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Guidelines for the Global Excellence Awards

 

Who Should Enter

Any Interior Designer/Interior Architect may submit design project(s). The project(s) must be located outside of the United States; however, the design firm may be located anywhere (including the USA). The design project(s) must have been completed no earlier than Oct. 1, 2016.

Submissions

To enter, prepare and submit:

  • Your design firm’s contact information including name, address, phone number, and email
  • Your design project’s information including name and location
  • One 250-word max description of the project challenges and one 250-word max description of specific solutions to project challenges
  • Up to 3 floor plans plus 7-10 color images of your project, including a maximum of 1 exterior image (JPG or JPEG under 1MB each)
  • Payment processed through iida.org

All submissions must be sent in electronic format. No hard copy submissions are accepted.

Categories

  • Corporate Space Large (1,000 square meters and above)
  • Corporate Space Small (under 1,000 square meters)
  • Education (elementary/secondary educational facilities, colleges/universities)
  • Entertainment (casinos, performing arts centers, sports arenas, theatres)
  • Healthcare (hospitals, outpatient clinics, medical facilities)
  • Hotels
  • Institutional (cultural, government/municipal spaces, libraries, religious spaces)
  • Public Spaces & Commercial Lobbies
  • Residences Large (125 square meters and above)
  • Residences Small (under 125 square meters)
  • Restaurants, Lounges & Bars
  • Retail (stores, boutiques)
  • Sales Centers & Show Flats
  • Showrooms & Exhibition Spaces
  • Spas, Fitness Centers, & Gymnasiums

Judging

The winning design projects are chosen by a jury of design professionals. Entry submissions will be judged on the appropriateness of the design solution and the successful integration of the elements of design.

A maximum of two winners in each category will be selected. It is at the jurors' discretion to not select a winner in each category. A "Best of Competition" winner will be selected from the category winners.

Pricing

The cost to enter is $250 USD per entry for IIDA Members, and $350 USD per entry for non-IIDA members.

Contact Information

For questions or more information Lisa Toth at ltoth@iida.org.