IIDA Announces Winners of the 10th Annual Latin America Design Awards

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is honored to announce the winners of the 2023 IIDA Latin America Design Awards (LADA), a competition that recognizes, honors, and celebrates outstanding interior design and interior architecture projects representing the highest level of creativity, originality, and design excellence in the Latin America and Caribbean regions.

‚ÄúThe Latin America region contains a wealth of designers and visionaries that weave form, function, culture, and materials together that fuel and impress the global design community,‚ÄĚ said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO, Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA. ‚ÄúIIDA wants to recognize and celebrate these forward-thinking winners as part of our larger mission to connect designers around the world and amplify their creativity and craft.‚ÄĚ

Entries were juried by a panel of design professionals, including Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL) Vice President, Project & Development Services, Ronnie Belizaire, FIIDA; Collins Cooper Carusi Partner, Fiona Grandowski, IIDA, AIA; and Hickok Cole Associate Principal and Director of Interiors, Mike Johnson II, IIDA, AIA, NOMA.

‚ÄúEach of the winning projects speaks to its location and purpose,‚Ä̬†said¬†Johnson¬†on behalf of the jury. ‚ÄúThe resulting creations are inspiring, expressive, and perfectly of place.‚ÄĚ

The winners of the 2023 IIDA Latin America Design Awards are:

Corporate Space¬†‚ÄstLarge (1,000 square meters and above)

Firm: Interior1 by aRE + Solpro Construcciones, Bogotá, Colombia
Project: Confidential Client Office Space, Bogotá, Colombia

Firm: Gensler, San José, Costa Rica
Project: BAC Credomatic Headquarters Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

BAC Credomatic Headquarters Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras РGensler РPhoto credit Andrés García Lachner
Confidential Client Office Space, Bogotá, Colombia РInterior1 by aRE + Solpro Construcciones РPhoto credit Jairo Llano РLlano Fotografía

Corporate Space¬†‚ÄstSmall (under 1,000 square meters)

Firm: Perkins&Will, San Pedro Garza García, Mexico
Project: The Monterrey Studio, San Pedro Garza García, Mexico

Firm: Athié Wohnrath and Escritório Metropolitano de Arquitetura, São Paolo
Project: Galeria Agency, São Paolo

Galeria Agency, São Paolo РAthié Wohnrath and Escritório Metropolitano de Arquitetura РPhoto credit Photography by Douglas Costanzo
The Monterrey Studio, San Pedro Garza García, Mexico РPerkins&Will РPhoto credit The Raws

Higher Education

Firm: Perkins&Will, San Pedro Garza García, Mexico
Project: Tecnológico de Monterrey Querétaro Campus Residence Hall, Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Tecnológico de Monterrey Querétaro Campus Residence Hall, Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico РPerkins&Will РPhoto credit Ariadna Polo

Residences¬†‚ÄstLarge (150 square meters and above)

Firm: Studio Saxe, San José, Costa Rica
Project: Raintree House, Nosara, Costa Rica

Residences ‚Äď Small (under 150 square meters)

Firm: PJCArchitecture, New York City
Project: Napoles House, Quito, Napoles, Ecuador

Raintree House, Nosara, Costa Rica РStudio Saxe РPhoto credit Kirsten Ellis
Napoles House, Quito, Napoles, Ecuador РPJCArchitecture РPhoto credit Juank Paredes

Restaurants, Lounges, & Bars

Firm: Sordo Madaleno, Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Project: Ling Ling, Ciudad de México, Mexico

Ling Ling, Ciudad de México, Mexico РSordo Madaleno

The LADA Best of Competition winner will be revealed and celebrated digitally with IIDA’s more than 400,000 social media followers and bi-monthly subscriber competition newsletter, Designed for Excellence, on August 8. Winning projects can be viewed here. To receive more information about this or other IIDA design competitions or if you have any questions, please contact competitions@IIDA.org.

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