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2020 Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards
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Honoring outstanding creativity and design in interior design and interior architecture projects based in Asian Pacific countries across 15 categories.
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 maximum)
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
  • No composite images allowed - 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 Space - Large (1,000 square meters and above)

Corporate Space - Small (under 1,000 square meters)
Education (elementary/secondary educational facilities, colleges/universities)
Entertainment (casinos, performing arts centers, sports arenas, theatres)
Healthcare (hospitals, outpatient clinics, medical facilities)
Hotels
Institutional (cultural, government/municipal spaces, libraries, religious spaces)
Public Spaces & Commercial Lobbies
Residences - Large (95 square meters and above)
Residences - Small (under 95 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 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

2019 winners will be honored at and a winners reception on January 18, 2020, at Le Brand Store BMW George V in Paris. Winners will be featured on IIDA.org, published in the December issue of Contract, and featured in the official Winners Brochure. Winners will also receive official digital assets, including competition winner logos for self-promotion, coverage, and mention on IIDA’s social media accounts, and in an official press release distributed to leading industry outlets and media partners.

For questions or more information, contact Clare Socker at csocker@iida.org

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