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Together again for the INDE.Awards!

Together again for the INDE.Awards!

The crème de la crème of the architecture and design community came together in-person to celebrate the INDE.Awards. Relive all the best moments here.

There are no golden rules in retail – Russell & George

There are no golden rules in retail – Russell & George

From hyper-real run-ins to fragmented customer profiles, Russell & George “slams” typologies to design spaces that make you put down your phone.

Industry icon Penelope Forlano is a leading light in design

Industry icon Penelope Forlano is a leading light in design

Designer, artist and researcher Penelope Forlano has taken out the coveted spot as The Luminary in this year’s INDE.Awards.

UTS architecture student proposes a sustainable farming solution to mend bridges between North and South Korea

UTS architecture student proposes a sustainable farming solution to mend bridges between North and South Korea

An addition to the INDE.Awards this year is The Graduate, recognising excellence in the work of a fifth-year architecture student.

Transforming ubiquitous waste into a beautiful resource

Transforming ubiquitous waste into a beautiful resource

Making a bold statement on the regional architecture and design stage, The Calcium Brick Collection showcases the best in sustainable and creative design.

Leader of the Pack

Leader of the Pack

After a glittering digital gala, the INDE.Awards winners have now been announced and receiving the accolade of The Prodigy this year is Xi Chen from China.

We’ll show you what a Smart Design Studio looks like

We’ll show you what a Smart Design Studio looks like

This year the winner of The Design Studio at the INDE.Awards is Smart Design Studio, recognised for creating a sustainable home with an outstanding team.

Biophilic design redefines the retail banking experience

Biophilic design redefines the retail banking experience

As winner of The Shopping Space category, Citi Wealth Hub designed by Ministry of Design with Architectural QP: Space Design Architects is a game changer.

Why we are so obsessed with this acoustic panel collection

Why we are so obsessed with this acoustic panel collection

As objects fill the places in our lives, those that contribute both beauty and afford wellbeing are to be given due recognition.

Luminary spotlight – Jean-Michel Gathy

Luminary spotlight – Jean-Michel Gathy

Talking with Jean-Michel Gathy, we have the opportunity to delve deep into the mind and explore the practice of one of the world’s foremost designers.

Take a look at this year’s leading health sector project

Take a look at this year’s leading health sector project

The winner of The Wellness Space category in 2021 embodied all our desires for health and wellbeing in a detailed and beautifully resolved project.

The School of Design and Environment 1 is an exemplar of design for learning

The School of Design and Environment 1 is an exemplar of design for learning

Celebrating the diversity and excellence of primary through to tertiary schools, The Learning Space category in the INDE.Awards recognises that education design is paramount to educational success.

The spectacular home that won big at the INDE.Awards

The spectacular home that won big at the INDE.Awards

It’s not every day you see a project as breathtaking as this one, so it was no surprise when this home triumphed in The Living Space category at the recent INDE.Awards.

Chris Connell’s award-winning design for HERO ACMI

Chris Connell’s award-winning design for HERO ACMI

HERO ACMI the winning project in The Social Space at the 2021 INDE.Awards is a refined and pared back restaurant designed by Chris Connell Design.

Sustainability, innovation and beauty form The Building

Sustainability, innovation and beauty form The Building

As winner of The Building at the 2021 INDE.Awards, Te Whare Nui o Tuteata : SCION Timber Innovation Hub is an outstanding project on every level.

The Work Space at its best in the age of working from home

The Work Space at its best in the age of working from home

Alexander & Co. and Smart Design Studio’s joint win for The Work Space award is a testament to the fact that, in 2021, there’s no place (to work) like home.

Pipi is a multi-residential masterpiece by Smart Design Studio

Pipi is a multi-residential masterpiece by Smart Design Studio

With multi-residential living a preferred lifestyle these days, the winner of The Multi-Residential Building category at the 2021 INDE.Awards shows why.

You’re looking at the Best of the Best of Indo-Pacific design

You’re looking at the Best of the Best of Indo-Pacific design

Out of the 687 exceptional design submissions received for the 2021 INDE.Awards, one university building in Singapore stood out as the ‘Best of the Best’.

And the well deserved 2021 INDE.Awards wins go to…

And the well deserved 2021 INDE.Awards wins go to…

The 2021 INDE.Awards winners have been announced, and each is a testament to the design excellence of the Indo-Pacific!

Your full day INDE experience is finally here!

Your full day INDE experience is finally here!

The INDE.Awards and INDE.Summit have finally arrived. It’s not too late to join, here’s how to get involved.

Don’t miss the inaugural INDE.Summit this week

Don’t miss the inaugural INDE.Summit this week

What better way to keep your finger on the pulse on topics that matter most in architecture and design than joining us for the INDE.Summit? Did we mention its online and free?

Andre Fu on catering to emotions and wellness in design

Andre Fu on catering to emotions and wellness in design

We sit down with Andre Fu, a leader in creating bespoke projects defined by a seamless alignment of cultural and design sensibilities.

Luminary spotlight – Penelope Forlano

Luminary spotlight – Penelope Forlano

To grasp the essence of just what makes a designer the very best, we spoke with Penelope Forlano to uncover the thoughts and processes behind her work.

The INDE.Awards Digital Gala is bringing the celebration to you!

The INDE.Awards Digital Gala is bringing the celebration to you!

Architecture and designs’ most anticipated evening is almost here. Celebrate with us as your 2021 INDE.Awards winners are announced!

Discover architecture’s best for 2021 at this year’s INDE.Awards

Discover architecture’s best for 2021 at this year’s INDE.Awards

You’re invited to our annual celebration of Indo-Pacific architecture and design! Find out more about this year’s INDE.Awards here.

A superb shortlist and there’s more…

A superb shortlist and there’s more…

The INDE.Awards 2021 presents a shortlist that showcases truly great design. However, this year along with the INDE.Awards, comes the inaugural INDE.Summit, a fully digital one-day conference, that will bring together the best minds in the Asia-Pacific region to explore the most important aspects of design that face practitioners today.

The INDE.Awards and INDE.Summit on 5th August

The INDE.Awards and INDE.Summit on 5th August

Members of the INDE.Awards jury are global leaders in architecture and design and together they make an integral contribution in judging every category of the Awards. Each and every jury member is a leader and through their professionalism, expertise and knowledge they ensure the INDE.Awards is an exemplar on every level.

Design responds to the resurgence of the shopping experience

Design responds to the resurgence of the shopping experience

The Shopping Space shortlist is revealed and now the retail excitement begins.

Exploring the interplay between wellness and design

Exploring the interplay between wellness and design

Designed to help us destress and be at our best, the projects shortlisted for The Wellness Space in the 2021 INDE.Awards are exemplars of design for wellbeing.

“It’s about people and place” – education design in 2021

“It’s about people and place” – education design in 2021

How can we design our schools to better support our people and enrich our sense of community? Indesign Editor, Alice Blackwood, talks education and urbanism in 2021.

Influential designs for people and planet

Influential designs for people and planet

The INDE.Awards’ Influencer is a force for good within the vast realm of Indo-Pacific design. Each submission is driven by a need to improve people’s lives and often the environment, too.

What makes you a true design leader?

What makes you a true design leader?

Those who have received the accolade of Luminary in this category are at the very pinnacle of their career with a portfolio of work that leads by example.

12 minimalist designs that give us something contemplate

12 minimalist designs that give us something contemplate

Not much to see here (but plenty to think, feel, hear and smell).

Take note: there’s a lot to learn from these spaces

Take note: there’s a lot to learn from these spaces

As places of education, the projects shortlisted in The Learning Space category of the INDE.Awards 2021 provide all that is required and then some.

Objects of Desire

Objects of Desire

Welcome to the shortlist of The Object, where the ubiquitous becomes impressive, the luxurious is desired and clean, and pared back minimalism highlights function and form.

