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IAI Architecture Award aims to commend outstanding architecture, demonstrate the inheritance and development of architectural spirit, promote the improvement of the built environment, the aesthetic level, innovative spirit and social effect in architectural design and planning. At the same time, it reflects the value of architecture and architects in social, economic and cultural development to a greater extent. .




IAI Architecture Design Award


IAI Architecture Design Award aims to commend outstanding architecture, demonstrate the inheritance and development of architectural spirit, promote the improvement of the built environment, the aesthetic level, innovative spirit and social effect in architectural design and planning. At the same time, it reflects the value of architecture and architects in social, economic and cultural development to a greater extent.


IAI Architecture Design Award is derived from the IAI Design Award architecture category established in 2014. After continuous development and improvement, it has become a popular international architecture award, lots of international renowned architects won the prize, including Zaha Hadid (Britain), Jakob+Macfarlance (France), Benedetta Tagliabue (Spain), Haim Dotan (Israel), Diego Guayasamin (Ecuador) and others.

Category

01) Inheritance & Innovative Architecture

02) Green / Ecological Building

03) Residential Architecture

04) Public Architecture

05) Experimental Architecture

06) Landscape Architecture

07) Digital Architecture

08) Architecture Concept Design

09) Monomer Building





IAI Jury


Judging Criteria


IAI Design Award always adheres to the judging principle of justice, transparency and independence, and insists on the professional height and authority of the jury to fully ensure the quality of judging and fair adjudication.


The organizing committee requires the jury members to make objective and fair decisions for the entries strictly referring to the judging criteria, evaluating and debating,  to ensure the sharing of knowledge and experience. The members of the jury are experts in various professional fields, and the composition of the jury changes every year.


Judging Criteria

▪ Innovation (Level)

▪ Design Concept and Creativity

▪ Functionality

▪ Aesthetic Conception

▪ Energy Efficiency

▪ Environmental Protection

▪ Sustainability

▪ Social Responsibility

Award Setting
IAI Best Architectural Design Award

Winning the IAI Best Architectural Design Award, represents the highest level of award-winning architectural design. As the annual award of IAI's highest honor, the award is only awarded to the best works in the field of architectural space, the winning works will reflect the designer's core values and innovative capabilities. The award winners will be announced at the IAI Design Awards ceremony, and the winners will be invited to take the stage to receive the grand prize.

IAI Gold Award

The work with the highest design standards in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Gold Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to personally receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.

IAI Silver Award

In each category, the work next to the Gold Award will be awarded the 'IAI Silver Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize in person at the IAI Design Award ceremony.

IAI Bronze Award

The works that are next only to the Silver Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Bronze Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to receive the grand prize at the IAI Design Award ceremony.

IAI Excellence Award

The works that are next only to the Bronze Award in each category will be awarded the 'IAI Excellence Award'. The winners of this award will be invited to participate in the IAI Design Award ceremony.

The Most Excellent Design Team of the Year

Each year, we will select one design team to be awarded "The Most Excellent Design Team of the Year", which aims to recognize the design team with outstanding achievements in innovation and design over the years. This award is only nominated by juries and no acceptation of application.

IAI Best Humanistic Care Award
The IAI awards the「Best Humanistic Care Award」annually. This award is aimed at those who have enough attention for the people's welfare, physical and psychological health, and achieve beneficial and effective design works, which can make people maintain a positive and sunny attitude toward life and feel happy, which compassionate the marginalized and vulnerable people and give them the same amount of material and spiritual enjoyment. The award is selected by a joint vote of the jury and no acceptation of application.
IAI Best Environment Friendly Award

The IAI awards the「Best Environment Friendly Award」annually. This award is aimed at those who have reasonable solutions in the life cycle of a range of products, including the use of resources, the manufacture of products, the use of space, and the recycling and reuse of materials, taking full account of the impact of space on the environment. Works that embody the concept of sustainable development and lifestyle with the lowest consumption for the best results. This award is only nominated by juries and no acceptation of application.

IAI Jury Special Award

The IAI awards the「Jury Special Award」annually. The IAI Jury Special Award is jointly voted by a panel of juries to recognize and encourage the uniqueness and creativity of the work. It represents the comprehensive ability and exceptional design expression of the winner. This award is only nominated by juries and no acceptation of application.

IAI Lifetime Achievement Award

The IAI awards the 「Lifetime Achievement Award 」every two years. The award is designed to commend professional designers, professors, experts and scholars over the age of 60 who have made outstanding contributions in industrial design (Age restriction can be relaxed for special conditions).This award is only nominated by juries and no acceptation of application.

Contest Process

Entry Information
Participants

Architecture designers、Architecture designing organizations、Real estate agents and related organizations

Entry Requirements

All completed architectural projects and architectural design projects that have not yet been implemented are eligible for the competition.

