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INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Singapore Architecture News - Aug 14, 2023 - 13:29   1798 views

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Inside World Festival of Interiors (INSIDE) has announced projects for its 2023 shortlist, celebrating the finest examples of global interior design from around the world.

This announcement comes ahead of its 2023 live event, which will be held in Singapore, at Marina Bay Sands, from 29 November - 1 December.

Inside is the sister festival of the World Architecture Festival (WAF), the world’s biggest live architectural awards programme, and all Inside and WAF finalists will present their projects to a panel of judges live at the international festival in Singapore.

World Architecture Community is official media partner of WAF and INSIDE 2023 and we will be bringing you the latest news about the festivals' speaker line-up and sessions. 

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INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Biz Istanbul - AKM Terrace Restaurant by Tabanlioglu Architects. Image © Fevzi Ondu

The 2023 Inside shortlist represents over 70 interior projects from across the globe, in cities including: New York, Sydney, Shanghai, Tokyo, Bangkok, Mumbai, Istanbul, Kyiv, Helsinki, Madrid, and London. 

Neri & Hu, Atelier Tao+C, Woods Bagot, and Rapt Studio are among design firms featured in this year’s shortlist, and many emerging design firms will also be on stage, live pitching against the big names.

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Bananain Concept Store Hangzhou by Some Thoughts Spatial Design and Research Office. Image © Shao Feng

"This year’s entries are well up to standard, showing a zest for life and colour which reminds us of the important contribution design makes to the everyday world," said Paul Finch, Inside programme director.

Inside's shortlist celebrates the best new completed interiors across eleven categories, ranging from Residential, Hotels and Bars & Restaurants to Workplace, Public Buildings and Meanwhile Use, each giving a window into the most cutting-edge interior design innovations, concepts, processes, and trends from around the world. 

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Boatyard Hotel by WJ STUDIO. Image © Zhang Xi

The judging panel for this year’s Inside awards consists of international industry experts, including Linzi Cassels of Perkins + Will, Vincent de Graaf of AIM Architecture, Simone de Gale of Simone de Gale Architects, Friedrich Ludewig of ACME, and Ingrid van der Heijden of Civic Architects.

The Inside 2023 shortlist follows the announcement of the WAF shortlist, celebrating the best new global completed buildings, landscapes and future architecture concepts across 33 categories.

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

FUEGO by VAIR Design. Image © Depth of Field Co.,Ltd

For the 16th edition, Inside and WAF return to world-class venue Marina Bay Sands, after the global community of designers and architects last met in Singapore, in 2015. 

In addition to the unique live-judged awards programme and crit presentations, this year’s event programme will include charettes and keynote talks from an international panel of speakers.

On the final day of the festival, category winners from across all eleven Inside awards will go head-to-head for the accolade of 2023 Interior of the Year. On the same day the WAF finalists will compete against each other for Landscape of the Year, Future Project of the Year and ultimately World Building of the Year.

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Office Space Reconstruction of KingJee Winsun by ADINJU Muhhe Studio. Image © Hou Bowen

Amongst the interiors projects to be shortlisted this year are the InterContinental Hotel Sydney, in the heart of the Central Business District, by Woods Bagot, New Version of Haidilao by Vermilion Zhou Design Group, a revamp of the popular international hot pot restaurant chain, and Entertainment Company Headquarters, by Rapt Studio, an interior workplace concept designed to channel the energy of live events into a Los Angeles HQ.

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

InterContinental Hotel Sydney by Woods Bagot. Image © Trevor Mein

Shortlisted Public Buildings include Zikawei Library, Shanghai, by Wutopia Lab, the transformation of a bookshop by David Chipperfield Architects into an emerging cultural landmark for the city, and the V&A Photography Centre, London, by Gibson Thornley Architects, a new gallery space within this world-leading museum which features a multimedia room for large-scale, immersive projections, and a walk-in camera obscura.

This is the second time that the Inside Festival of Interiors has been hosted in Singapore, following previous editions in Lisbon, Amsterdam, Barcelona, and Berlin. 

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

MEXTRA Lab Base by IDMatrix. Image © Shi Xiang Wan He

Inside World Festival of Interiors and its co-located event, WAF, will welcome the world’s leading designers and architects for three days of talks programmes, awards, exhibitions, and fringe events, showcasing leading international practices and design firms, the best new projects, and most pressing live debates.

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

V&A Photography Centre by Gibson Thornley Architects. Image © Thomas Adank

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

New version of Haidilao by Vermilion Zhou Design Group. Image © Jian Quan Wu

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Le Corbusier - A Travelling Exhibition by RT+Q Architects Pte Ltd.

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Swatantra Residence by Spaces Architects@ka. Image © Bharat Aggarwal

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Ziinlife Beijing Store by atelier tao+c. Image © Wen Studio

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Interstellar by BK Studio. Image © Ernest Theofilus

INSIDE reveals shortlist celebrating finest examples of interior design from around the world

Forssa Multipurpose Centre Akvarelli by Olla Architecture. Image © Martin Sommerschield - Kuvio Kuvio Photo

See the full shortlisted projects on Inside's website

Top image in the article: Light Weave by PRODUCE and SUPERSTRUCTURE. Image © Lim Yu Heng.

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