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  • Introducing your awards

    For 17 years, the A&D Awards have set the benchmark for excellence in architecture and
    interior design and are respected as the most prestigious awards within this sector in the

    This year, A&D Awards 2020 brings the best of the A&D Trophy Awards and A&D China Awards
    together into one streamlined awards program.

    All categories have been overhauled and we have introduced new categories, including future
    developments and innovation & technology, to better reflect the demands of today’s industry.
    We are applying an even more rigorous two-tier judging process working with some of the
    most talented and respected industry practitioners on the jury panels.

    What hasn’t changed is that A&D Awards 2020 is the preferred platform for architecture and
    interior design practices to showcase the best of your work to the wider industry – to industry
    associations and suppliers, developers, clients and public sector agencies.

    Winning a Gold, Silver or Bronze A&D Award is the ultimate accolade for any individual and
    professional practice and serves as a powerful tool for growing your business in the Greater
    China region.

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    Announcing the A&D Awards 2020 shortlist

    The 96 projects shortlisted in A&D Awards 2020 have been announced and are now available to view here on the A&D Awards website. Just over 30 projects were shortlisted in the Architecture and Future Developments categories, while a further 65 were shortlisted in the Interior Design and Innovation & Technology categories.

    London-based architecture judge Cecilia Ho, director of Design Haus Liberty, said there had been many impressive submissions, “particularly projects that managed to deliver a harmonious mix of contemporary design with local heritage.”

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    Adapting luxury residential design for good times on Asian seas

    When legendary Italian ship yard Sanlorenzo wanted to create bespoke luxury yachts for the fast-emerging Chinese market, it looked no further than renowned Hong Kong architect and designer Steve Leung. A keen yachtsman himself, Steve challenged traditional approaches to boat design, which he says don’t necessarily appeal to Asian sensibilities.

    Restored granaries that nourish the soul

    More than 60 years ago, these two granaries stored wheat and other grains that fed the people of neighbouring Jiaxing City before they were abandoned and fell into disrepair. Today, thanks to a remarkable restoration by Shanghai studio RoarcRenew, they are contemporary art galleries that nourish the souls of the city’s residents and the many visitors to China’s Zhejiang province.


    Who can enter

    A&D Awards 2020 recognise and celebrate the very best in architecture and interior design within the Greater China Region which comprises China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. The eligibility period is completed projects between January 1 2019 and June 30 2020.*

    The awards are open to architecture and interior design practices, product designers and industry suppliers based in Greater China and architecture and interior design practices, product designers and industry suppliers based outside of Greater China who have completed a project or supply products and services within Greater China between January 1 2019 and June 30 2020.*

    (*with the exception of Architecture Future Development Awards, see categories)

    Deadlines: Early Bird 19 June 2020. Final Entries 14 August 2020.

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