The Building, a stand out in every country

The Building, a stand out in every country

The Building, shortlist revealed. Anticipating an icon of the future, The Building showcases the very best projects that stand apart from the crowd.

The Places where we Live

The Places where we Live

Our homes give us joy and comfort but the shortlist of The Living Space in this year’s INDE.Awards is so much more – these are homes to truly desire.

The most exceptional design studios of the Indo-Pacific

The most exceptional design studios of the Indo-Pacific

Whether the practice is large or small and whatever their chosen genre of work, each entrant in The Design Studio is a consummate achiever in the world of design.

Meet the prodigal leaders of the pack

Meet the prodigal leaders of the pack

Making a name for yourself in the world of architecture and design is a daunting prospect to many but not for the four candidates in this year’s The Prodigy category.

Most exemplary ways of working we’ve seen this year

Most exemplary ways of working we’ve seen this year

The shortlist in The Work Space of this year’s INDE.Awards are definitely the places to be, not just for their function and amenity but for their sheer design brilliance.

The Graduate shortlist: rising stars on our radar right now

The Graduate shortlist: rising stars on our radar right now

As final year architecture students, the group that makes up the shortlist for The Graduate are talented and creative and already making their presence felt in the world of architecture.

How we’re meant to live together, from now into the future

How we’re meant to live together, from now into the future

The shortlist of The Multi-Residential Building explores how we provide shelter and comfort in context with population density, climate and requirement.

Have social spaces gone to the dark side?

Have social spaces gone to the dark side?

This year’s INDE.Awards shortlisted entries for The Social Space fall into two different “genres” of design: dark, evocative spaces, or light, biophilic expanses.

The INDE.Awards 2021 shortlist has delivered the goods

The INDE.Awards 2021 shortlist has delivered the goods

Granting a moment of sweet relief from the months’ of anticipation building around this year’s INDE.Awards, the 2021 INDE.Awards shortlist has been announced.

Building the future

Building the future

A great building stands the test of time however an iconic building can indelibly imprint itself on a populace’s psyche to become an institution. But what is an iconic building? The Building category in this year’s INDE.Awards showcases fine examples of timeless architecture that could just be the next icons of the future.

The 2021 INDE.Awards Jury – Exemplars of Design

The 2021 INDE.Awards Jury – Exemplars of Design

As a jury member in the 2021 INDE.Awards the position is both rewarding and challenging. Past experience is brought to the fore and professionalism is front and centre but at all times there is a generosity of expertise and time involved. Let’s talk to the jury for the 2021 INDE.Awards and find out about the experience.

Leading the Way – the INDE.Awards Ambassadors for 2021

Leading the Way – the INDE.Awards Ambassadors for 2021

The 2021 INDE.Award Ambassadors represent architecture and design at its best throughout the Indo-Pacific. The Ambassadors originate from a variety of countries that include India, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia and they are the definitive voice of the INDE.Awards in the region.

Presenting The Luminaries in the 2021 INDE.Awards

Presenting The Luminaries in the 2021 INDE.Awards

As a category The Luminary pays tribute to those who have contributed to enrich the architecture and design community throughout their working lives. With Wilkhahn as sponsor, this year there are three Luminaries who together represent the very best in design through their individuality, dedication and talent.

Introducing the INDE.Awards Prodigies for 2021

Introducing the INDE.Awards Prodigies for 2021

They are young and talented and leading the pack! The INDE.Awards Prodigy stands out from the crowd and makes a unique contribution to the world of architecture and design.

What sort of advancement, value and growth do we really need in the world?

What sort of advancement, value and growth do we really need in the world?

Consisting of four CPD accredited discussions, the inaugural INDE.Summit is to be held on 5 August 2021 and will cast a discerning light over the notion of civil ‘development’.

Applauding the Practice

Applauding the Practice

Within the INDE.Awards the extraordinary projects that are designed by practices throughout our Indo-Pacific region are generally front and centre, however, one category seeks to champion the creatives themselves – meet The Design Studio.

What makes an Influencer in architecture and design?

