Prix Versailles North America 2019 to Beverly Center, LA 04 June 2019 The Continental Committee and the Secretariat have deliberated and decided to award the Prix Versailles North America 2019 (Shopping Malls category) to Beverly Center (Los Angeles, CA, United States). As a continental winner, the project is automatically nominated to compete for the World Title (Prix Versailles World 2019, Shopping Malls category). The Secretariat has published the continental winners in the historical Prix Versailles categories (Shops & Stores, Shopping Malls, Hotels and Restaurants), rewarded for their extraordinary architecture and design. 71 winners were named in the six Prix regions: Africa and West Asia – Central America, the South and the Caribbean – North America – Central Asia and the Northeast – South Asia and the Pacific – Europe. After a far-reaching call for submissions and a systematic press review, they are now invited to compete for the 12 World Titles (Prix Versailles, Interior and Exterior), with the winners unveiled at the World Finale being held at UNESCO on 12 September 2019. The continental selections announced today for the categories of Shops & Stores, Shopping Malls, Hotels and Restaurants are in addition to the world selections for the categories of Campuses, Passenger Stations and Sports, released on 14 May of this year. “Inspiration, Progress and Inclusion”: the Prix Versailles continues to pursue its mission of making architecture and design into tools for sustainable development with its various components: ecology (green economy) and society and culture (purple economy). Read more on Prix Versailles.