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2020 Design Awards

About the Program

Our Design Awards recognise the creative vision of the architects and designers who inspire new ways of living, working, learning, and healing. The Awards place a spotlight on a diverse range of talents from across the globe, celebrating design in action and its social impact on the community. It rewards the innovative and truly inspiring work created by the architecture and design community.


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 recognises 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

When BP decided to re-brand the US ‘Lower 48’ section of their corporation, they named it BPX Energy. They then decided to move the headquarters from Houston, TX to Denver, CO to grow their onshore oil and gas business in the Rocky Mountains.

The idea behind Collision Lab at Cornell Tech is simple— get the best and brightest in the space and let their minds “collide” to create tech solutions, start-up companies, new products and so much more.

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 specialises 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.

When designing the new AMEA regional offices for Trend Micro, a global cybersecurity company, the team at M Moser Associates aimed to create a human-centric workspace focusing on the wellbeing of the staff and guests.

During Hale Junior School’s original consultation with SITE Architecture Studio, school leadership made it clear they wanted to create a learning environment that mirrored their educational philosophy of Prepare, Teach and Connect.

How can we design our thoughts, actions and experiences to improve tomorrow?

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