Leppanen Anker Arquitectura

Awards + Publications

  • CTBUH Façade Engineering Award / 2019

    GAIA was awarded the 2019 CTBUH Façade Engineering Award. This award recognizes projects that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of façade engineering in tall buildings, and that take the technical solutions and possibilities for tall buildings to the next level. 

  • APDC*IDA Design Excellence Award / 2018 | Integrated Building Mixed Use

    GAIA was awarded the Integrated Building Mixed Use APDC*IDA Design Excellence Award 2018. Design Excellence Awards celebrates the work of international architects and designers who aim to improve our daily lives with their practical and innovative creations. APDC*IDA is a partnership between Asia Pacific Design Center (APDC) and International Design Awards with a purpose to shine the spotlight on ground-breaking designs from around the world.

  • GERMAN DESIGN AWARDS / 2018 | Excellent Communications Design -Architecture

    The German Design Award directly contributes to the overall commercial success. Prizes will only be awarded to projects that truly represent pioneering contributions to the German and international design landscape. The German Design Award identifies and presents unique design trends. GAIA was awarded the prize in Excellent Communications Design- Architecture


  • Lab US on El Comercio , El Telégrafo y Ecuador Universitario / 2018

    Lab Us was featured on the local newspaper El Comercio | El Telegrafo | Ecuador Universitario


  • ONE Published in Architect Magazine and Skyscraper City / 2018

    ONE was featured in Architect Magazine | Skyscraper City

  • AMERICAN PROPERTY AWARDS / 2017-2018 | Residential High-rise Architecture Ecuador

    The International Property Awards celebrates the highest levels of achievement by companies operating in all sectors of the property and real estate industry. An International Property Award is a world-renowned mark of excellence. ONE was awarded the 2017-2018 Prize. See More

  • WAN AWARDS / 2017 | Facade Award Finalist

    The WAN Façade Award champions the most innovative and original projects from across the globe recognising and promoting excellence in this increasingly important element of building design.

    WAN AWARD recognizes the designs that harness the latest technical advances to create visually stunning, cost-effective and highly efficient envelopes.

    GAIA was the finalist for the Facade Award

  • ARCHITIZER AWARDS / 2017 | Special Mention Details-Architecture + Facades

    The Architizer A+Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and products. Its mission is to nurture the appreciation of meaningful architecture in the world and champion its potential for a positive impact on everyday life.

    GAIA was awarded a Special Mention on 2017

  • A’DESIGN AWARD / 2016-2017 | Golden A Design Award in Architecture, Building and Structure Design

    A’ Design Award and Competition aims to highlight the excellent qualifications of best designs, design concepts and design oriented products worldwide.

    The primary aim of the award is to create publicity, PR push and advertisement opportunities for award winners while supporting the global design culture, creating incentives for entrants to come up with superior designs for a better future.

    GAIA was awarded the certificate of excellence.


  • GAIA on designboom, e-architect, Architect Magazine among others / 2016 | 2017

    GAIA was published in designboom | e-architect | ARQA | ARCH2O | Architect Magazine | Skyscraper City | Arquimaster | Archdaily | Archilovers | CTBUH | Design Buildings | Archello |  Arquitectura Panamericana | Tall Innovation 2019 | Dexigner | Arquitizer

  • Gerardo Anker Library on ArchDaily , Architectism and Vitruvious / 2014 | 2016

    The iconic Gerardo Anker Library of Colegio Einstein was published in Arch Daily, Arquitectism and vituvious. See More: ArchDaily | Arquitectism | vitruvious | Architizer | Arquitectura Pnamericana | Arquitour

  • Ikiam on Plataforma Arquitectura / 2014

    The project Ikiam, work in collaboration with dHua and Estudio A0, was published in Plataforma Arquitectura