What makes an Influencer in architecture and design?

With just a few days to go before the INDE.Awards closes for 2021 there is no time to waste in entering The Influencer.

Objects of Desire

Objects of Desire

Objects shape our lives as they bring beauty and function to our existence. Every year, through the INDE.Awards, we are privileged to showcase new iterations of objects that vie for the title of icons of the future. Great design is timeless and within The Object category there is the opportunity to present object design at its very best.

Living together, high and low

Living together, high and low

Multi-residential living is the way of the future and whether you live in Hong Kong or Mumbai, Melbourne or Singapore good design makes all the difference to our lifestyle and wellbeing.

The World of the Workplace

The World of the Workplace

Work is integral to our lives – it sustains and informs us and ensures connection with colleagues and the broader community, if not the globe, and The Work Space category in the 2021 INDE.Awards showcases the very best in workplace design.

The Space For Living

The Space For Living

Our homes are the places that nurture us and The Living Space category in the 2021 INDE.Awards presents the diversity and inspirational designs of homes from around our Indo-Pacific region. How we live informs our lives and design can make that both an exciting and a dynamic experience.

The Future is Now

The Future is Now

With a new category in this year’s INDE.Awards, there is the opportunity to shine the spotlight on the architecture leaders of the future. The Graduate seeks to bring to the local, regional and global stages students and their schools and highlight the innovation, imagination and artistry of the next generation of architects.

Learning for the future

Learning for the future

To learn is to grow and the space in which we develop is paramount. The Learning Space category in the 2021 INDE.Awards provides an opportunity to showcase design in education at its very best.

Best of the Best

Best of the Best

To achieve the honour of Best of the Best at the 2021 INDE.Awards is an acknowledgment that one project in the Indo-Pacific region is an exemplary design that transcends the norm to be a design of substance and note.

Prodigy Rising

Prodigy Rising

Leading the pack and doing it their way, The Prodigy category at this year’s INDE.Awards recognises the rising talent on our local and regional stage and applauds them every step of the way.

Ambassadors lead the way in the 2021 INDE.Awards

Ambassadors lead the way in the 2021 INDE.Awards

Our Ambassadors for the 2021 INDE.Awards represent a multitude of countries and each brings their exceptional talent and myriad experience to this year’s program. Through their individual work they epitomise exceptional design but more than this, they lead by their actions.

An extraordinary jury for the 2021 INDE.Awards

An extraordinary jury for the 2021 INDE.Awards

With 16 of the world’s best architects and designers on the INDE.Awards jury this year it’s shaping up to be a singular awards program and one not to be missed.

Top Reasons to Enter INDE.Awards 2021

Top Reasons to Enter INDE.Awards 2021

Architecture and Design’s most anticipated regional event is back for 2021. Not sure whether to throw your name into the ring? Here’s our top reasons to get involved!

Let the INDE.Awards 2021 begin…

Let the INDE.Awards 2021 begin…

With this year well and truly underway the INDE.Awards 2021 are open for entries — this is your time to shine!

Here’s to Woods Bagot owning The Work Space

Here’s to Woods Bagot owning The Work Space

Belated celebrations honour Woods Bagot’s win-win in the 2020 INDE.Awards The Work Space categories, courtesy of event partners Wilkhahn and Woven Image.

Indesign Issue #82 Coming to YOU, Online and Free

Indesign Issue #82 Coming to YOU, Online and Free

Available now for online readers, the 82nd issue of Indesign largely focuses on hospitable design, it’s trends and it’s importance.

Why INDE 2020 was our Best Yet!

Why INDE 2020 was our Best Yet!

2020 INDE’s brought our community together from across the globe to celebrate the excellence in architecture and design from across the Indo Pacific

The 2020 INDE.Awards Winners are here!

The 2020 INDE.Awards Winners are here!

The 2020 INDE.Awards Winners have been announced. Discover the best in the Indo Pacific

INDE.Awards is tonight!

INDE.Awards is tonight!

