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The Dezeen Awards Shortlist returns for its second edition

Dezeen announces the shortlist for the Dezeen Awards 2019 celebrating international architecture, interiors, design and studios to showcase the best of the best within the architecture and design industry.

  • Ayla Golf Academy and Clubhouse by Oppenheim Architecture

  • ºC Do-C by Schemata Architects

  • Viettel Academy by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

  • Euphoria Spa by decaARCHITECTURE

  • Mantab Workplace by SLAB/10

  • 5 Oculi House by O'Neill Rose Architects

  • Entre Pino by Taller Hector Barroso

  • Magma by EWE Studio

  • Atelier by Gensler

This September, Dezeen announced the shortlisted architecture, interior and design projects for the Dezeen Awards 2019.

Coming back for its second year, the Dezeen Awards honours the world’s best architecture, interior and design projects, and recognises the studios and brilliant minds of the architects and designers behind them. It is the pivotal benchmark for international design excellence and artistry.

Dezeen celebrates purposeful, authentic design and creative innovation within the evolving nature of the industry. For 13 years, it has grown to be an influential architecture and design publication that offers a thoughtfully curated selection of the most remarkable and inspiring design news on a global stage.

This year, the shortlist is filled with trailblazing and prize-worthy projects across all four categories of Interiors, Architecture, Design and Studios. The Dezeen Awards 2019 will be judged by an international panel formed of 75 of the world’s leading figures spanning across the architecture and design sector.


Humble Pizza Cafe, United Kingdom by Child Studio. Photography by Alexey Kostikov and Chieh Huang.

House Interior

The Ahm House by Copping Dockray
Tiny Holiday Home by i29 interior architects
Living Lab by J.C. Architecture
Oculi House by O’Neill Rose Architects
Beacs by Studio AC

Apartment Interior

Casa Burés by Estudio vilablanch – TDB Arquitectura
The Biscuit Factory by SUPRBLK
Sunny Apartment by Very Studio
Michigan Loft by Vladimir Radutny Architects
Vallirana 47 by Vora

Restaurant and Bar Interior

Humble Pizza Café by Child Studio
Radhaus by envelope A+D
Dandelion Chocolate Kyoto by Fumihiko Sano Studio
Cardboard Bombay by Nudes
Bar Lotus by Office AIO
Under – Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant by Snøhetta

Hotel and Short Stay Interior

Jungle Keva by Jaque Studio
°C (Do-C) Gotanda by Jo Nagasaka/Schemata Architects
Radar Station by Johnson Naylor
Sweets hotel by Space&Matter
Dream and Maze by Studio 10

Large Workspace Interior

VanBerlo Headquarters by Atelier van Berlo
Gusto by Gensler
Slack by Studio O+A
Slack Tokyo Office by Suppose Design Studio
Expensify Portland Office by ZGF Architects

Small Workspace Interior

Piazza Dell’Ufficio by Branch Studio Architects
200 Gray’s Inn Road by Conran and Partners
Scandinavian Spaceship by Kvistad
Mantab Workplace by S/LAB10
Ya Vsesvit by Victoriya Yakusha

Retail Interior

HARMAY Hong Kong by AIM Architecture
Le Cube by Mana/ Scalaplus
Aesop Sounds Hannam Signature Store by Mlkk Studio
Aesop Daan Signature Store by Mlkk Studio
Aesop Bondi Signature Store by Mlkk Studio
United Cycling LAB & Store by United Cycling LAB & Store

Leisure and Wellness Interior

The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland by Basalt Architects and Design Group Italia
The Solar Egg by Bigert & Bergström
Euphoria Spa in the Euphoria Retreat by decaARCHITECTURE
Aeichi Korean Medical Clinic by Seog Be Seog
Warehouse Gym Springs by VSHD Design

Civic and Cultural Interior

Paper Roof / Paper Curve by B+P Architects
The Old Library at the National Museum by Emma Olbers Design
Blossom School by Karv One Design
Redefining the Early Learning Environment by Supernormal
Kath by Van Staeyen Intérieur Architecten

Small Interior

17.6-square-metre flat by A Little Design
A U shaped room by Atelier Tao+C
Dormore by Con Form Architects
The Children’s Library at Concourse House by Michael K Chen Architecture
Pass on Plastic by Shed

Delve into the Dezeen Awards shortlisted Interiors projects.


Manshausen 2.0, Norway by Stinessen Arkitecture. Photography by Adrien Giret.

Urban House

House in Akashi by Arbol
Tiny Tower by ISA
T Noie by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates
Ha House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Stepping Park House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Rural House

Sonoma weeHouse by Alchemy Architects
Kawakawa House by Herbst Architects
Springhill House by Lovell Burton
Smith Residence by MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects
Cork House by Matthew Barnett Howland, Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton
Casa Campinarana by Laurent Troost

Housing Project

Treehouse by Bo-Daa
MLK1101 Supportive Housing by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects (LOHA)
The New Brick Tectonic by Muñoz Miranda Architects
LC 710 by Taller Hector Barroso
Entre Pinos by Taller Hector Barroso

Residential Rebirth Project

Rassvet Loft Studio by DNK Architecture Group
Casa Morgana by J Mayer H
North Melbourne Terrace by Matt Gibson Architecture + Design
House on the Great Wall by MDDM Studio
Exoskeleton House by Takt Studio
G-Lab by TC Plus

Civic Building

The Cloud Town Convention And Exhibition Centre by Approach Design
Red Cross Volunteer House by COBE
Regional Market in Dandaji by Atelier Masomi
Alfa Omega School by RAW Architecture
Oasis Terraces by Serie Architects and Multiply Architects
Viettel Academy by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Cultural Building

