People's Choice Award
The Design Awards is now officially closed. Next on the ballot is the People’s Choice Award. It’s your time to pick a space that you love. A space that creates positive impacts on how we work, live, learn and heal. Every vote counts. Come back to cast your vote on November 2.
Look Back to Look Forward
Design is powerful in the impact it has on people and planet for good. Our Design Awards program has celebrated these powerful impacts for the past 14 years. It recognizes projects that are not just beautifully designed, but those that make a social impact on the community and on the occupants of the space.
The Lodge at Gulf State Park
2019 Design Awards
Take a look at the designs that were selected out of 700 submissions in over 32 countries.
2019 Final Winners
Transforming a space from a two-story Art Deco building into a 21st Century learning facility was the challenge assigned to architecture firm Chaulk Studio. Fortunately, designing thoughtful, innovative and socially-impactful projects is what Chaulk specializes in.
As one of the largest library systems in North America, Calgary Public Library is an important part of the community it serves. The new main branch was created and inspired by its diverse inhabitants, as more than half of Calgary’s residents are active cardholders.
Following the devastation left in the wake of 2004’s Hurricane Ivan, The Lodge at Gulf State Park was established. The loss of the property was catastrophic to the state park, economically, environmentally and socially. As they picked up the pieces, the State of Alabama and city of Gulf Shores decided to rebuild the hotel with a goal in mind of embodying the old lodge while keeping environmental sustainability at the forefront.
How can we design our thoughts, actions and experiences to improve tomorrow?