Join the celebrations and get ready to discover the best in the region as we bring the 2020 INDE.Awards to you!

Leading lights of the region

Leading lights of the region

To position today’s design innovations within the longer-term trajectories that shape our region, look no further than the INDE.Awards Luminaries.

Marking Workplace Evolution with the Best of the Decade

Marking Workplace Evolution with the Best of the Decade

The INDE.Awards 2020 special category Best of the Decade | The Work Space marks the start of a new decade by honouring watershed moments in workspace design

Shared Truths And Diversity In The Best Homes Of The Decade

Shared Truths And Diversity In The Best Homes Of The Decade

The shortlist for the Best of the Decade The Living Space are a crucible of what we want, need, and what makes sense to our place.

Innovate Prodigiously – Because We Must

Innovate Prodigiously – Because We Must

This year’s INDE.Awards shortlist for The Prodigy all have something in common: an attitude of practising specifically for and with their places in the world

The INDE Digital Gala is nearly here!

The INDE Digital Gala is nearly here!

The anticipation is building as the year’s most anticipated architecture and design awards are just a week away

Shaping the Future with Herman Miller

Shaping the Future with Herman Miller

Planning for today’s workplace and looking to the future, Herman Miller has the solutions for a supported office environment in these changing times.

Influential Perspectives for Today and Tomorrow

Influential Perspectives for Today and Tomorrow

The 2020 INDE.Awards shortlist for The Influencer shows a trend toward design intelligence that considers place, context and the environment

What Lies Ahead for Learning Spaces

What Lies Ahead for Learning Spaces

As we adjust to the “new normal”, a dance between digital learning and in-person contact is playing out in the 2020 INDE.Awards’ Learning Space shortlist

Your Go-To Guide to the INDE.Digital Gala

Your Go-To Guide to the INDE.Digital Gala

With the INDE.Awards Digital Gala just weeks away, we’ve got the lowdown on how to best enjoy the virtual event we’ve all been waiting for!

Making a Masterpiece

Making a Masterpiece

We catch up with leading homeware and jewellery designers Dinosaur Designs to explore the process behind creating the INDE.Awards trophies

Multi-residential redefined

Multi-residential redefined

The INDE.Awards shortlist explores a new model for multi-residential living that puts communities and connection first.

Your official invitation to the 2020 INDE.Awards is here

Your official invitation to the 2020 INDE.Awards is here

Enjoy the 2020 INDE.Awards from the comfort of your own home, bringing you closer to INDE. Gold than ever before!

Hospitality at its Best

Hospitality at its Best

If the last months have proved anything it is that social interaction and connectivity are vital to our well being. Finding a place to meet or a space to interact is proving to be the vital chain in the link to a normal life and it also helps to unite us in the changing world of today.

Retail the Experiential Reality

Retail the Experiential Reality

With a diverse array of the most creative designs imaginable, the projects in The Shopping Space in the 2020 INDE.Awards offer the customer an experience that is over and above the ultimate act of buying a product to become a statement of brand and style.

Back to the Future with Herman Miller

Back to the Future with Herman Miller

Returning to work and to the office is at last on the agenda and also the topic of much discussion for workers and employers. How to navigate the new normal is the question on everyone’s lips and Herman Miller is here to help.

Future Proofing with HAWORTH

Future Proofing with HAWORTH

As a supporter of the 2020 INDE.Awards and sponsor of The Object category, Haworth understands the importance of products and their role in creating inspiring spaces. Collaborating with ‘object’ designers is a part of the DNA of the company and partnering with Indesign Media Asia Pacific shows a commitment to design that resonates not only with those who design but all who appreciate fine furnishings.

The way we Live

The way we Live

The very nature of Living Spaces has seen a dramatic transformation in the last few months. The INDE.Awards 2020 Living Space shortlist offers a roadmap for flexibility and fluidity that will inform architectural narratives moving forward.

