Interior Architecture Award for Commercial or Public Buildings

For interior space of a new or refurbished commercial buildings or public buildings (such as office, factory, retail outlet, supermarket, showroom, library, school, religious building, museum etc.). Nominees need to highlight how the project managed to fulfil the true potential of a space, maximise the benefit of environmental influences such as natural light, sound, ventilation and incorporate innovative materials and fabrics

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Submissions can be made by a local warranted Perit, a practising firm of Periti, a qualified professional interior designer or an interior designer with over 5 years working within the industry;
  • The projects must have been completed between January 2020 and by the end of December 2023.

Compulsory Entry Requirements

• An abstract of the project describing the design concept intention, also supported by a statement outlining the purpose for which the project is intended and why the project is being submitted as an entry for the particular selected category.
• Documentation on innovative materials used in the project, or their innovative application;
• What measures were taken to reduce the project’s overall environmental impact and how well were those measures carried out.
• Photos showing the before and after of the interior design project;
• Photos of the completed project.

Judging Criteria

  • Form: Through its materiality, spatial layout, colour and clever detailing, is the project clearly recognizable and relevant in its response to its site, audience and intent?
  • Function: Does the design positively contribute to making the project work well for the intended use, including for its client, users, and the public at large?
  • Impact: Does the design project provide a surprise element? Carry orginality and timelessness? Is it emotional engaging?
  • Environmental consideration: What active and passive means were used to assure more efficient use of energy and minimise negative impacts on the ecological environment?
  • Innovative: Does the project have originality of concept and thinking? Has the design enabled the project to take a fresh approach? Does it work to improve existing practices? Does it push material and conceptual boundaries?