Our friends at Wallpaper* yesterday announced the winners of their 2012 Design Awards. The international panel of judges, this year comprising Grayson Perry, Rafael Vinoly, Simon de Pury, Gerd Bulthaup, and Jean-Paul Goude, selected the top entries in eleven major design categories. Many more awards in highly specialized design categories were chosen by Wallpaper* editors and contributors.
Below are the winners and shortlist candidates in the architectural categories Best New Public Building, Best New Private House, Best New or Renovated Hotel, and the top-scoring Life Enhancer of the Year. For the complete list of this year's winners, please visit wallpaper.com or pick up the new issue of Wallpaper* at your trusted newsstand.