Why these workplace projects are ahead of their time

Why these workplace projects are ahead of their time

We find ourselves mid-step in a polarising post-pandemic workplace shift. While we can only anticipate what the future will bring, the INDE.Awards’ The Work Space Shortlist reveals where we currently stand.

Studio SKLIM carves a café out of concrete in Singapore

Studio SKLIM carves a café out of concrete in Singapore

A curvaceous counter connects customers with their barista at Voids Café, a compact café in River Valley, Singapore, designed by Studio SKLIM.

We’re bringing the 2020 INDE.Awards to you!

We’re bringing the 2020 INDE.Awards to you!

Turn your home into a black-tie event and screen the INDE.Awards Gala as we unveil the very best in Indo-Pacific architecture for 2020.

The New Age of Wellness

The New Age of Wellness

From office buildings, hospitals, parks and retreats, wellness is becoming multi-dimensional. Once the outlier of architectural vernaculars, we now look to wellness as a core design narrative, informing the way we build, design and interact with all kinds of spaces and places.

Zenith, a Partner of Distinction

Zenith, a Partner of Distinction

As the Platinum Partner and sponsor of the Best of the Best category in the 2020 INDE.Awards, Zenith understands just how important it is to support the architecture and design community of our Region.

The latest issue of Indesign is here, online and FREE!

The latest issue of Indesign is here, online and FREE!

At this moment when there is perhaps more opportunity to sit, relax and enjoy a little more reading time, the latest issue of Indesign is here and available FREE and online at Indesignlive.

Herman Miller, Designing Work

Herman Miller, Designing Work

As a supporter of the INDE.Awards and partner of The Design Studio category, Herman Miller understands the importance of fostering and supporting designers in their quest for design perfection.

HURRY Last days for Peoples Choice voting for Best of the Decade categories in the 2020 INDE.Awards! Closing soon.

HURRY Last days for Peoples Choice voting for Best of the Decade categories in the 2020 INDE.Awards! Closing soon.

Now is the time to have your voice heard and make a difference by voting for your favourite projects in the People’s Choice award for, Best of the Decade I The Living Space and Best of the Decade I The Work Space. You have until 22 May to make a decision, cast your vote and participate in the 2020 INDE.Awards.

On Socially Sustainable Urbanisation: INDE. Luminary, Juan Du

On Socially Sustainable Urbanisation: INDE. Luminary, Juan Du

Architect and academic Juan Du has devoted all aspects of her career to the study of urban development in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, and the pursuit of more socially and culturally sustainable outcomes.

Southeast Asian Heart And Soul: INDE. Prodigy, Goy Architects

Southeast Asian Heart And Soul: INDE. Prodigy, Goy Architects

Working collectively from Singapore, Bali and Chiang Mai, Goy Architects is nimble in method but deep in consideration – always attuned to opportunities to cross-pollinate ideas, materials and crafts from around Southeast Asia.

Sensory Experiences: INDE. Luminary, Richards Stanisich

Sensory Experiences: INDE. Luminary, Richards Stanisich

Jonathan Richards and Kirsten Stanisich create spaces that align with the human need for wellbeing, that address inclusivity and sustainability, and that make people ‘feel something’.

Empowering Australia’s Regions: INDE. Prodigy, Regional Design Service

Empowering Australia’s Regions: INDE. Prodigy, Regional Design Service

The town of Corowa in regional New South Wales has proven to be the ideal base for Regional Design Service – an architecture studio that delivers meaningful, sustainable design outcomes and strategies for Australia’s rural and regional communities.

Rigour, Refinement And Value: INDE. Luminary, Ross Gardam

Rigour, Refinement And Value: INDE. Luminary, Ross Gardam

Leading a studio of designers, engineers and makers in Melbourne, Ross Gardam is the author of rigorously considered objects that bring value to people in a noise-filled world.

Making Places For People: INDE. Luminary, Andra Matin

Making Places For People: INDE. Luminary, Andra Matin

For Andra Matin, the joy of seeing the public settled into his buildings is matched by the satisfaction that comes with the emergence of a more place-specific breed of contemporary Indonesian architecture.