Khawr Awqad shortlisted for Cityscape Awards 2010

Khawr Awqad shortlisted for Cityscape Awards 2010

Khawr Awqad Omani Eco resort, a project envisioned by GLOREI and based on Integrated Sustainable Lifestyle Destination in Salalah, has been shortlisted for the 2010 Cityscape Awards for Architecture in the Emerging Market.  Over the last few years the Cityscape Awards have developed into the world’s premier Architectural Awards for the emerging markets.


There are 10 shortlisted candidates in each category and The Eco resort has been nominated for a total of 6 categories- 3 out of 5 for Future Projects Awards Categories and 3 out of 6 for the Special Award Categories as follows:
1.    Community - Future Category
2.    Leisure -Future Category
3.    Tourism, Travel and Transport -Future Category
4.    Environmental Award -Special Category
5.    Islamic Architecture Award – Special Category
6.    Master Planning Award – Special Category
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This has been selected from an outstanding quality of the designs submitted. In 2009, there were more than 300 different entries from a wide range of emerging market countries. Event organizers, IIR Middle East, have yet to confirm the figures for 2010. 
These entries are now eligible for Stage 2 of the competition, the deadline for which is October 1, 2010.
 The project will be displayed along with other nominations at the Awards Gallery Stand during the Cityscape Global Exhibition at the World Trade Centre from October 4 – 7, 2010.
 
The winners will be announced during an awards ceremony and reception on October 5, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt Dubai.