7th Annual IIDA Global Excellence Award Winners Announced

Corporate Space Large winner – ZEO Alliance Office in Kiev, Ukraine by SOEsthetic Group

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA), in collaboration with Designworks, a BMW Group Company, is pleased to announce the winners of the 7th annual IIDA Global Excellence Awards. This annual worldwide design competition honors and celebrates outstanding originality and excellence in the creation of international interior design and interior architecture projects.

“One of the most rewarding aspects of the Global Excellence Awards is seeing how global design trends are executed in a way that reflects local traditions,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP. “The international nature of the competition inspires as the impact of interior design continues to grow in communities around the world.”

Projects for the Global Excellence Awards were reviewed by Johannes Lampela, Director of Design, Designworks LA, BMW Group Company; Mary Jo Miller, Ind. IIDA, VP of Design and Development, HBF Textiles; Brett Shwery, IIDA, AAIA, CID, LEED AP BD+C, SVP, Corporate Workplace, AECOM; and Anabella Smith, Principal and Director of Interior Design, Zyscovich Architects.

“We were thrilled to view so many projects that exemplified cutting-edge, globally relevant, and locally inspired international interior design,” said Shwery on behalf of the judges. “We were also pleased to see a range countries represented in the competition, showcasing the ever-increasing importance of design in markets across the globe.”

The 2016 Global Excellence Awards winners are as follows:

CORPORATE SPACE LARGE

Project: ZEO Alliance Office, Kiev, Ukraine
Firm: SOEsthetic Group, Kiev, Ukraine

Project: Shenzhen icarbonX, Shenzhen, China
Firm: Hong Kong Century Design Co., Ltd, Shenzhen, China

CORPORATE SPACE SMALL

Project: SOEsthetic Group & MAKET HUB, Kiev, Ukraine
Firm: SOEsthetic Group, Kiev, Ukraine

Project: Office Design for Blue Moon Films, Beijing, China
Firm: Cun-Design, Beijing, China

EDUCATION

Project: AMANENOMORI NURSERY SCHOOL, Funabashi, Japan
Firm: AISAKA ARCHITECTS’ ATELIER, Tokyo, Japan

Project: Play Plus, Shenzhen, China
Firm: Panorama International Ltd. Hong Kong, Hong Kong

ENTERTAINMENT

Project: Hyundai Capital Convention Hall, Seoul, South Korea
Firm: Gensler, Los Angeles, USA

HEALTHCARE

Project: Güven Hospital Executive Guestroom Floors, Ankara, Turkey
Firm: SO Design, Ankara, Turkey

HOTELS

Project: ZABORIN, Kutchan, Japan
Firm: nA Nakayama Architects co., Ltd., Sapporo, Japan

Project: The Lofty House, Shenzhen, China
Firm: D&H Design International Co. Ltd, Shenzhen, China

INSTITUTIONAL

Project: Al-Islah Mosque, Singapore, Singapore
Firm: formwerkz architects, Singapore, Singapore

HOSPITALITY

Project: International Wine & Spirits Museum, Shanghai, China
Firm: SHANGHAI GODOLPHIN, SHANGHAI, China

RESIDENCES MULTIFAMILY

Project: TT Apartment, Singapore, Singapore
Firm: 0932 Design Consultants, Singapore, Singapore

Project: Loft Panzerhalle, Salzburg, Austria
Firm: smartvoll, Vienna, Austria

RESIDENCES SINGLE FAMILY

Project: Returning Hut, Xiamen, China
Firm: FM. X Interior Design, Xiamen, China

RESTAURANTS

Project: Fucina Restaurant, London, UK
Firm: Andy Martin Architecture, London, UK

Project: Masseria, Toronto, Canada
Firm: Burdifilek, Toronto, Canada

RETAIL

Project: Mackage Flagship, Toronto, Canada
Firm: Burdifilek, Toronto, Canada 

Project: Hopson Grace, Toronto, Canada
Firm Burdifilek, Toronto, Canada

SHOWROOMS/SALES CENTERS/EXHIBITION SPACES

Project: PINKAH | Showroom, Guangzhou, China
Firm: Daosheng Design Co., Ltd, Guangzhou, China

Project: Guangzhou Huarun Tianhe Sales Center, Guangzhou, China
Firm: matrix design, Shenzhen, China

SPAS/FITNESS CENTERS

Project: TIMES OCEAN CLUB HOUSE, Guangzhou, China
Firm: KLID (KRIS LIN INTERNATIONAL DESIGN), Shanghai, China

All winning projects are featured on the IIDA website. Winners will be celebrated on Jan. 20, 2017 at an awards ceremony at Maison&Objet Paris where the Best of Competition winner will be announced and receive a special presentation award. For questions and more information, please contact Liz Moran, IIDA Design Competitions Director, at lmoran@iida.org.

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