Registration

Early Bird Registrations                                                         Mar 1, 2022 -- May 31, 2022

Standard Registrations                                                          Jun 1, 2022 --  Aug 31, 2022

Late Registrations                                                                  Sep 1, 2022 -- Jan 31 , 2023

Submission

Model exhibits                                                                        Jan 1, 2023 -- Jan 31, 2023

Textual and graphic materials submission                              before Dec 31. 2022

The IAI Architecture Award participants are mainly required to submit graphic materials, or models as supplementary works, but participants need to arrange transportation and installation by themselves, and purchase by themselves if the insurance is required.

Works Return

Participants are responsible for their works return after the award ceremony,or delegate the IAI Design Award Organizing Committee to send it back. Participants are responsible for their own transfer fees, customs, etc. The works in China will be returned in freight collect.The works abroad will be returned by the participants themselves with related documents, such as express waybill, invoice, cargo loading and unloading list, etc.Please contact the express specialist to pick up the pieces at the designated place.

Schedule

Evaluation                                                                                  Feb   2023

Results notification                                                                    Mar   2023

Winning Notification Time
Announcement of the ShortlistMar 11, 2023
Announcement of Award Winning InformationMar 31, 2023
IAI International Design FestivalJune 17-21, 2023
Award CeremonyJune 18, 2023
Award Winning Works Exhibition & Online ExhibitionJune 17-21, 2023
YearbookDec 2023

* If the schedual is changed due to objective factors, please follow the latest change in the website.

Award Ceremony

IAI holds the IAI International Design Festival and Award ceremony annually, to which all winners are invited.

Entry Fee

The registration fee varies based on the time period. The service includes logistics processing, related documents collecting, documents for evaluation preparing, works exhibiting, and winning works storing before the opening of the exhibition. For details, please refer to theIAI Architecture Award Participate Guide.pdf


Submission Fee

Early Submission Fee (Mar 1 - May 31, 2022)

Participants Groups

Each Entry Fee (RMB)

Multiple Entries Fee

Company (more than ten)

1000

Two for one

Company (ten or less)

900

Two for one

Design studio

900

Two for one

Institutions

900

Two for one

Individual designers

500

Two for one

Group for 2 designers

600

Two for one

Group for 3 designers

700

Two for one

Group for 4 designers

800

Two for one

Group for 5 designers

900

Two for one


Regular Submission Fee (Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2022)

Participants Groups

Each Entry Fee (RMB)

Multiple Entries Fee

Company (more than ten)

1100

Two for one

Company (ten or less)

1000

Two for one

Design studio

1000

Two for one

Institutions

1000

Two for one

Individual designers

600

Two for one

Group for 2 designers

700

Two for one

Group for 3 designers

800

Two for one

Group for 4 designers

900

Two for one

Group for 5 designers

1000

Two for one

*Calculation: If you submitted a total of two entries, the second work is free. If you submitted a total of three entries, only the second work is free. If you submitted a total of four entries, the second and the fourth works are free. Free entry fee only applies in the work submitted, not including fees of assessment show and winners’ service charge.


Second Round of Review: Review Display Fee 

(RMB / USD, USD available outside Mainland China)

Participants who submit their works in the early and regular period will not be required to pay the second round of review display fees after their works have been selected for the first round of review. There is no one free one for the judging fee. Participants who submit their works in the early and regular periods will not be required to pay the second round of review display fees after their works have been selected for the first round of review. There is no one free one for the judging fee. See competition process.

Participants Groups

Each Review Fee (RMB)

Company (more than ten)

1400

Company (ten or less)

1300

Design studio

1300

Institutions

1300

Individual designers

700

Group for 2 designers

800

Group for 3 designers

900

Group for 4 designers

1000

Group for 5 designers

1300


Late Submission Fee (Sep 1, 2022 - Jan 31, 2023)

(Submission fee and assessment show fee)

The participant who submits their entry works during the late period must pay for the submission fee and the assessment show fee at the same time.

Participants Groups

Each Entry Fee & Review Fee (RMB)

Company (more than ten)

1100 + 1400 = 2500

Company (ten or less)

1000 + 1300 = 2300

Design studio

1000 + 1300 = 2300

Institutions

1000 + 1300 = 2300

Individual designers

600 + 700 = 1300

Group for 2 designers

700 + 800 = 1500

Group for 3 designers

800 + 900 = 1700

Group for 4 designers

900 + 1000 = 1900

Group for 5 designers

1000 + 1300 = 2300

Special Option Fee
Award Winning Service

IAI Design Award winners are obligated to purchase the "Winners basic service package". Winners of IAI Interior Design Award should purchase this package at the same time. The service package includes the right to use the IAI Label, the works to be shown on the IAI Design Award Online Exhibition, and an IAI Design Yearbook.

Please refer to:2022 IAI winners service.pdf

IAI Brochure

If you need know more about IAI Design Award intuitively, please read the brochure:

IAI Design Award brochure 2021-2022.pdf


IAI Architecture Design Award Registration Consulting

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