Helsinki Central Library Oodi by ALA Architects
V&A Dundee by Kengo Kuma
Evans Tree House by Modus Studio
UCCA Dune Art Museum by Open Architecture
Rong Cultural Centre by ZAV Architects

Business Building

The Glass Fortress by Archismith
The Royal College of Pathologists by Bennetts Associates
Forsyning Helsingør Operations Centre by Christensen & Co
Vanke Design Community plot A4 + B2 by FCHA
Star Engineers Factory and Administrative Building by Studio VDGA


XY Yunlu Hotel by Atelier Liu Yuyang
Wild Coast Tented Lodge by Nomadic Resorts
Ayla Golf Academy and Clubhouse by Oppenheim Architecture
Under – Europe’s underwater restaurant by Snøhetta
Manshausen 2.0 by Stinessen Arkitektur

Rebirth Project

Pedestrian and cycle footbridge under the Adolphe Bridge by CBA Architects
LocHal library by Civic Architects
The Forest BIG by Divooe Zein Architects
Mil Centro by Estudio Rafael Freyre
Coal Drops Yard by Heatherwick Studio

Small Building

Naidi Community Hall by Caukin Studio
Luum Temple by Co-Lab Design Office
T Noie by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates
Galaxia by Mamou-Mani Architects
Adventurous Global School by Orient Occident Atelier
A Room for Archaeologists and Kids in Pachacámac by Studio Tom Emerson and Taller 5, PUCP

Explore the shortlisted projects in the Architecture category.


Zero Waste Bistro by Linda Bergroth. Photography by Nicholas Calcott.

Furniture Design

Brea by Barber & Osgerby
Petra by Diego Vencato and Marco Merendi
De-dimension by Jongha Choi Studio
Tense by Panter & Tourron
Maissi bench by Studio Kaksikko for Skagerak Denmark

Seating Design

Tibbo armchair by Barber & Osgerby for Dedon
Fronda Chair and Stool by Industrial Facility
Rely protective public seating by Joe Doucet
N.200 by Michael Anastassiades for Gebrüder Thonet Vienna
T01 Cross Chair by PearsonLloyd
T02 Soft chair by Thomas Bentzen for Takt

 Lighting Design

Magma by EWE Studio and Nouvel Studio
Ngalya/Together by Koskela
Filamento Verticale by Mayice Studio
Franchise Freedom by Studio Drift
Coffire pendant light by Studio Kae

Homeware Design

SuperBee Wax Wraps by BeeConscious
Noori by Noori
Backstitch by Raw Edges
Maho Nabé by Tiger Corporation
CK01 by Veark

Workplace Design

Soft Work by Barber & Osgerby
Atelier by Gensler
Plenum by Jaime Hayon for Fritz Hansen
Robotic Needle Felting by Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning
AT, 187 range by Wilkahn

Wearable Design

Wool Runners by Allbirds
Mot Shoes by DCSG
Elvie breast pump by Elvie
The Plant Shoe by Native Shoes
Bluebell smart monitor by Tangerine for Bluebell

Product Design

Rotofarm by Bace
LARQ bottle by Larq
Omni breeze block by Tom Fereday Design
Electrified S2 and X2 by VanMoof
Bike+ Titanium by Vello

Sustainable Design

Futurecraft Loop by Adidas
The Gourd Project by Crëme
Aas Pass by Jaipur Rugs
Aguahoja I by Mediated Matter Group
Biogarmentry by Roya Aghighi
Anima – Memorial Service by Studio Kosuke Araki

Graphic Design

ArtCenter Viewbook by Brad Bartlett Design
Re:publica by Fertig Design
Snåsa natural mineral water by Olssøn Barbieri
Hafni-Hallen by Re-public
Dimple by Universal Favourite

Installation Design

Welcome and illusion of life by ArchiWorkshop
Halo by Kimchi and Chips
Zero Waste Bistro by Linda Bergroth
Mud Shell by Mudd Architects
17,000 by Skaparkollektivet Forma
Brawn and Bread by Studio Micat

Look through the shortlisted projects for the Design category.


Form us with Love, Sweden.

Architect Of The Year

Mecanoo, Netherlands
ODA New York, USA
Studio Gang, US
Studio mk27, Brazil
Vo Trong Nghia Architects, Vietnam

Emerging Architect Of The Year

Edition Office, Australia
Estudio MMX, Mexico
Karamuk Kuo, Switzerland
Leong Leong, US
Mamou-Mani, United Kingdom
MGA | Michael Green Architecture, Canada

Interior Designer Of The Year

Inside Outside|Petra Blaisse, Netherlands
Matt Gibson Architecture + Design, Australia
Note Design Studio, Sweden
Rafael de Cárdenas / Architecture at Large, US
Sevil Peach, United Kingdom
TC Plus, Belgium

Emerging Interior Designer Of The Year

Child Studio, United Kingdom
Linehouse, China
Odd, China
Plantea Estudio, Spain
Soho House Design, United Kingdom
Studio David Thulstrup, Denmark

Designer Of The Year

Barber & Osgerby, United Kingdom
Form us with love, Sweden
Joe Doucet, US
Studio Drift, Netherlands
Stufish, United Kingdom

Emerging Designer Of The Year

Antrei Hartikainen, Finland
Morrama, United Kingdom
Studio Simone Post, Netherlands
Takt Project, Tokyo
Xandra van der Eijk, Netherlands

Take a peek at the shortlisted Studios in the Dezeen Awards 2019.

Rong Cultural Centre, Iran by ZAV Architects. Photography by Soroush Majidi.

Who will take the title of the celebrated Dezeen Awards this year? Keep up to date with the Dezeen Awards 2019 and all the projects.

Photo courtesy of Dezeen.

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