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2021 Global Excellence Awards
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Winners Announced winner
Honoring excellence in originality and creativity in international interior design and interior architecture projects across 15 categories.
Project Title
ABN Group HQ
Photos by: Dion Robeson
Perth, Australia
Location
Woods Bagot
Firm
Corporate Space Large
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
ZOZO, Inc., Head Office Building
Photos by: Koji Fujii/TOREAL
Chiba City, Japan
Location
Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP and Takenaka Corporation
Firm
Corporate Space Large
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation, Humber College
Photos by Scott Norsworthy
Etobicoke, Canada
Location
Perkins&Will
Firm
Education
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
SFC Shangying Cinema Luxe
Photos by Jonathan Leijonhufvud Architectural Photography
Suzhou, China
Location
Pulse On Partnership Limited
Firm
Entertainment
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Bona International Cinema at Beijing Paradise Walk Mall
Photos by Jonathan Leijonhufvud Architectural Photography
Beijing
Location
Pulse On Partnership Limited
Firm
Entertainment
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Grand Wuji Hotel
Photos by QIUXIN, SHENGLIANG SU
Nanjing, China
Location
Cheng Chung Design (HK) Ltd.
Firm
Hotels
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Crown Land
Photos by Shi Xiang Wan He
Chengdu, China
Location
Matrix Design
Firm
Institutional
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Time River Experience Center
Photos by QIWEN
Beijing
Location
CLV.DESIGN
Firm
Institutional
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Neverland
Photos by Shi Xiang Wan He &Yunnan Vanke
Yuxi, China
Location
IDMatrix
Firm
Public Spaces & Commercial Lobbies
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Samna
Photos by Andrey Bezuglov
Kyiv, Ukraine
Location
YOD Group
Firm
Restaurants, Lounges, & Bars
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
DOT Coffee Station #1
Photos by Andrey Bezuglov
Kyiv, Ukraine
Location
YOD Group
Firm
Retail
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Park Light
Photos by KLID (Kris Lin International Design)
Chongqing, China
Location
KLID (Kris Lin International Design)
Firm
Sales Centers & Show Flats
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Sculptform Studio Showroom
Photos by Peter Bennetts
Melbourne, Australia
Location
Woods Bagot
Firm
Showrooms & Exhibition Spaces
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Hello Body
Photos by Chuan He
Jiangsu, China
Location
Studio JS.D
Firm
Spas, Fitness Centers, & Gymnasiums
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Stream Office
Photos by KLID (Kris Lin International Design)
Zhuhai, China
Location
KLID (Kris Lin International Design)
Firm
Corporate Space Small
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Wan Fat Jinyi Cinema
Photos by Jonathan Leijonhufvud Architectural Photography
Shenzhen, China
Location
One Plus Partnership Limited
Firm
Entertainment
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Luoyang Zhengda Opera House
Photos by Jonathan Leijonhufvud Architectural Photography
Luoyang, China
Location
One Plus Partnership Limited
Firm
Entertainment
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Hilton Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center
Photos by Xiao En
Shenzhen, China
Location
Yang Bangsheng & Associates Group
Firm
Hotels
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Chongqing Such Mansion
Photos by Liu Xinghao-INSPACE
Chongqing, China
Location
Yang Bangsheng & Associates Group
Firm
Hotels
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
White Mountain Club House
Photos by KLID (Kris Lin International Design)
Nanjing, China
Location
KLID (Kris Lin International Design
Firm
Public Spaces & Commercial Lobbies
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
The Peacock Cellar
Photos by Dirk Weiblen Photography and Wen Studio
Shanghai
Location
August Green
Firm
Restaurants, Lounges, & Bars
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Laopu Roast Duck Restaurant
Photos by Xiaoming Zhang
Xi’an, China
Location
Hai Chen Design Studio
Firm
Restaurants, Lounges, & Bars
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Dong Fureng House Museum
Photos by Simon Wu & Yonggang Zhong
Ningbo, China
Location
WIT Design & Research
Firm
Showrooms & Exhibition Spaces
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
1987. Lan ProSpa
Photos by WYAP
Ningbo, China
Location
Jacky W. Design (JWD)
Firm
Spas, Fitness Centers, & Gymnasiums
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Competition Guidelines
Guidelines
Submission Requirements

All submissions must be completed electronically. No hard copy submissions will be accepted. To enter a project into this competition, you will need to prepare and submit the following:

Written Component

Your firm's contact information including name, address, phone number, and email

Your design project's information including name and location
Project description, a brief project summary (50-word maximum)
Challenge statement, a description of your design challenge (250-word maximum)
Solution statement, a description of specific solutions to project challenges (250-word

Images

Please submit color images of your completed project, in JPG or JPEG format with a maximum file size of 1MB. You may submit captions to your images, not to exceed 50 words. Take note of the following additional guidelines:

Submit 7-10 color images total - of these images only one (1) exterior image is permitted, and a maximum of three (3) floorplans

Composite images are not recommended - only one photograph per image upload
Use numbers to name your image files, in order of uploads (01, 02, 03, etc). Please use the following format for floor plans: "floorplan1, floorplan2, floorplan3"
Do not reference or include your design/architectural firm name/logo in the images.
Images may be edited to improve contrast ratio, color balance, and composition through cropping only.
Images may not be edited to add, remove, or alter any aspect or element of the project including its context. Images should represent the project as it exists in the built environment.
Conceptual renderings will not be accepted

Categories

Projects must be submitted in one of the categories below. Categories may be renamed, consolidated, or eliminated (and projects reclassified) at the discretion of IIDA and/or the jurors.

Corporate Spaces - Large (1,000 square meters and above)

Corporate Spaces - Small (under 1,000 square meters)
Education (elementary/secondary educational facilities, colleges/universities)
Entertainment (casinos, performing arts centers, sports arenas, theaters)
Healthcare (hospitals, outpatient clinics, medical facilities)
Hotels
Institutional (cultural, government/municipal spaces, libraries, religious spaces)
Public Spaces and Commercial Lobbies
Residences - Large (125 square meters and above)
Residences - Small (under 125 square meters)
Restaurants, Lounges, and Bars
Retail (stores, boutiques)
Sales Centers and Show Flats
Showrooms and Exhibition Spaces
Spas, Fitness Centers, and Gymnasiums

Judging

The winning design projects will be selected by a jury of design professionals. Submissions are judged on excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, and function as well as the suitability of the design solution to the project challenge and the successful integration of the elements of design. The jury reserves the right not to select a winner from the entries submitted. A maximum of two (2) winners in each category will be selected. It is at the jurors' discretion to not select a winner in each category. A "Best of Competition" winner will be selected from the category winners.

Prize

Winners will be honored at a virtual awards ceremony, featured on IIDA.org, and published in the official Winners Brochure. Winners will also receive official digital assets, including competition winner logos for self-promotion, mention on IIDA’s social media accounts and coverage in an official press release distributed to leading industry outlets and media partners.

For questions or more information, contact Veronica Whitaker at vwhitaker@iida.org.

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