Winners of SIA Architectural Design awards 2021 unveiled
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Singapore – Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) has announced the recipients of the SIA Architectural Design Awards 2021, the profession’s highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architectural design.

Selected from 97 submissions, 5 Design Awards and 11 Merit Awards emerged in 7 submission categories. In addition, one project is conferred the “Design of The Year”.

The submissions were evaluated based on attributes such as Architectural Quality, Originality / Innovation, Sensitivity to Context, Environmental Sustainability & Climatic Response, Response to Users’ Needs, and Elegance of Construction & Detail.

The judging panel comprised local and international industry professional Ar. Richard Lai, (President, Singapore Institute of Architects); Professor Ho Puay Peng (Head of Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore); Ar. Yip Yuen Hong (Partner, ipli Architects); Mr Pitupong Chaowakul (Founder, Supermachine Studio); and Adjunct Professor Kirsti Simpson (Principal, Hassell).

1. Residential Projects

Merit Award

o House of Gables by RT+Q Architects Pte Ltd

o ME House by Park + Associates Pte Ltd

o SkyParc @ Dawson by Design Link Architects Pte Ltd

o Al Algarrabosa by Kerry Hill Architects Pte Ltd

2. Commercial Projects

Design Award

o Garden Curtain Wall by Formwerkz Architects LLP

o One & Only, Desaru Coast by Kerry Hill Architects Pte Ltd

Merit Award

o Wilmar International by RSP Architects Planners & Engineers (Pte) Ltd

3. Institutional Projects

Merit Award

o NUS E7 by architects 61 pte ltd

4. Special Categories

Design Award

o National Day Parade 2018 Stage by Asolidplan / Solid Architects LLP

Merit Award

o East Coast Park Rejuvenation by RSP Architects Planners & Engineers (Pte) Ltd

o Prototype Sales Gallery + Experience Centre by Formwerkz Architects LLP

5. Interior Architecture

Design Award

o Citi Wealth Hub by Ministry of Design Pte Ltd [Design of the Year]

o delight: Singapore Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2018 by YUME Architects and Genome Architects Pte Ltd

Merit Award

o Beijing Courtyard House by Studio iF

o The Hafary Gallery by Park + Associates Pte Ltd

o YTL Headquarters by Ministry of De