Vancouver Trump tower

Vancouver Trump Tower wins seven global awards

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver has been recognized with seven awards for its outstanding design and construction at the International Property Awards, which celebrate excellence from different regions around the world.

Designed by acclaimed Canadian architect Arthur Erickson, the twisting design of the tower and its timeless elegance convinced 80 judges from around the world to cast their vote for this iconic architectural structure for the Americas Property Awards.

The seven awards for developer Holborn & TA Global were in the following categories:

• Development Marketing Canada
• Best Hotel Architecture Canada (5-star winner)
• Best Hotel Interior Canada (5-star winner)
• Best Residential High-rise Architecture Canada (5-star winner)
• Mixed-use Development Canada
• Best New Hotel Construction & Design Canada (5-star winner)
• Residential High-rise Development Canada

The International Property Awards are one of the most prestigious industry awards in the global real estate industry, with a nearly 30-year history. Applicants from 160 countries participate each year in the hope of having their projects recognized.

“My vision is to build Trump Vancouver as a new symbol for Vancouver that echoes the city as an international gateway city. I am so thrilled this has been implemented perfectly and industry experts from all around the world have recognized the beauty of this building,” said Joo Kim Tiah, principal of Holborn.

Construction started in 2012 and the tower was completed in February 2017. The interior of the hotel was crafted by a world-class, preeminent design team, including Joyce Wang Studio from Hong Kong, who designed the fine-dining Chinese restaurant Mott32; Francois Frossard Design from Miami for Drai’s Vancouver; Burdifilek from Toronto for Trump Champagne Bar, and BOX Interior Design & MCM Interior for Trump Hotel & Residences.

In addition, Holborn and TA were selected as the 5-star winner for four categories to represent Canada and compete against other properties around the world at the Grand Finals of the International Property Awards hosted on December 4th in London, England. The four categories are Best New Hotel Construction & Design Canada, Best Hotel Architecture Canada, Best Hotel Interior Canada and Best Residential High-rise Architecture Canada.

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