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The 11th International Space Design Award – Idea-Tops awards the best 18 projects in Shenzhen

China Architecture News - Nov 18, 2021 - 13:32   470 views

The 11th International Space Design Award – Idea-Tops awards the best 18 projects in Shenzhen

The 11th International Space Design Award – Idea-Tops, an award which identifies outstanding talents in architecture and interior designs, found its best designs in 18 award categories during the Awarding Ceremony that took place on the 13th of October 2021 in Shenzhen, China, and was hosted by the Idea-Tops Organizing Committee, Council for the Promotion of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Cooperation and Shenzhen Association for Science and Technology.

Eleven overseas designers, along with seven Chinese designers, took home the 18 trophies the best design awards. The 18 awards cover architecture, interior design, lighting design and display art design. Eighty-eight design projects from 21 countries were shortlisted for the global nomination awards.

The 11th International Space Design Award – Idea-Tops awards the best 18 projects in Shenzhen

A total of 7,712 work pieces from 63 countries and regions have joined this year’s competition, according to Idea-Tops Organizing Committee. 

The Idea-Tops Organizing Committee stated that a number of world-class architectural firms and design institutes, including Heatherwick Studio, Gensler, Woods Bagot, 10 Design, Benoy, HOK, NBBJ, UNStudio, Perkins&Will, and SAOTA, have submitted their annual representative works to this year’s Idea-Tops too.

The 11th International Space Design Award – Idea-Tops awards the best 18 projects in Shenzhen

The top prizes in villa designs, green architecture and lighting environment categories went to Swiss architect Maria Crivelli, German architect Anna Heringer, and Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde, respectively. 

Other winners are Diminique Perrault Architecture, Baranowitz + Kronenberg, IDIN Architects, Daluz Gonzalez Architekten, Denton Corker Marshall Pty Ltd. etc. All the winners earned lavish praise from the jury for their outstanding projects.

The 11th International Space Design Award – Idea-Tops awards the best 18 projects in Shenzhen

Among all the entries of this year’s Idea-Tops Award, architectural design projects accounted for 14.04 percent, a significant increase from last year. Interior design entries were still the most, among which residential design projects took the lead with 28.29 percent.

The 11th International Space Design Award – Idea-Tops awards the best 18 projects in Shenzhen

In November, 2021, the Organizing Committee of the International Space Design Award Idea-Tops together with the Shenzhen Library opened an exhibition of the winning works of 11th Idea-Tops Award at the Shenzhen Library. 

The exposition presents the winning projects of this year and previous years and is welcoming visitors from November 1 through November 21. The access is free of charge for everyone, with due regard to health and epidemiologic safety requirements.

The 11th International Space Design Award – Idea-Tops awards the best 18 projects in Shenzhen

After 11 years of development, Idea-Tops has become the most influential and international design Award in China. 

Its low entry fees are designed to attract both big and small studios, and its judging criterias ensure that winning projects are not only beautiful and innovative, but also benefit users and the environment.

All images courtesy of Idea-Tops.

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