World Architecture Festival 2012: in this movie from our series announcing the call for exhibitors at World Architecture Festival 2012 in Singapore, programme director Paul Finch discusses why an experimental office building with an inflatable facade was named World Building of the Year in 2011.

Designed by Spanish architects Cloud 9, the Media-ICT building stays cool during the warm summer months when gas fills the ETFE plastic cushions that cover its exterior. It narrowly beat a stone botanical research laboratory by Stanton Williams that was judged "just too perfect".

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