Best Shopping & Retail

Shopping malls, department stores, individual retail stores

Projects can be entered for Architecture – Greater China or International. The descriptors in each category are examples and not exhaustive.

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Deadlines: Early Bird 14 May 2021. Final Entries 30 June 2021.

Entrants must submit the following in English for all categories to enable the judging, other languages won’t be accepted.

Name of project Please use a short, specific presentation title, containing no abbreviations.
Location of project
Date of completion (if Architecture – Future Developments, anticipated date)
Client
Project leader name and Design team name(s)
Partners / main contractors
Project statement (300 words maximum) Describe the main objectives of the client’s brief and your practice’s creative solution. Why is it award-worthy? Your statement may be used in promotional materials if your project is selected for an award. Note: failure to submit this statement will lead to disqualification of the entry.
Project Narrative (500 words maximum) Describe the design journey: how did your practice go about executing the solution. What innovative design elements, materials, approaches were used to meet the client’s brief? Provide details such as scope and size, site and context evaluation, resilience design strategies and approach, materials used and installation methods, environmental impacts and sustainability, collaboration with the client and other designers, or any other significant issues. How successful was the project in achieving its objectives? Share any metrics you may have.
Project images (maximum of 10) Share up to 10 high-resolution images in JPG format to support your entry. The images should help bring to life the project – and the journey to implement it. They should illustrate the design process, desired aesthetics and end results, in support of the project narrative. For Architecture and Interior Design categories, please include at least one floorplan.

Please note, entrants are responsible for clearing all submitted images with photographers for publication by the A&D Awards. We will acknowledge photographers for their work, if the images are used and the details are provided. A&D Awards does not assume responsibility for any copyright or photography fees. We also retain the right to publish photos on the A&D Awards website, marketing collateral and social media channels.

Submit your entry before May 14 to enjoy a 15% Early Bird discount off the regular rate. Entries close on June 30 2021.

The following fees apply to entries in all categories of the A&D Awards 2021.

2021 Rates per Entry HKD
Early Bird Entry 3,300
Regular Entry (after May 14) 3,900

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