CITATION - PROFESSOR DR AR. JIMMY LIM CHEOK SIANG
The SIA-Getz Architecture Prize is Awarded to an Architect for emerging architecture in Asia. This year the award given to Prof. Ar. Jimmy Lim Cheok Siang who has consistently developed an Asian architecture perfecting the culture values of his country within a tropical environment.
His work has developed a sutainable approach using traditional technology of ventilation shade, use of natural materials and crafts. He has explored these within a new vocabulary of form and structure particularly in his caustic work that develops intrigue spaces and scales. his work is integral with the landscape where indoor and outdoor spaces emerge in a meaningful liveable way. He has also influences a whole generation of architets now fully aware of the responsibilities of zero carbon and viable sustainable practice
The jury felt that his work and his influence has endurance and encourages future exploration and development with future generation.