December 2022

URBIS Limited’s work with Heatherwick Studio on the 1000 Trees Development in Shanghai has been recognised by UNESCO as the Central Asia and Northeast Continental Laureate in the Shopping Mall development category at the 2022 Prix Versailles. Chaired this year by philosopher Gilles Lipovetsky (France), the World Judges Panel also includes the architects Thom Mayne (United States), Lu Wenyu (China) and Thomas Vonier (United States), the designer Jasper Morrison (United Kingdom), the disc jockey Charlotte de Witte (Belgium), the filmmaker Mahamat-Saleh Haroun (Chad - France) and the mountaineer Samina Baig (Pakistan). The Official Announcement, took place at UNESCO Headquarters on 19 December 2022.