IIDA Announces the Winners of the 2015 Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards

IIDA.Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards-Dentsu Aegis Network in Shanghai by PDM International
Dentsu Aegis Network in Shanghai by PDM International

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA), in collaboration with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, is proud to announce the winners of the third annual Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards. The Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards recognize the highest level of design excellence in Interior Design/Architecture projects throughout the Asia Pacific region.

“We are honored to showcase the tremendous design talent represented in this region,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl Durst, Hon. FIIDA, LEED AP. “The winners of this year’s Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards exemplified a return to design simplicity in form, function, materials, and natural light and emphasized the role of local inspiration in sophisticated, globally-relevant design.”

Judges on the panel for the Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards included Annie Chu, IIDA, AIA (Founder and Principal, Chu + Gooding Architects), Primo Orpilla, IIDA (Co­-Founder and Principal, Studio O+A), and Joey N. Shimoda, FIIDA, FAIA (Chief Creative Officer, Shimoda Design Group).

“This year’s submissions were very impressive with well-executed projects in all categories. The level of work was outstanding, making our job as judges very difficult,” said Orpilla. The judges also noted, “The strongest projects in this year’s competition transcended pragmatic problem-solving and elevated the standard of design excellence in the region.”

The 2015 category winners are as follows:

Corporate Space Large
Project: Dentsu Aegis Network, Shanghai, China
Firm: PDM International, Hong Kong

Project: Shenzhen Matrix Office, Shenzhen, China
Firm: Shenzhen Matrix Interior Design Co., Ltd, Shenzhen, China

Corporate Space Small
Project: BBDO Indonesia Office, Jakarta, Indonesia
Firm: Delution Architect, Jakarta, Indonesia

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

Project: Exploded, Wuhan, China
Firm: One Plus Partnership Limited, Hong Kong

Project: Stop Motion, Wuhan, China
Firm: One Plus Partnership Limited, Hong Kong

Project: Care Implant Dentistry, Sydney, Australia
Firm: Pedra Silva Architects, Lisbon, Portugal

Project: Yu Geng Shan – Private Cellar, Wuhu, China
Firm: Godolphin, Shanghai, China

Project: W Guangzhou FEI, Guangzhou, China
Firm: A.N.D. (NOMURA Co., Ltd.), Toyko, Japan

Project: TUVE, Hong Kong
Firm: Design Systems Ltd, Hong Kong

Project: Millennium Mitsui Garden Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
Firm: CL3 Architects Ltd., Hong Kong

Residences Multi-family
Project: Residence of Tzeng, Hsinchu City, Taiwan
Firm: X – LINE, Taipei, Taiwan

Residences Single Family
Project: Place with Humanities, Taichung City, Taiwan
Firm: Sun-Life Interior Design, Taichung City, Taiwan

Project: Gia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Firm: Hecker Guthrie, Cremorne, Australia

Project: Silver Room, Hong Kong
Firm: Design Systems Ltd, Hong Kong

Project: DiEGO Store, Tokyo, Japan
Firm: Daisuke Yamamoto / de:sign, Tokyo, Japan

Showrooms/Exhibition Spaces/Sales Centers
Project: One Shenzhen Bay, Shenzhen, China
Firm: Yabu Pushelberg, New York, USA

Project: Summit Era, Ningbo, China
Firm: Beige Design Limited, Hong Kong

Project: Rainbow Fraction – Swimming Complex of Vanke Center, Shenzhen, China
Firm: Studio OFF, Hong Kong

Winning projects will be celebrated at an awards ceremony held at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, where the Best of Competition winner will be announced. Images of the winning projects are available on the IIDA website – http://www.iida.org/content.cfm/2015-image-gallery_1 – and will be featured in the December issue of Contract magazine, the competition’s publishing partner.

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