COMPETITION NEWS

IIDA Announces Best of Asia Pacific Category Winners

Last week, IIDA announced the category winners of its inaugural Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards Competition. The competition seeks to recognize and honor the highest level of creativity and design excellence in Interior Design/Architecture in the Asia Pacific region. The winning projects will be honored and celebrated at an awards reception at the Conrad Centennial Singapore Hotel on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, where the Best of Competition winner will be announced. For a look at the category winners, visit the Best of Asia Pacific image gallery online here.

Save the Date: Student Sustainable Design Competition

Student Members are advised to keep Oct. 1, 2013, in mind as the opening date of the 2013 Student Sustainable Design Competition. The competition celebrates original sustainable design and rewards students whose projects demonstrate consistent, creative sustainable principles, and is an excellent opportunity for emerging professionals to raise their profiles for their innovative and fresh ideas. Cash prizes will be awarded, with the winner receiving $1,500 and the runner-up $1,000. A People’s Choice award will also be designated, with that winner receiving an Apple iPad and a free one-year IIDA Membership. The 2013 Student Sustainable Design Competition is sponsored by Interface.

For more information and to learn how to enter, visit the competition site here.