Now in its second year, Dezeen Awards has already established itself as the most popular and desirable awards programme in the design world. It received over 4,500 entries from more than 80 countries in 2019 – a 25 per cent increase in the number of entries received, compared to the inaugural year.
Top 10 countries by entry: USA, UK, China, Australia, Italy, Japan, Germany, Canada, Hong Kong, Netherlands.
Dezeen Awards experienced the largest growth in entries from Japan (+70 per cent), China (+67 per cent), Italy (+52 per cent) and Hong Kong (+42 per cent), confirming Asia’s growing position as a creative superpower.
Rural house, small building, restaurant and bar interior, retail interior, installation design and furniture design were among the most popular categories.
Over 60 per cent of the entries were submitted by companies with less than 10 employees, cementing Dezeen’s role in championing emerging architects and designers.
A jury comprising international architects, designers and academics selected the winners. The esteemed panel includes Virgil Abloh, Marc Newson, Tom Dixon, Frida Escobedo, Kelly Hoppen, Lyndon Neri, Philippe Starck, Cristina Celestino and Patricia Urquiola.
1 : URBAN HOUSE OF THE YEAR
T Noie by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates : READ MORE
2 : RURAL HOUSE OF THE YEAR
Casa Campinarana by Laurent Troost : READ MORE
3 : HOUSING PROJECT OF THE YEAR
MLK1101 Supportive Housing by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects (LOHA) : READ MORE
4 : RESIDENTIAL REBIRTH PROJECT OF THE YEAR
Casa Morgana by J Mayer H : READ MORE
5 : CIVIC BUILDING OF THE YEAR
Viettel Academy by Vo Trong Nghia Architects : READ MORE
6 : CULTURAL BUILDING OF THE YEAR
Rong Cultural Centre by ZAV Architects : READ MORE
7 : BUSINESS BUILDING OF THE YEAR
Star Engineers Factory and Administrative Building by Studio_VDGA : READ MORE
8 : HOSPITALITY BUILDING OF THE YEAR
XY Yunlu Hotel by Atelier Liu Yuyang : READ MORE
9 : REBIRTH PROJECT OF THE YEAR
LocHal library by Inside Outside|Petra Blaisse : READ MORE
10 : SMALL BUILDING OF THE YEAR
A room for archaeologists and kids by Studio Tom Emerson : READ MORE