IIDA Announces the Winners of the 9th Annual Global Excellence Awards

IIDA Announces the Winners of the 9th Annual Global Excellence Awards

IIDA, in collaboration with Designworks, has announced the winners of the 2018 Global Excellence Awards. These awards honor outstanding originality and excellence in the creation of international interior design/interior architecture projects.

"These awards illustrate, celebrate, and reinforce the fact that great design can be found in every corner of the globe," said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA. "This year's winning projects demonstrate the impact of international design in the lives of each of us-office workers, university students, restaurant patrons, hospital patients, and beyond."

Projects were reviewed by a panel of design professionals, including Denise Cherry, industry leader from San Francisco; Johannes Lampela, director of design, Designworks LA, a BMW Group Company; and Joe Lawton, principal, media objectives, VDT.

"The winners of the 2018 Global Excellence Awards demonstrate expert finesse and innovative execution, and stand as a true testament to the sheer volume of talented designers across the world," Lampela said on behalf of the jury.

2018 Category Winners

CORPORATE SPACE LARGE

Firm: HKS
Project: Elsley House Design Studio, London, United Kingdom

CORPORATE SPACE SMALL

Firm: Matrix Design, Shenzhen, China
Project: Matrix Office, Shenzhen, China

Firm: JC Architecture, Taipei, Taiwan
Project: Logistic Republic Automation Warehouse: Between Machine, Between Human, New Taipei City, Taiwan

EDUCATION

Firm: DesignInc, Melbourne, Australia
Project: Victoria University Building C Lecture Theatres, Victoria, Australia

Firm: ZEST ART, Shenzhen, China
Project: CARP JOY CLUB, Xiamen, China

ENTERTAINMENT

Firm: One Plus Partnership Limited, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Project: SHENZHEN CINE SKY CINEMA, Shenzhen, China

Firm: One Plus Partnership Limited, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Project: WUHAN PANLONG PLAZA YINXING CINEMA, Wuhan, China

HEALTHCARE

Firm: Nota Bene Architecture & Interior, Minsk, Belarus
Project: Temple of Beauty, Minsk, Belarus

HOTELS

Firm: balbek bureau, Kyiv, Ukraine
Project: BURSA hotel, Kyiv, Ukraine

INSTITUTIONAL

Firm: NOMURA Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Project: Kikuchi City Central Library, Kikuchi City, Japan

Firm: Studio Link-Arc, New York, New York, United States
Project: China Resources Archive Library, Shenzhen, China

PUBLIC SPACES & COMMERCIAL LOBBIES

Firm: Matrix Design, Shenzhen, China
Project: Dongguan Timesgroup Tianjing Club, Dongguan, China

Firm: Matrix Design, Shenzhen, China
Project: Times Group Foshan Lion Mountain Club, Foshan, China

RESIDENCES LARGE

Firm: RIS Interiors, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Project: Apartment in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Firm: Shanghai Hip-Pop Design, Shanghai, China
Project: From Winter to Spring Clubhouse, Nanjing, China

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Firm: Nota Bene Architecture & Interior, Minsk, Belarus
Project: Business apartment in Moscow, Russia

RESTAURANTS, LOUNGES & BARS

Firm: DC. Design, Fuzhou, China
Project: Le Temps P√Ętisserie in an Old Plant, Fujian, China

Firm: MET Creative Brand, Beijing, China
Project: Charlotte by PA Patisserie, Jiangsu, China

RETAIL

Firm: Burdifilek, Toronto, Canada
Project: Moose Knuckles, Ontario, Canada

SALES CENTERS & SHOW FLATS

Firm: More Design Office (MDO), Shanghai, China
Project: Junxi Mountain Villa Sales Centre, Hangzhou City, China

SHOWROOMS & EXHIBITION SPACES

Firm: Update Studio, Beijing, China
Project: MoKe Experience Pavilion, Beijing, China

SPAS, FITNESS CENTERS & GYNAMSIUMS

Firm: NANJING REAL GROUP ARCHITECTURE, Nanjing, China
Project: ORCHID SPA 2.0 - Water in the mirror, flowers like the moon, Nanjing, China

Firm: VSHD Design, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Project: The Warehouse GYM D3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates