stands for maximizing the comfort and safety in buildings for building users and minimizing energy consumption and overall ecological footprint.

ABB´s “Mission to ZERO” campaign 2019/20 draws worldwide attention to ABB´s cutting edge technological portfolio.