In less than five minutes after judges began discussing the potential Best of Show winner they had made their selection. It wasn't that the other candidates — each Best of Category winners — were bad. They were excellent in their own right. But the visual diversity and cultural duality of Wolff Olins' work for Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art was unanimously praised as ambitious, elegant, contemporary, and groundbreaking. It was a well earned victory.

Mathaf by Wolff Olins

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