Entries are now open for the Surface Design Awards which celebrate the most impressive and sustainable use of surface materials in, and on, architectural projects from around the world. The last edition attracted 107 entries spanning 15 different countries including India, Egypt, Italy, China, San Marino, Oman, and the USA.
The Supreme Winner of the 2021 Surface Design Awards went, for the second year running to a project both designed and located in India: Symbiosis University Hospital and Research Center in Pune, India by IMK Architects.
The 2022 Awards include a new category: The Architectural Photography Award will embrace photography focusing on architecture and interior design including exterior or interior images. Both amateurs and professional photographers are invited to enter this Award.
Other categories for 2022 are: Commercial Building (Interior and Exterior), Housing (Interior and Exterior), Landscape + Public Realm, Light & Surface (Interior and Exterior), Public Building (Interior and Exterior) and Temporary Structure. Sustainability will again be a leading criteria for every entry and applicants must produce a statement and calculation for the carbon footprint of the cladding/materials used.
The Awards Presentation ceremony will be on Thursday 10 February 2022 as part of the annual Surface Design Show, the industry’s leading event for architects and designers taking place in London’s Business Design Centre from 8th to 10th February 2022.
Entries will be accepted through https://www.surfacedesignshow.com/surface-design-awards until 24th September 2021.
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