In 2014, Vincent Callebaut is awarded for the project Tao-Zhu Garden with the "International Architecture Award 2014" in New York organized by the Chicago Athenaeum and by the European Centre Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. In Singapore, for the same project in Taiwan, he is the winner of the "Highly Commented Award 2014" during the World Architecture Festival in the Future Residential Buildings category. By Greenroofs.com in Georgia, Vincent Callebaut, taking a Leadership Role in Green Design, is selected in the Top 10 List of Hot Trends in Greenroof and Greenwall Design. The Liaoning Science & Technology Publishing House Ltd edits his fifth architectural monograph titled "Fertile Cities, New Ecoresponsible Lifestyles inspired by Biomimicry". Since the beginning of the year, the company develops big ecological projects in Cairo, Egypt, and in New Delhi, India with local developers.
In 2013, establishing his sterling reputation as practitioners of sustainable architecture, Vincent Callebaut is selected to be in the list of the Top 50 Sustainable Architecture Award Members of the Green Planet Architects. In Frankfurt, he is nominee for the "Design German Awards 2014" for his project in Shenzhen "Asian Cairns, Sustainable Farmscrapers". For the documentary presented by Arte Television called "Future by Starck", he is selected to illustrate the future of our ecological cities. Vincent Callebaut, lead architect, participates to lectures in Bucharest, Bratislava, Moscow, Singapore, Paris, etc. in order to exhibit all his prospective and very positive visions for our eco-lifestyles inspired by biomimicry. His company is invited on several international competitions in all the emergent countries. The publishing house "Hachette" devotes to Vincent Callebaut a monograph in the Masters of Architecture Series.
In 2012, Vincent Callebaut presents his work at The International Art Fair of Abu Dhabi and he is invited to design, by the Abu Dhabi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, some green projects as a New Presidential Rest Houses Complex in Morocco and a New Panoramic Majlis in United Arab Emirates. In New York, he is nominee for the "World Technology Awards" in the Environment Category.
In 2011, Time Magazine has referred to his work as the best eco-utopian architect: "Imagining fantastical projects that address the world's environmental and social ills."
In 2010, Vincent Callebaut Architectures is awarded by BES Engineering Corporation as the first prize winner for the design and the construction of an ecological residential tower at the bottom of the Tower 101 in the heart of Taipei, Taiwan. This ecological tower called "Agora Garden" is under construction and will be delivered in 2016.
In 2009, the main sustainable projects of Vincent Callebaut are exhibited at the World Expo at Shanghai in 7 pavilions to illustrate the future of Ecopolises of tomorrow. In New York City, he creates the first emblematic eco-concept of Urban Farming called "Dragonfly, a metabolic farm for urban agriculture".
In 2008, he publishes his second monograph "Archibiotic" in English & Chinese with the support of the United Asia Art & Design Cooperation at Beijing. He is confirmed as one of the most important leader in green architecture and low carbon emission living. From New York to Hong Kong crossing Brussels and Paris, Vincent Callebaut proposes with determination and conviction prospective and ecological projects by insufflating locally dialogs and meetings that try to raise our questionings on the society in which we live as citizen of a global world! Since, in the framework of his architectural firm and great collaborations (Jakob+MacFarlane, Claude Vasconi, Jacques Rougerie), he militates continuously for the sustainable development of the new Ecopolises via transdisciplinary strategies for an investigation architecture mixing biology to information and communication technologies. For the Principality of Monaco, Vincent Callebaut designs his self-sufficient manifest project called "Lilypad, a floating Ecopolis for Climate Refugees".
In 2005, he was the finalist of the "RE-New Architecture Pleasures" awarding the 12 best figures of the Architecture in the French Community of Belgium. During the same year, the Edition Company Damdi of Seoul dedicated to him at the age of 28 its first architecture monograph detailing the story of his awarded and exhibited projects during worldwide spontaneous proposals and international competitions.
In 2001, he won the Grand Architecture Prize Napoléon Godecharle of the Fine Arts Academy in Brussels awarding the best hope of the Belgian architecture with its ecological project ´ Elasticity, an aquatic city of 50 000 inhabitants entirely autonomousª. The jury appreciated at the same time ´ his dynamism, his expression force and the coherence of his concept ª and recognised ´ a personality endowed with a remarkable aptitude giving well-founded expectations of great success and able thus to contribute to the fact that reputation of Belgium becomes a truth ª.
In 2000, Vincent Callebaut, is graduated with the Great Architecture Prize René Serrure awarding the best diploma project at the Institute Victor Horta in Brussels for its Parisian project ´Metamuseum of Arts and Civilisationsª Quay Branly. Then, thanks to the bursary Leonardo da Vinci attributed by the European Community, he decided to live in Paris to extend its critical thinking and its spatial inventiveness during two years of internship in agencies that fascinate him (Odile Decq Benoit Cornette Architectes Urbanistes, Massimiliano Fuksas).
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In 2015, Vincent Callebaut publishes his sixth monograph "Paris 2050" (Ed. Michel Lafon) in which he explains his sustainable visions for the City of Light and Love. Following the Climate Energy Plan of Paris - aiming to reduce 75% of the greenhouse gas emissions within 2050 - this « PARIS SMART CITY 2050 » is a research and development project. Vincent Callebaut works on the integration of plus-energy skyscrapers producing by solidarity most energy than they consume for the historical...