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Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Poland Architecture News - Mar 30, 2022 - 14:46   881 views

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition  

Design Educates Awards has announced winners for its 2022 edition, the awards annually recognize the best projects that respond to complex social and environmental contexts and carry educational value.

The winners were selected in four categories: Architectural Design, Product Design, Universal Design, and Responsive Design. 

The award-winning solutions include a variety of projects, from innovative installations solving the problem of water shortages in desert areas to bridges and artisan workshops combining tradition with modern designs. 

LUO studio's Timber Bridge in Gulao Water Town was announced as the winner in Architectural Design category for 2022, which is crowned with "Winner of The Year". 

The Emerging Designer Award for the best student project went to Henry Glogau Studio for its "Solar Desalination Skylight", while the Solarlux Choice Award went to Rosan Bosch Studio for their "GO! Campus Zotteg".

The Design Educates Awards is organized by Laka Foundation, a nonprofit and nongovernmental organization. The inspiration for the awards theme comes from the research called Educating Buildings (Bildende Bauten) by Dr. Peter Kuczia. 

The DEAwards 2022 received 400 applicants from 30 countries and announced 43 winners. The Jury composed of 15 international experts, including Prof. Toyo Itō, Jette Cathrin Hopp, MVRDV founder Winy Maas, Jakob Lange, and more.

World Architecture Community is official media partner for the 2022 Design Educates Awards.

Read on to see the winners for the 2022 Design Educates Awards:


Architectural Design

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © Jin Weiqi

Winner of the year in Architectural Design: Timber Bridge in Gulao Water Town by LUO studio

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © Hiroyuki Oki

Gold Prize in Architectural Design - Terra Cotta studio by Tropical Space

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Images © Wu Ting

Silver Prize in Architectural Design - Wiki World Natural Camp by Wiki World 

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © Insitu Project

Bronze Prize in Architectural Design - House of Dreams by Insitu Project 


Product Design

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image courtesy of Henry Glogau Studio

Winner of the year in Product Design - Deployable Emergency Shelter by Henry Glogau Studio

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © Pad Maker: Larry Turner

Gold Prize in Product Design - Looop by Cheuk Laam Wong, Central Saint Martins 

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image courtesy of Jana-Aimée Wiesenberger

Silver Prize in Product Design - SeeTang Collection by Jana-Aimée Wiesenberger

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © Albert Sommerlund

Bronze Prize in Product Design - Canairi by Canairi


Responsive Design

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image courtesy of Henry Glogau Studio

Winner of the year in Responsive Design - Solar Desalination Skylight by Henry Glogau Studio

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image courtesy of Henry Glogau Studio

Gold Prize in Responsive Design - Portable Solar Distiller by Henry Glogau Studio

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © ECOncrete Tech Ltd 

Silver Prize in Responsive Design - Coastalock by ECOncrete Tech Ltd 

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © Hyunjejoo_Baukunst

Bronze Prize in Responsive Design - 1,300 Recycling Pavilion by Hyunjejoo_Baukunst 


Universal Design

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © Urban Beta, Studio Naaro

Winner of the year in Universal Design - BetaPort - Circular Building Technology On-Demand by Urban Beta UG 

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © ECOncrete Tech Ltd 

Gold Prize in Universal Design - Coastalock by ECOncrete Tech Ltd 

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image courtesy of Pavels Liepins-Hedström

Silver Prize in Universal Design - The Inxect Suit by Pavels Liepins-Hedström

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © Julian Edelmann

Bronze Prize in Universal Design - Voxel Cloud by Julian Edelmann 


Emerging Designer

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image courtesy of Henry Glogau Studio

Emerging Designer Winner: Solar Desalination Skylight by Henry Glogau Studio


Solarlux choice

Design Educates Awards announces winners for its 2022 edition

Image © Kim Wendt

Solarlux choice Winner: GO! Campus Zottegem by Rosan Bosch Studio 

All winning projects can be seen on Design Educates Awards' website

If you are a designer or architect who shares the values above, head to the Design Educates Awards website to learn about competition entry dates and prizes and submit your entry. 

Design Educates Awards will soon open its 2023 edition for submissions.

Top image: Winner of the year in Architectural Design: Timber Bridge in Gulao Water Town by LUO studio. Image © Jin Weiqi.

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