The Winners’ Night of the 2023 Asia Architecture Design Awards was successfully held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, with the presence of numerous architects, designers, and top experts in the fields of architecture, real estate and hospitality from 12 Asian countries.
On the evening of August 14, the winners of Asia Architecture Design Awards 2023 (AADA) were presented at Marina Bay Sands – an iconic architectural landmark of the most advanced Asian city, Singapore. This prestigious event in the Asian architecture field aims to honor and acknowledge outstanding works of architects and impressive architectural structures across the region.
The Hall of Fame area showcased images of the winning projects.
The awards ceremony was attended by numerous architects, designers, experts, consultants, and representatives from winning projects, companies, and constructions.
Opening the Winners’ Night, Mr. Dylan Yip, Deputy Director of Strategy at the Asia Award Organization, recalled the remarkable milestones of AADA. After more than 8 months, AADA received strong responses, with over 1,100 registered accounts on the official website, over 436 successfully submitted projects, and 100 projects advancing to the finals. The judging panel worked diligently to identify the 50 winners of these prestigious awards.
According to Mr. Alberto Beretta, CEO of I.F.O SRL and Head of the AADA 2023 Judging Panel, Asian architecture is known for its unique beauty, diversity, and delicate combination of tradition and modernity. “Through the AADA participating projects, we can witness the strong rise of Asian architecture with creative ideas spanning various areas, from commercial structures to social and residential constructions. Architects have applied advanced technology to create architectural masterpieces that harmonize with the environment, contributing to the sustainable development of the region and the world.”
Notable projects include the Sikanderpur Forest Regeneration project (JRA Design - India), Tops Redevelopment (ArchiGlobal Inc. – Philippines), MARSA HQ (PT. Marsa Andreo Desain – Indonesia), BMW Millennium Auto – Pattanakarn Srinakarin (V2 Design Studio – Thailand), Silhouette (What Design Studio – Malaysia), Mai Châu Culture Resort (The Modern Touch – Vietnam), and more.
Best Furniture Manufacturer award presented to the Grand Marina Saigon Hotel - The Lake Tower.
The Winners’ Night was divided into four parts, alternating between the awards presentation and special speeches from distinguished guests, top experts in the field. The themes covered were "The Future of Interior Design Industry," "Designing Livable Cities," "Connecting People through Interior Design," and "Hotels, Architecture, and Culture." These insightful talks provided fresh yet profound perspectives, offering in-depth insights and a 5-year outlook on the Asian architecture and design industry.
In addition, AADA facilitated networking, knowledge sharing, collaboration, and technical exchange among architects and experts from 12 countries in the region, forming a robust Asian architectural community network.
Architect Tan Quee Peng, Managing Director of RSP Vietnam, shared insights on the topic "Designing for Livable Cities."
As the awards ceremony concluded, AADA officially launched the new season with the theme "Emerging Asia." AADA 2024 will feature 30 categories across 6 main fields: Architectural Design, Interior Design, Retail Interior Design, Architectural Design Companies, Interior Design Companies, and Furniture Manufacturing & Retail.
AADA 2024 not only celebrates the exceptional skill and remarkable imagination showcased by architects and designers with visionary outlooks across Asia, but also aims to honor special architectural projects that are reshaping urban landscapes and cultural identities of emerging Asian nations. Registration for AADA 2024 is open until the end of January 2024. The Winners’ Night is scheduled to take place in Bangkok, Thailand.