The winners of this year’s Asia Pacific Interior Design Award are out. See the results.
January 6th, 2014
Top image: Hotel Space (Gold winner) – Xi-an Westin Museum Hotel by Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Installation & Exhibition Space (Gold winner) – City Crossing by KLID
Organised by the Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA), this year’s Asia Pacific Interior Design Award (APIDA) received nearly 600 submissions, including entries from Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Korea, Australia and New Zealand – a significant increase compared to previous years.
Public Space (Gold winner) – by OPEN
Commenting on the awards, the Chairman of APIDA 2013, Wesley Liu says, “We have witnessed, year on year, an increasing number of participants and an ever-growing pool of young, upcoming talents within the Interior Design industry all across the Asia Pacific. With our concerted efforts in raising professional standards and taking part in various exchange programmes with Asia Pacific countries, we have been successful in bridging design cultures as well as promoting winners’ works overseas.”
Work Space (Gold winner) – Adidas Greater China Headquarters by PDM International
Food Space (Gold winner) – The Commune Social by Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
HKIDA chairman Antony Chan says, “Over the past 20 years, the APIDA had witnessed the evolution of the design evolvement in the Asia Pacific region. Entries from different countries demonstrate significant and encouraging improvement in the quality of interior design throughout the region.”
Sample Space (Gold winner) – Madam Chanel
Leisure & Entertainment Space (Gold winner) – Nanchang Insun International Cinema by One Plus Partnership Ltd
A total of 49 awards were given out this year across ten categories including Public Space, Installation & Exhibition Space, Living Space, Student, Leisure & Entertainment Space, Hotel Space, Sample Space, Shopping Space, Food Space, and Work Space.
Living Space (Gold winner) – d.r. home by Neri&Hu Design and Research Office
Shopping Space (Gold winner) – Umix Top Underwear Multi-brand Store by AS Design Service Limited
Student (Silver winner) – A folding architecture: The Center of Hospice and Palliative Care by Lam Chik Fung (HKU Space)
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