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Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Poland Architecture News - Apr 30, 2021 - 14:25   2239 views

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Winners have been announced for the Design Educates Awards 2021, recognizing, showcasing, and promoting globally the best ideas and implementations of architecture and design that can educate.

DEAwards reach beyond the regular architecture contest priorities, it searches for something that will have a lasting influence beyond the everpresent effects of design and architecture.

Each year, the esteemed panel of judges selects the outstanding ideas and implementations in the categories of architectural design, product design, universal design, and responsive design. The Jury of the edition 2021 has been joined by Prof. Alison Brooks, Prof. Farshid Moussavi, Prof. Jürgen Mayer H., Prof. Toyo Itō, David Basulto, Hani Rashid, Konstantin Grcic, Andrés Reisinger, Enrica Cavarzan, Dr. Peter Kuczia, Aidin Ardjomandi, Ir. Kristina Bacht, Issa Diabaté, Alain Gilles, Hella Jongerius, Hadi Teherani, Marco Zavagno.

In addition to the main prizes, the awards include "emerging designers" recognition (for the best student designs), and “Solarlux Choice” (the selection of the projects made by representatives of Solarlux - strategic partner of the awards).

World Architecture Community is official media partner for the 2021 Design Educates Awards.

Read on to see the winners for the 2021 Design Educates Awards:


Winner for the year 2021 in architectural design: “Zheshui Natural Library” by LUO studio

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Jin Weiqi

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Jin Weiqi

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Jin Weiqi

Gold Prize in architectural design | Kö-Bogen II, Düsseldorf – Europe’s  Biggest Green Facade  

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © ingenhoven architects / HGEsch

Silver Prize in architectural design | 5 Feet

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Ryuhei Ichikura

Bronze Prize in architectural design | Fo(u)r friends 

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © supertecture and Patrizia Children Foundation

Winner for the year 2021 in product design and Emerging designers 2021: “GoRolloe” by Kristen Tapping

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image by Kristen Tapping

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image by Kristen Tapping

Gold Prize in product design | Kikomo. The digital time by Kerim Nail Karakurt 

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Kerim Nail Karakurt

Silver Prize in product design | Amplify by Alice Turner

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Alice Turner

Bronze Prize in product design | With love.. Plastikoff by Elvira Lepikhina

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Elvira Lepikhina

Golden Prize of the year 2021 in universal design |Braille meets emoticons - a visual language for visually impaired by Walda Verbaenen

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Walda Verbaenen

Silver Prize in universal design | Coral Carbonate: Architecture Beyond the Built Environment by Alex Schofield

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Alex Schofield

Bronze Prize in universal design | Towards a Caffeinated Architecture by Alex Schofield

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Alex Schofield

Golden Prize for the year 2021 in responsive design | Villa Ypsilon by LASSA Architects

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © NAARO

Silver Prize in responsive design | Constellations by Nataly Gattegno

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Nataly Gattegno

Bronze Prize in responsive design | The Apothecarts by Emilie Taylor Welty (professor), Nick Jenisch (project manager), Elizabeth Bateman, Jeremy Baudy, Anna Deeg, Claire Divito, Rebecca Dunn, Adrian Evans, Danelle Martin, Danielle Scheeringa, Bhumika Shirole, Zach Speroni, James Rennert, Dana Ridenour

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image courtesy of the artists

Solarlux Choice 2021 | Public Library, Dornbirn by Dietrich | Untertrifaller with Christian Schmoelz 

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Aldo Amoretti

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Aldo Amoretti

Solarlux Choice 2021 | Prisma – Schorndorf Station by Till Schneider

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Jörg Hempel

Winners announced for Design Educates Awards 2021

Image © Jörg Hempel

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

The host of the ‘Design Educates Awards is Laka Foundation (a nonprofit and nongovernmental organization). 

The theme of the awards has been inspired by the research called Educating Buildings (Bildende Bauten) by Dr. Peter Kuczia. 

Top image: Winner for the year 2021 in architectural design: “Zheshui Natural Library” by LUO studio. Image © Jin Weiqi

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